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Whale Rock, Canyonlands National Park

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TripAdvisor
  • This hike is tons of fun. It is short and easy so you can do it even if you aren't really into hiking, but the rock scrambling you can do makes it fun for more serious outdoors types. Most of the hike...  more »
  • Whale Rock is a large rock formation in the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park. This district is located about 30 miles west of Moab, UT via US191 and UT313. Admission is $25/car ...  more »
  • This is a short hike up an unusually smooth huge rock shaped like a whale with a knobble on the top which you can scramble up for an excellent view. Not worth going past the highest point, just turn a...  more »
Google
  • Not quite as well known as some of the other formations, but a really cool, manageable hike. Great views.
  • Short and sweet. Plenty of crypto
  • Great view