Canyonlands National Park
Cities & Towns
Moab, Utah: 32 miles northeast of Island in the Sky Visitor Center; 75 miles northeast of Needles Visitor Center
Monticello, Utah: 78 miles southeast of Island in the Sky Visitor Center; 49 miles south of Needles Visitor Center
Blanding, Utah:99 miles south of Island in the Sky Visitor Center; 70 miles south of Needles Visitor Center
I-70 (Crescent Junction, Utah): 29 miles north of Island in the Sky Visitor Center; 106 miles north of Needles Visitor Center
Green River, Utah: 49 miles north of Island in the Sky Visitor Center; 126 miles north of Needles Visitor Center
Parks & Monuments
Coloardo National Monument: 112 miles east of Island in the Sky Visitor Center
Dead Horse Point State Park: 5 miles east of Island in the Sky Visitor Center
Arches National Park: 25 miles northeast of Island in the Sky Visitor Center; 79 miles north of Needles Visitor Center
Natural Bridges National Monument: 129miles southwest of Needles Visitor Center
Monument Valley (AZ): 79 miles south of Needles Visitor Center
Hovenweep National Monument: 117 miles east of Needlestor Center
Mesa Verde National Park (CO): 126 miles east of Needles Visitor Center
Capitol Reef National Park: 140 miles west of Island in the Sky Visitor Center; 190 miles northwest of Needles Visitor Center
Goosnecks of the San Juan State Park: 150 miles southeast from the Needles District.
Edge of the Cedars State Park: 87 miles southeast from the Needles District.
Recreation & Wilderness Areas
Lake Powell NRA (Hite Marina): 169 miles southwest
Canyon Rims RA: (BLM)
Historic & Points of Interest
Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry (BLM - Price)
CEU Prehistoric Museum (Price)
Dan O'Laurie Museum (Moab)
Devil's Garden Picnic Area (BLM)
Hollywood Stuntman's Hall of Fame (Moab)
Newspaper Rock State Historic Site (near Monticello)
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