With stunning aerial footage and time-lapse photography, this 15-minute video showcases the landscape of sculpted rock known as Canyonlands. A brief overview of the area's geology, natural and cultural resources, as well as recreational opportunities provides a great introduction to the park. This video is also shown at the Island in the Sky and Needles district visitor centers.
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Wilderness of Rock [43mb mp4 file]
Did You Know?
Much of canyon country's annual precipitation falls during summer monsoons. These dramatic storms often last less than twenty minutes but can cause powerful flash floods despite their brevity.