This sightseeing tour of Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Stare Park is one of a kind. Route into parks includes Scenic Byway UT-128 route along the Colorado River with majestic rock walls towering above. Short stops to Postcard Point and Fisher Valley allow for great views of Fisher Towers, Fisher Mesa and Castle Rock including many other buttes, mesas and towering rock formations. At Arches Natioanl Park you'll see concentration of sandstone arches along with numerous pinnacles, spires, balanced rocks and rock fins. You'll also see places like:
*Windows & Double Arch Area
*Delicate Arch Viewpoint
Drive from Arches to Dead Horse Point along scenic byway UT-313 that meanders through Red Rock country with views of Monitor Buttes and La Sal Mountains. Enjoy panoramic views of Canyonlands from this high plateau 2000 feet above Colorado River overlooking sculpted pinnacles and Buttes. Upon arrival at Dead Horse Point, optional lunch at Pony Express Coffee Shop which offers hot/cold beverages, fruit smoothies, sandwiches, wraps, baked goods and ice cream.
*Enjoy the views from 8 overlooks connected by 7 miles of easy walking trails.
*Drive to Dead Horse Point Overlook for panoramic views of Canyonlands
From Dead Horse Point along the mesa to Utah's largest national park, Island in the Sky region of Canyonlands National Park. Capture many of the most spectacular views in the canyon country from numerous pull outs and short walks along the paved scenice route atop the massive1500 foot mesa. See areas such as:
*Grand View Point
*Green Rover Overlook
*Shafer Canyon Overlook
After finishing Canyonlands, finish the loop and depart for Grand Junction with views of the remote Book Cliffs alng the way. Then get dropped off at lodging in Grand Junction.