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Day 4: Canyonlands National Park, Island in the Sky District.


Overview of this Site
The Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands National Park is probably the best place to get as complete as possible view of the Colorado Plateau geologic section. See the caption for Photo 1 on the next page.
To get to Island in the Sky travel north from Moab, Utah, and then travel west on Highway 313. Highway 313 actually goes to Dead Horse Point State Park, but to get to the Island you head west rather than east at the junction of the roads to Dead Horse and the Island.