Top Things to Do Near Moab


Moab is small town in eastern Utah with close proximity to both Canyonlands National Park and Arches National Park.  It attracts many tourists to these parks.  In addition, it is an extremely popular base for mountain bikers and off-roaders.

the needles, short hikes in canyonlands

Day 173 – Utah Byways – Part 2

Day 173 of Year Long Roadtrip Following Scenic Byways in the USA

Short Hikes in Canyonlands National Park

I began an early morning in Canyonlands National Park in a light sprinkle.  The map showed four short hikes in Canyonlands that I wanted to cover before lunch as I wanted to reach Moab in time to find a campsite.  In addition, if the sun came out, I wanted Petey to be comfortable in VANilla since dogs aren’t allowed on the trails. Continue reading “Day 173 – Utah Byways – Part 2”