Canyonlands , Arches, and Zion National Parks

Canyonlands , Arches, and Zion National Parks

March 23, 2019 to March 29, 2019
08:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Explore 3 of the west’s best National Parks with Adventure this Spring Break. Join us on a week-long trip as we tour the dramatic desert landscapes of Canyonlands, Arches, and Zion National Parks. In Canyonlands, the largest national park in Utah, we will explore countless canyons, mesas, and buttes by the Colorado River. Known for its dramatic desert landscapes, flat-topped mesa with panoramic overlooks, and towering rock pinnacles. The Canyonlands is the perfect place for anyone looking for adventure. We wil also visit Arches and Zion.  

Trip Cost     
Student and SRWC Member: $255
Faculty, Staff and Alumni Association: $285
Affiliate: $300
Sponsored Guest: $510  
Pre-Trip Meeting / Sign-Up Deadline
March 21, 2019 @ 6pm

Activity Level 
4 – Epic

Trip Departs From
CSUSB Student Recreation and Wellness Center
Day 1: On the first day we will hunker down for the long drive to Canyonlands National Park and set up camp at Creek Pasture Group Site just outside of the park.

Day 2: We will take us deep into the canyons to marvel at one of the parks beautiful landmarks: Druid Arch

Day 3: We will explore a historic cowboy camp and then move over to Moab Valley Campground where we will head over to Arches National Park to Explore a few short hikes to Balanced Rock and Park Avenue Viewpoint

Day 4: We will take us to the northern regions of Canyonlands to admire the beautiful sites such as The Grand View, Mesa Arch, and many other spots.

Day 5: We will spend a full day in Arches National Park to see some famous arches (Delicate Arch, Landscape Arch, etc) as well as other lesser known ones. After our day in Arches, we will make our way to Zion National Park!

Day 6: We will spend one full day in Zion to check out some of it's most famous hikes such as Angel's landing, Emerald Pools, Weeping Rock and more!

Day 7: On the final day we will do some last minute exploring in Zion National Park before we finally depart for the drive back home from our excellent week long adventure.


15 meals are included, starting with breakfast on day 2 (6 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 3 dinners) 
5 meals are not included (1 lunch and 4 dinners). Bring money. 

Hygiene and Comfort
We will be staying in reserved campsites and cabins. The campsites are within close proximity to vault toilets and there are NO showers. We will treat water from a nearby spring or bring enough water from CSUSB or town. You will have the option to share a tent with one or two people or sleep out under the cover of the stars.  Light weight tents, warm synthetic sleeping bags, foam pads and ground tarps will be provided to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep. The ground consists of soft soil.  

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