Shafer Canyon Overlook, Canyonlands National Park

4.8
#5 of 15 in Nature in Canyonlands National Park
Canyon · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • A very short walk after parking. A number of exhibit signs are informative, but looking out from the promontory is fear inducing because there are no railings and the wind is very strong. Given... 
    A very short walk after parking. A number of exhibit signs are informative, but looking out from the promontory is fear inducing because there are no railings and the wind is very strong. Given...  more »
  • What a magnificent vista to tempt you as you enter the park, whetting your appetite for the delights to come. It gives you a glimpse of the Shafer Trail which you should partake in via a thrilling... 
    What a magnificent vista to tempt you as you enter the park, whetting your appetite for the delights to come. It gives you a glimpse of the Shafer Trail which you should partake in via a thrilling...  more »
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  • Great park, awesome nature,
  • Amazing views of this gorgeous landscape. Was scary with the kids since there aren't any rails or barriers at the Cliffs edge. That's probably one of the beautiful things about this park, but as a parent it's somewhat concerning.

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