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    Canyonlands

    National Park Utah

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Multimedia Presentations

Inside Canyonlands
Join park rangers as they explore the many features of Canyonlands. These three to five minute videos provide an in-depth look at a range of topics... all of which you're likely to experience first-hand when you visit the park.
 
Orientation Video
This 15-minute video provides an introduction to Canyonlands, exploring the area's geology, natural and cultural resources, as well as recreational opportunities.
 
Wildlife Camera
Curious about what mammals live in Canyonlands? View images taken by heat/motion sensitive cameras placed in the park's backcountry.
 
Minimum Impact Video
Whether you're biking, boating, driving or hiking, your conduct matters. This ten-minute video demonstrates proper backcountry etiquette so that you can leave the park just as you found it.
 
Boating Videos
Experience the thrill of running high water in Cataract Canyon from the comfort of your desktop. Over a dozen clips are available.
 
Stewart Udall and the Creation of Canyonlands
Download audio or video of Stewart Udall discussing the creation of Canyonlands at Grand View Point on July 26, 2006.

Did You Know?

Detail of the Great Gallery pictograph panel

Some of the rock art in Horseshoe Canyon was painted over 3,000 years ago. Now known as "Barrier Canyon" style rock art, it was painted by nomadic groups of hunter-gatherers that roamed throughout the southwest. More...