The Needles, Canyonlands National Park

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The Needles is located in Canyonlands National Park. Our Canyonlands National Park trip itinerary planner makes visiting The Needles and other Canyonlands National Park attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We visited the Needles section for the first time in our recent trip to the Moab, UT area this past mid-September and were not disappointed. We hiked the entire Chesler Park Loop (11 mi. RT) from 7am-...  more »
  • The drive off of US Route 191 to the south rim of the park is beautiful. There are places along the way to stop and hike or take photos. The visitor’s center staff is very helpful. However at 2:00 pm ...  more »
  • We were excited to see the visitor center was open and the rangers were very helpful. We were about to leave but found out that the sunset is usually very good, so we stayed an extra 45 minutes to wit...  more »

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