Colorado River Overlook Alternate Route

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Monticello, Utah (SanJuan County)
Last Updated: 01/28/2018

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This is an alternate route to the Colorado River Overlook four-wheel drive road within the Canyonlands Needles District. It offers a quick trip to the cliffs overlooking the mighty Colorado River. The Overlook is the easiest of backcountry roads within the Needles District, which has over 50 miles of roads which all lead you through the natural wonders of the area. This road takes you through the high desert with wide open views and it ends with an amazing view of the Colorado River and its associated canyons. This return route gives you a different perspective from the way you came in.
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