Desert Wildflower Seminar

Vehicle tour and short hikes with Joel Tuhy

  • Where: The Moab, UT area
  • When: May 10, 2014
  • Number of Days/Nights: One day
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 4, Maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and Youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: $100 adults and youth 16+
  • Deposit: Deposit is full fee
  • Join us for our full day Desert Wildflower Seminar exploring the Moab area, and learn to identify wildflower species at the peak of their bloom. Trip includes transportation and lunch.
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Moab’s Ancient Past Rock Art Tour

  • Where: Moab Area every Friday, Saturday and Sunday!
  • What months available:

    May through October, 2013 (except during CFI closure late July)

  • Time: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 1, maximum 10
  • Age Group: Adults and children 4+
  • Cost per Person: $65
  • Deposit: Deposit is full fee, non-refundable reservation.
  • Deadline for Signup: 6 pm the night before
  • Join us for the Moab's Ancient Past Rock Art Tour and visit several petroglyph rock art sites along the Colorado River corridor. Moab's Ancient Past Rock Art Tours - Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, May through October. Features visits to petroglyphs sites along the Colorado River.
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National Park Bus Tour Guides

Personable Interpreters Can Narrate Your Group's Bus Tour of National Parks

  • Where: Arches or Canyonlands National Park
  • What months available:

    May through October except late July, call to arrange

  • CFI has knowledgeable and personable Naturalist Guides that will "step on" your bus for a short national park bus tour through Arches or Canyonlands, and can arrange your Canyonlands step-on guides. Our local naturalist will join your bus for a short tour through Arches or Canyonlands National Parks.
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Sunset Tour of Arches National Park

  • Where: Arches National Park every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening, May through October except late July
  • Time: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 1, maximum 10
  • Age Group: Adults and children 4+
  • Cost per Person: $65
  • Deposit: Deposit is full fee, non refundable reservation.
  • Deadline for Signup: By 12 noon the day of the tour
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WFR and WAFA Recertification

Multiple day-long indoor classes: includes CPR and two-year certifications

  • Where: Course meets at La Quinta Inn, Moab, UT
  • When: through
  • What months available:

    2014 course is sold out. We will schedule another course in early 2015. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay posted.

  • Group Size: Minimum 10, maximum 30
  • Cost per Person: $320; fee does not include meals or lodging
  • Deposit: $125 non-refundable. Full balance due 30 days prior.
  • WMI offers this course with a two-year re-certification for Wilderness First Responder (WFR), Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA) and Wilderness EMT. Includes two year CPR. Register through CFI.
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Navajo Mountain Culture and Archaeology

Camping with truck support, vehicle tours and short hikes with Navajo guides Eric and Charlene Atene

  • Where: Navajo Mountain, Arizona/Utah Border
  • When: April 15, 2014 through April 19, 2014
  • Number of Days/Nights: 5 days, 4 nights with 1st night lodge stay and orientation
  • Time: Evening day 1 through afternoon last day
  • Group Size: Minimum 4, maximum 9
  • Age Group: Adults and youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: $1250 + $30 Navajo Nation Special Use Fee
  • Deposit: $300 nonrefundable, applies to total fee; full balance due 30 days prior
  • Deadline for Signup: 1 week prior
  • Canyonlands Field Institute is teaming with Dinė guides Eric and Charlene Atene to offer a very unusual hiking and cultural experience. For four nights and five days you can explore the area and learn about the Dinė culture past and present through hikes around and on Navajo Mountain.

    Consider combining your April 15-19 Navajo Mountain Culture and Archaeology trip with the Cedar Mesa/Comb Ridge Archaeology trip that runs April 13-15 (this trip is based at Recapture Lodge in Bluff) for a total of 6 nights.
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Cedar Mesa / Comb Ridge Utah Archaeology

Lodge-based, vehicle tours and short hikes - 2 Dates Available

  • Where: Southeastern Utah – Cedar Mesa / Comb Ridge Areas
  • When: April 13, 2014 through April 15, 2014
  • When: October 10, 2014 through October 12, 2014
  • Number of Days/Nights: 2 Nights 2 Days
  • Time: Evening Day 1 through Afternoon Last Day
  • Group Size: Minmum 4, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and Youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: $530 Adult/youth 16+ plus $10 BLM Special Area Fees
  • Deposit: $150 non-refundable, applies to total due
  • Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore some lesser known locations and learn about recent findings from the Comb Ridge Heritage Initiative Project. This research recently completed was part of a multi-year cooperative archaeological research project by the BLM and the University of Colorado. From our cozy base at Recapture Lodge in Bluff, you will enjoy van tours and short hikes exploring prehistoric and historic sites, rock art and geological features along Comb Ridge and on Cedar Mesa.

    The April 13-15 trip can be combined with the Navajo Mountain Culture and Archaeology trip, April 15-19, 2014 for a total of 6 nights (this trip's first night begins at Recapture Lodge in Bluff).
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Mountain Wildflowers Seminar

Vehicle transport and moderate hike with Joel Tuhy and Linda Whitham

  • Where: The La Sal Mountains near Moab, UT
  • When: July 12, 2014
  • Number of Days/Nights: One day
  • Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Group Size: Minimum 4, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and Youth 16 and Over
  • Cost per Person: $100 Adults and youths 16+
  • Deposit: Deposit is the full fee.
  • Join us for a full day exploring La Sal Mountains' wildflowers, and learn to identify species at the peak of their bloom.
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Women: Wild by Nature River Trip

Rafting & Inflatable Kayaking

  • Where: Colorado River from Loma (Grand Junction), CO to Cisco, UT includes Westwater Canyon
  • When: August 01, 2014 through August 05, 2014
  • Number of Days/Nights: 4 Days and 4 Nights - includes 1st night at hotel & orientation
  • Group Size: Minimum 6, Maximum 12
  • Age Group: Women only 16+
  • Cost per Person: $800/adult & youth 16 and older plus $20 BLM special area fees
  • Deposit: $300 Non-refundable deposit applies to total due
  • Deadline for Signup: 14 days prior
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