Needles District, Canyonlands National Park & Ruin Park 4x4 Tour
Join this four-wheel expedition into the Needles District of the Canyonlands National Park for a day of exploring the remnants of the ancient ones who called the area home long before modern settlers, taking in amazing rock art panels and pristine ruins.
In the Needles District of the National Park, you can discover an amazing desert landscape of stacked boulders, soaring spires, and dramatic color on this great back country trip. Intriguing canyons meander for miles throughout the park and entice hikers. The rock layers exhibit colorful bands that seem to change hue with each movement of the sun. Narrow cracks between spires of rock provide challenge and excitement for hikers as they navigate the trails. And hidden in the canyons of the Needles District is one of the largest concentrations of Native American rock art and ruins in the entire Southwest in one of America's last wilderness parks.
The four-by-four roads are bumpy, but not treacherous, and the hiking to see the ancient ruins and rock art is easy, although it can be a long day. This beautiful area is one of the most well-kept secrets in America and represents the very heart and soul of the park. Let this four-by-four tour guide you to the hidden treasures of Canyonlands National Park, where you can feel the mystery of the ancient Anasazi, who disappeared without explanation in approximately 1250 C.E. Attempt to sort out the puzzle as you hike to the points of interest and view the amazing remnants of a long-gone culture on this day-long expedition.