Island In The Sky

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Island In The Sky is the name of the northeastern district of Canyonlands National Park. Given its proximity to Moab, Utah, this is the part of Canyonlands that most tourists see. Island in The Sky has a little bit more for the “city person” than the other three remote districts, offering more short dayhikes, road-side viewpoints, a visitor center, better dirt road access and shorter return trip to civilization than other parts of Canyonlands. Don’t let this fool you though, the Island in the Sky has plenty of amazing hikes and scenery, just a little less solitude than the Maze, Needles District or Horseshoe Canyon portions of this vast and varied national park.