Shafer Trail, Canyonlands National Park

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Shafer Trail is located in Canyonlands National Park. Plan your visit to Shafer Trail and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Canyonlands National Park online vacation builder .
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  • On the advice of the ranger at the Canyonlands Visitor Center, we took the Shafer Canyon Road drive. She said to allow 2 hours, 4WD was recommended and not required and we would "love" it. Not sure if...  more »
  • A buddy of mine and I rented a Jeep at Farabee's rental in town in the morning, went 4 wheeling and ended up busting an axle 20 miles out of town. We called for assistance and were back in Moab by 1:0...  more »
  • I've read some reviews of this trail on other sites and certainly you can take the switchbacks down without a high clearance vehicle, but if you are driving all the way to Moab you need it. The switch...  more »
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