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Whale Rock, Canyonlands National Park
(4/5 based on 30 reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • 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 »
  • Easily access from the road if you want to visit it but just as good to look at from the pull in. One more great rock formation in Utah's set. 
  • My wife and I hiked this trail on a Friday in early October 2016 on a swing through the big 5 Utah national parks. We had just finished a moderate hike and wanted something a bit easier to give us tim...  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