White Rim Trail Canyonlands Full-Day 4x4/Hiking Tour Moab, UT

NAVTEC Expeditions321 N Main StreetMoab, UT 84532
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Total Price: $330.00 (USD)


Experience the thrill of off-roading in Canyonlands National Park on the White Rim 4X4/Hiking Tour. This full-day adventure takes you to some of the most spectacular spots in the park, such as Island in the Sky, Gooseneck Overlook, Musselman Arch, Lathrop Canyon and the Shafer Trail. Don't miss this chance to see Canyonlands from a different perspective!

up to 9 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

  • This full-day tour will depart at 8:00 AM from the NAVTEC Expedition office in Moab and return around 5:00 PM.
  • Includes transport by 4x4 vehicle, ice water (refills), lemonade, lunch and guide service.
  • All participants must sign a waiver prior to departure.
  • Operates year round and has a 3-passenger minimum.
  • Suitable for all ages, but children age 7 and under require a car/booster seat. Please bring your own car/booster seat as they are not provided.
  • The tour involves moderate hiking on uneven terrain, so sturdy footwear is recommended.
  • Offers stunning views of the Colorado River, Dead Horse Point and the Island in the Sky district.
  • The tour is a great way to experience the beauty and diversity of Canyonlands National Park.


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Go deep into the backcountry of Canyonlands National Park with this off-road excursion along the famous White Rim Trail. From popular sights such as Island in the Sky and Gooseneck Overlook, to short optional hikes leading to secret caves and hidden wonders, NAVTEC’s guides will show you landscapes and wonders of Canyonlands National Park that many visitors miss.

Your journey begins with a four-wheel drive (4WD) into the park's rugged terrain. While the comfortable 4x4 vehicle serves as your transportation, you’ll stop along the route for a number of excellent hikes into caves and caverns that lie just beneath the White Rim Sandstone layer. The hikes are short in duration, moderate in difficulty, and are optional. These brief yet rewarding excursions reveal secret canyons, hidden passages, and a sense of discovery and magic.

The White Rim sandstone is a defining feature of Canyonlands National Park that creates an expansive rock terrace stretching from the Colorado River to the Green River. This dominant feature contributes to the park’s grand vistas and magnificent natural beauty. With the Colorado River beneath you on one side and the cliffs of Dead Horse Point on the other, you’ll witness a sight to remember for years to come.

During the tour, you’ll stop for a picnic lunch amidst the scenic beauty of the park, included in the cost of your adventure. Explore such park treasures as the Goose Neck, Lathrop Canyon, Musselman Arch, and the thrilling Shafer Trail, each offering unique perspectives of the surrounding landscape and the mighty Colorado River.

Departing at 8:00 AM from NAVTEC Expedition’s office in Moab, this full-day White Rim Trail Canyonlands tour promises an immersive experience. For your convenience, pick-up is available from local hotels, motels, and campgrounds with advance request.

Operating year-round, this tour provides a personalized experience with licensed and experienced guides. Ice water (refills), lemonade, and a quality lunch is included in the tour price.

Ensure a comfortable excursion by bringing sun protection, sturdy footwear, and a day pack for essentials. Don't forget your camera, but please carry cell phones and cameras at your own risk.

Reservations are recommended, with certain trip minimums in place. If the minimum passenger requirement is not met, you will be offered alternative departure options, the opportunity to pay the third fare, or a full refund.

Experience the essence of Canyonlands with this Island in the Sky tour, where adventure awaits at every turn. Book your tickets today!
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Frequently Asked Questions about White Rim Trail Canyonlands 4x4/Hiking Tour

Where does the White Rim Trail Canyonlands 4x4/Hiking Tour depart?

White Rim Trail Canyonlands 4x4/Hiking Tour departs at 8:00 am from the NAVTEC Expedition office at 321 N. Main Street, Moab, Utah.

When should I arrive?

Please be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to departure.

Does this tour offer hotel pick-up service?

Yes, the tour includes pick-up from most Moab motels and campgrounds with advance request. To arrange for pick-up, please make your request when booking, or call the number on your e-ticket prior to your tour date.

What should I bring?

You should bring sun protection (sunglasses, sunscreen, hat or visor), a refillable water bottle, a day pack, and a camera (carried at own risk). You should also dress appropriately for the weather and wear layers.

How long is the tour?

Tour duration is approximately 9 hours from departure to return.

What is the White Rim sandstone layer?

The White Rim sandstone layer is a hard rock terrace that covers the park from the Colorado River to the Green River. It creates a white rim around the mesa and contributes to the scenic vistas of Canyonlands.

What is Musselman Arch?

Musselman Arch is a natural rock bridge that spans 187 feet (57 m) across a side canyon. It is one of the largest and most impressive arches in Canyonlands.

What is Lathrop Canyon?

Lathrop Canyon is a deep and narrow canyon that cuts through the White Rim layer and reaches the Colorado River. It offers a scenic hike along a creek bed and a view of the river.

What is Gooseneck Overlook?

Gooseneck overlook is a viewpoint that offers a panoramic view of the Colorado River as it makes a sharp bend around a sandstone peninsula. It is one of the most photographed spots in Canyonlands.

What is Canyonlands National Park?

Canyonlands National Park is a vast and rugged park that preserves a colorful landscape of canyons, mesas, arches, rivers and rock formations. It covers 337,598 acres (136,621 hectares) of land in southeastern Utah.