4x4 Jeep Tours (Trips operated Year Round*)

2016 ARCHES & CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARKS
BACKCOUNTRY 4X4 TOURS
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Backcountry tours are operated in Jeep Wranglers. We advise that if you are over 6'2" and/or 225lbs. to please consult our office prior to booking.

Spectable archArches National Park information and maps: http://www.nps.gov/arch/index.htm

Arches National Park – Backcountry 4x4 Half Day
$85 adult / $75 youth (17 & under)
Morning: 7:15 am to depart at 7:30 am; return approx. 11:30 am
Afternoon: 12:45 pm to depart at 1:00 pm; return approx. 5:00 pm

Arches National Park is known for its many natural sandstone arches. This guided tour will allow you to learn about the history, archeology, and geology of this world famous National Park, with one of our experDoubleienced and knowledgeable guides. This tour will take you into some of the remote backcountry areas of Arches, which few get to see. You will get to experience steep rock walls, sweeping sandstone dunes & fins, and meandering valleys. Along the way, you will get to see Marching Men, Tower Arch, Eye of the Whale arch, and on your way out of the Park - dinosaur tracks! All this from the comfort of one of our fully enclosed, air-conditioned, 4x4 vehicles. Click here for printable itinerary.
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Arches & Canyonlands National Parks – Backcountry 4x4 Full Day
$145 adult / $125 youth (17 & under)
7:15 am to depart at 7:30 am; return approx. 5:00 pm (lunch included)

This tour combines both Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in one day. You will experience the wonders that both these parks have to offer while riding in the comfort of one of our fully enclosed, air-conditioned, 4x4 vehicles. Marvel at the towering rock walls, sweeping sandstone landscapes, and the sheer beauty that is laid out before you. Throughout this day long adventure your experienced and knowledgeable guide will provide you with information on the parks, from the history to the archeology and geology of the area. Your guide will also point out formations and other landscapes along the way, which many visitors to these parks might miss on their own. A delightful lunch is included with this all day adventure. Click here for printable itinerary.

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Arches National Park – 4x4 Full Day (with Hike to Delicate Arch)
$145 adult / $125 youth (17 & under)
7:15 am to depart at 7:30 am; return approx. 5:00 pm (lunch included)

This tour begins with a morning hike to Delicate Arch that is approximately 2 hours round trip. Arches National Park is known for its many natural sandstone arches. This guided tour will allow you to learn about the history, archeology, and geology of this world famous National Park, with one of our experienced and knowledgeable guides. This tour will take you into some of the remote backcountry areas of Arches, which few get to see. You will get to experience steep rock walls, sweeping sandstone dunes & fins, and meandering valleys. Along the way, you will get to see Marching Men, Tower Arch, Eye of the Whale arch, and on your way out of the Park - dinosaur tracks! All this from the comfort of one of our fully enclosed, air-conditioned, 4x4 vehicles.

Sorry: Arches full day tour with the Delicate Arch hike is sold out for 2017.

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Canyonlands National Park information & maps: http://www.nps.gov/cany/index.htm

Canyonlands National Park – DoubleBackcountry 4x4 ½ Day
$85 adult / $75 youth (17 & under)
Morning: 7:15 am to depart at 7:30 am; return approx. 11:30 am
Afternoon: 12:45 pm to depart at 1:00 pm; return approx. 5:00 pm
The Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park is the focus of this excellent half day tour. Set 2,000 feet above the canyon floor below, we will descend from the top of the mesa via the famous Shafer Trail. Using Shafer Trail’s winding switchbacks the tour will take guests from atop the mesa to the meandering river corridor below. Throughout the tour your experienced and knowledgeable guide will provide you with information on the Park and the various scenery that you will see. There will be an emphasis on the history, archeology, and geology of the area. Your guide will also point out natural sandstone arches, and other formation that many visitors might miss on their own while visiting the Park and the canyons below. This tour offers guests the opportunity to see the splendor of Canyonlands from the comfort of our fully enclosed, air-conditioned, 4x4 vehicles. Tour could be ran in reverse, or bottom of the canyon climbing up.

Be sure to talk with our friendly staff, before making a reservation for this tour, if you have any problems with terrain heights.

Click here for printable itinerary.
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Famed White Rim Trail – Island In The Sky District of Canyonlands National Park – 4x4 Full Day
Double $145 adult / $125 youth (17 & under)
7:30 am to depart at 7:45 am; return approx. 6:00 pm (lunch included)

Come experience a part of Canyonlands National Park that many do not get to see. On this tour your guide will take you on the renowned White Rim Trail, which traverses into the very heart of Canyonlands. With this tour there is the option of taking some moderately short hikes that will allow you to explore hidden passages and secret canyons only accessed via the White Rim Trail. Your experienced and knowledgeable guide will provide you with information not only on the Park and its spectacular scenery, but also the history, archeology, and geology of the surrounding area. You will see such sights as the Goose Neck, Lathrop Canyon, Musselman Arch, and the well-known Shafer Trail. When not on one of the optional hikes, you will be traveling in one of our comfortable, fully enclosed, air-conditioned, 4x4 vehicles.

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Elephant Hill / Needles District – Canyonlands National Park – 4x4 Full Day
Double $175 adult / $165 youth (17 & under)
7:30 am to depart at 7:45 am; return approx. 5:00 - 6:00 pm (lunch included)

Traveling into the heart of the Needles district of Canyonlands National Park, you will be awed by the scenic vistas and incredible nature made formations. This tour will take you over the infamous Elephant Hill, which is known for being one of the most challenging trails in Southeastern Utah. You will then pass through the Devil’s Kitchen and cruise down the Devil’s Lane, to then encounter SOB Hill, yet another challenge to this impressive 4x4 trail. A variety of wildlife is also likely to be seen while traveling in the Needles district. We are limited on hiking time and need to move along at a constant pace. Hikes are optional. Regardless you will get to experience the wonder, beauty, and silence of the Needles.
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Full Day Needles Trip – Canyonlands National Park – 4x4 Full Day
Ruins at Lavender Canyon$175 adult / $165 youth (17 & under)
7:30 am to depart at 7:45 am; return approx. 5:00 - 6:00 pm (lunch included)

Traveling south of Moab to the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park, this tour will take you through the seldom visited, but spectacular canyons of the Needles District. You will get to see a number of natural arches. There are also quite a few Anasazi Indian ruins on this four-wheel-drive adventure, which you will get to see as well. Your experienced and knowledgeable guide will provide you with information not only on the Park and its spectacular scenery, but also the history, archeology, and geology of this amazing area. This tour offers guests the opportunity to see the splendor of Canyonlands from the comfort of our fully enclosed, air-conditioned, 4x4 vehicles.
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Horseshoe Canyon – Canyonlands National Park – 4x4 Full Day and hiking
Double$175 adult / $165 youth (17 & under)
7:30 am to depart at 7:45 am; return approx. 6:00 - 7:00 pm (lunch included)

Horseshoe Canyon, located in the expansive Maze District of Canyonlands National Park, is home to mysterious archeological sites and extravagant life size rock art panels. Traveling into the heart of Robbers Roost Country - once home to Butch Cassidy and his cattle rustlers - you will be awed by this beautifully isolated and remote part of Canyonlands. Once we have reached the rim of Horseshoe Canyon via our comfortable 4x4 vehicles, we will pack lunch and fill water bottles to begin our decent into the canyon below. The canyon floor rests 650 feet below the rim, and the hike down and back is about 7 miles. The hike can be strenuous, especially hiking back out of the canyon; and you will want to be in reasonably good physical condition to truly enjoy this awe-inspiring hike. Double

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*Itineraries are subject to change due to road conditions and/or the weather.
8.6% sales tax and $5.00 pp, per park entrance fee not included (Park Pass Valid) in trip prices where applicable.
Utah State Law requires that children 8 years or younger, or under 57 inches, must have a proper child’s car seat.


OVERNIGHT CANYONLANDS JEEP EXCURSIONS

3 DAY – WHITE RIM TRAIL
Enjoy the beauty of Canyonlands National Park via the world renowned White Rim Trail. This 100-mile backcountry trail will take you into the heart of the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands. Our experienced guides will help you explore various areas on several guided hikes. Relax in the evenings while our guides take care of all your camping need. All your meals will also be taken care of by your guides while you are out on this adventure.
$825 Adult/Child (7 - 17)
Meets at 7:15 am to depart at 7:30 am. Returns around 5:00 pm on the 3rd day.


4 DAY MAZE TOUR with HIKING
The Maze district of Canyonlands National Park, is a spectacularly isolated region, that will amaze and astound all who are lucky enough to visit this remote area. This four-day tour will undoubtedly become an unforgettable treasure trove of memories, filled with breath taking sights around every corner. There are several hikes on the adventure that will allow to really get in and explore this isolated area called the Maze.
$1,250 Adult/Child (8 - 17)
Meets at 7:15 am to depart at 7:30 am. Returns around 5:00 pm on the 4th day.


5 DAY MAZE & CATARACT CANYON
The Maze district of Canyonlands National Park, is a spectacularly isolated region, that will amaze and astound all who are lucky enough to visit this remote area. Along with getting to explore this amazing region in one of our backcountry vehicles, you will also be experiencing the thrills and excitement of the legendary Cataract Canyon. Our skilled and knowledgeable guides will expertly combine these two unique adventures into one unforgettable experience.
$1,495 Adult/Child (8 - 17)
Meets at 7:15 am to depart at 7:30 am. Returns around 5:00 pm on the 5th day.


NEEDLES 3 DAY JEEP/HIKING CAMP OUT
Adult: $895 Child (7-17): $895
This tour will have guests exploring the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. Jeeps will carry guests and gear to various areas of the park that are 4x4 accessible, while hiking tours will allow for a deeper exploration of certain areas. Camping gear, an experience & knowledgeable guide, along with your meals from lunch day 1 to lunch day 3 are all included.


4 DAY CATARACT CANYON and NEEDLES JEEP/CAMP OUT
Adult: $1,495 Child (7-17): $1,495
Enjoy 3 days rafting through the infamous Cataract Canyon, that will be taking you through the very heart of Canyonlands National Park. After 3 exciting days on the river you will be flown from Hite Marina on Lake Powell to Monticello, Utah, to meet up with our jeeps for your next 2 days exploring more of Canyonlands. Jeeps will carry you and your gear to various areas of the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park that are 4x4 accessible, while hiking tours will allow for a deeper exploration of certain areas. Camping gear, an experience & knowledgeable guide, along with your meals from lunch day 1 to lunch the last day are all included.


3 DAY WHITE RIM/LATHROP CANYON and CATARACT CANYON
Adult: $1,244 Child (7-17): $1,024
This tour takes guests, via jeep/4x4 vehicle into Canyonlands National Park via Moab’s Potash Road. The 4x4 road connects to the famous White Rim Trail inside Canyonlands. After connecting with the White Rim Trail, we will work our way down to the Colorado River via a trail called Lathrop Canyon. The rafts that will be taking guests through Cataract Canyon will be waiting at the mouth of Lathrop Canyon. Guests will then be enjoying 3 nights rafting through the infamous Cataract Canyon, that will be taking them through the very heart of Canyonlands National Park. Camping gear, an experience & knowledgeable guide, along with your meals from lunch day 1 to lunch the last day are all included.


This service is operated by Myke Hughes, Inc. & American Wilderness Exp. DBA Adrift Adventures, a Concessionaire under contract with the US Government and administered by the National Park Service. The Concessionaire is responsible for conducting these operations in a satisfactory manner.  The park service approves all prices and services.  Please address comments to Superintendant of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks 2282 S.W. Resource Blvd., Moab, UT 84532


FULL–DAY COMBINATION 3-HOUR JET BOAT/ LUNCH / 4-HOUR JEEP TRIP -
Meet at our office at 8:45 a.m., return about 5:00 p.m.
Jeep tour will go into the backcountry of Canyonlands National Park. Jet boat travels down the Colorado River into the park.
$165 adult / $147 child (4 to 12)
Return times are approximate, and vary depending on water levels and road conditions.

3/4 DAY COMBINATION JET BOAT/JEEP TRIP (lunch included)
1 hour Jet boat, lunch, and 4 hour Jeep trip
Jeep tour will go into the backcountry of Canyonlands National Park. Jet boat travels down the Colorado River.
Meet at our office 10:40 am and return 5:00 pm.
Adult: $129 / $111 Child (4 to 12)
Return times are approximate, and vary depending on water levels and road conditions.

4HR. JEEP/1HR. SPIN & SPLASH (lunch included)
Jetboat Hell's Revenge Adrift Moab Adult: $120 Child (4-12): $102
Jet boat will travel up river from departure location, to run through some rapids. Jeep tour will go into the infamous backcountry of Canyonlands National Park, in the Island in the Sky district. Lunch is included. *For jet boat only: children must be 4 years old and weigh at least 50 lbs. Max weight for jet boat is 330 lbs. *For jeep: children under 57 inches need to have a proper car seat under Utah State law. Max weight for jeep is 250 lbs.
Jeep/Jet - 7:00 am to depart at 7:30 am; return approx. 2:00 pm
Jet/Jeep - 10:30 am to depart at 11:00 am; return approx. 5:00 pm

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HUMMER/RIVER COMBINATION (Not in National Park)

2 Hr. Hummer trip to Hell's Revenge with afternoon river trip through the Fisher Towers Section of the Colorado River. Meet at our office at 8:45 a.m. and return approximately 4:00 p.m.

Adult $119 Child (4-17) $89 lunch included

JEEP/RIVER COMBINATION (Jeep portion only in national park)

Combination half-day jeeping with a half-day river trip on the Colorado River through the Fisher Towers section. Picnic lunch included. (See Canyonlands Jeep AM/PM and Raft AM/PM for trip descriptions.)

Rafting Fisher ToweersJEEP AND RAFT- 7:30 a.m.
Meet at our office at 7:15 a.m.; return about 4:00 p.m.

$125 adult / $105 child (4 to 17)

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