Runnin' Iron Inn

Rte 191, Monticello, Utah, United States | Inn
 

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Needles District, Canyonlands National Park

A travel blog entry by jonmatters

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It has been over a week since I paid for a campsite. I just spent four nights at the Needles section of Canyonlands National Park and camped for free on the BLM land just outside the park. While the park has its own campground, it costs $15/night and has no amenities other than water and toilets. Why not do some dispersed camping nearby, have no neighbors, and just drive to nearby water and toilets?

Canyonlands NP is so large and wild that ...

National Parks ahoy! More Van adventures

A travel blog entry by leilapaulrtw

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We headed out in the morning from our Motel 6 room into the countryside again and only half an hour into our northward journey to Grand Canyon we had to stop because of a thunder storm. The storms in America are wild man! After a quick stop to let the storm pass, as our wipers just couldn't go fast enough, we arrived at the grand canyon National park gates and flashed our passes. It wasn't a mile past the gates before we stood on a cliff ...

Needle match

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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... the Colorado River. The Green is a 700+ mile tributary of the Colorado and of course the Colorado is responsible for the Grand Canyon so I have seen it already on this trip. When I reached the trailhead and figured out the parking (there is none so park it like you stole it) I was the only one there – this bode well for the hike. Unfortunately I was less than half a K in when I got lost and went up a random canyon! I quickly turned my self ...

Canyonlands - Needles area & Newspaper Rock

A travel blog entry by ranlo

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... NEEDLES AREA
Newspaper Rock
The rock is jammed with petroglyphs, which are estimated to be 2,000 years of man's activities (unfortunately, intermixed with more recent graffity).
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Canyonlands National Park

A travel blog entry by postcardsus

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Squaw Flat Campgrond
Site #3 - National Park Campground with water nearby, no site electric, no dump station.

Canyonlands offers desert hiking at its best and with views of the canyon formation that will remain in our minds for a long time.

Weather during our visit -- High/Low: 87-93 /44-55

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This inn, located on Rte 191, Monticello, is near Navajo Trail.
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