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Big Spring Canyon Overlook

The Needles, Canyonlands National Park, UT
+1 435-719-2313
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Nice drive to view the Needles region

This is a nice paved road to the Overlook. the overlook provides a nice view of the periphery of... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
TravelingDeacon
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Dothan, Alabama
Overlook Underwhelms But Worth The Scenic Drive To Get There

Big Spring Canyon Overlook is an attraction in the Needles district of Canyonlands National Park... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
CrankingChick
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Tucson, Arizona
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The Needles, Canyonlands National Park, UT
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+1 435-719-2313
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is a nice paved road to the Overlook. the overlook provides a nice view of the periphery of the Needles region of Canyonlands.

Thank TravelingDeacon
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Big Spring Canyon Overlook is an attraction in the Needles district of Canyonlands National Park. The intriguing canyon cliffs are carved from eroded Cedar Mesa sandstone that is streaked and capped with white sediment. The Needles district is in the southeast corner of Canyonlands Park,...More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The Big Spring Canyon Overlook offers a wonderful panorama. Easily accessible at the end of the road, it is also the launching point for those planning the hike to the Green River and Colorado River Confluence Overlook.

1  Thank Glenn M
Reviewed 11 July 2016

For the commitment that you have to make to drive to Big Spring Canyon Overlook, I was really expecting a better payoff at the end. Don't get me wrong, it's a beautiful drive on Highway 211 & then onto the federal road that eventually leads...More

2  Thank Dave J
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

The Canyonlands Park visit was one of the best experiences I've had across several continents. The canyons were one of the greater views throughout the park, but frankly, so was everything else! Sunrise to sunset, we explored the trails and climbed, walked, ran, and posed...More

Thank Sully S
Reviewed 11 September 2015

At the end of the road in The Needles portion of Canyonlands. Pleasant place to easily walk around the stone formations and see the the small canyon. Lots of opportunities for great pictures. Near the trailhead for the Slickrock hike.

1  Thank Knox10SC
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful area and definitely worth the time to take a look at if you want a really pretty panoramic view. If you are a photographer you will really enjoy this area. Bring lots of water if it's during the summer time it...More

1  Thank Spencer V
Reviewed 8 May 2012

I visited the 'Big Spring Canyon Overlook' during my multi-day visit to the magical Canyonlands NP, as part of my month-long tour of the Utah/Arizona natural attractions last year. I have posted separate reviews for several individual trails/overlooks, plus an 'introductory' review for the 2...More

8  Thank LPWilliams
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