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Moab’s Ancient Past: Dinosaur Tracks and Native Rock Art Tour

Visit and learn about petroglyph and paleontology sites in the Moab area.

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  • What months available: May - October
  • Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 (Adult Fees) - Maximum 10
  • Age Group: Adults and children 4+
  • Cost per Person: TBA
  • Deposit: Deposit is full fee, non-refundable reservation.
  • Deadline for Signup: 6 pm the day prior
  • National Park Bus Tour Guides

    Personable interpreters can narrate your group's bus tour of National Parks

    CFI has knowledgeable National Park Bus Tour Guides that will "step on" your bus for short national park bus tours through Arches or Canyonlands Parks. Our local, personable, and enthusiastic naturalist guide will join your bus for a special, informative tour.

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  • Where: Arches or Canyonlands National Park
  • What months available: May through October, call to arrange.
  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Kayenta, Bluff, and the Lower San Juan River
  • When: June 26, 2017 through July 01, 2017
  • Age Group: Entering 8th through 12th grades
  • Cost per Person: $25 - Val A. Browning Foundation has generously provided financial support to help us greatly underwrite the true cost of the program.
  • Naturalist Tour of Arches National Park

    Enjoy the beauty of Arches while gaining a deeper understanding of place.

    During the Naturalist Tour of Arches National Park, you’ll enjoy the beauty of Arches while learning the natural history of this landscape. Join us for this popular van tour with a CFI Naturalist-Guide and learn about the park’s history and environment through short hikes to a variety of famous arches. Includes Delicate Arch Overlook and the Windows area or other locations depending on your interest and abilities. We will conduct the trip for one person or up to 10 people in our group.

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  • Where: Arches National Park, May through October
  • Time: TBA
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 (Adult Fees) - Maximum 10
  • Age Group: Adults and children 4+
  • Cost per Person: TBA
  • Deposit: Deposit is full fee, non refundable reservation.
  • Deadline for Signup: Noon the day of program
  • Navajo Mountain Archaeology and Culture Trekking

    Join guest archaeologist Sally Cole, CFI and Navajo guides

    Visit Navajo Mountain and learn about culture past and present, and archaeology sites through hikes near and on Navajo Mountain near the AZ/UT borders. Canyonlands Field Institute is teaming with noted rock art specialist, archaeologist and author, Sally Cole plus our Navajo guides from the Atene family to offer a very unusual hiking and cultural experience. For four nights and five days you can explore the area and learn about prehistoric cultures and Dinè culture past and present through hikes around and on Navajo Mountain.

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  • Where: Navajo Mountain, Arizona/Utah Border
  • Number of Days/Nights: Five nights, five days with first night lodge stay and orientation, hogan and camping four nights with truck support
  • Time: Evening day one through afternoon last day
  • Group Size: Minimum 5, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and youth 16+
  • Deadline for Signup: Two weeks prior
  • Private Moab National Park and Mountain Tours

    Private Moab National Park and Mountain Tours take you on Enjoy your own full day outing to Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky or Needles Districts) or in the La Sal Mountains/National Forest (summer) with a Naturalist Guide expert from CFI. Travel by air conditioned vehicle and take short hikes. We can adjust to your physical abilities and interests in geology, prehistoric cultures/rock art, desert ecology or history. Delicious lunch and snacks provided.

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  • Where: Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky or Needles Districts), or La Sal Mountains (summer)
  • What months available: April through October
  • Number of Days/Nights: 1 day
  • Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m (Arches, Island in the Sky, La Sal Mts) and 5:30 return for Needles.
  • Age Group: Adults and Children 6 years old and up
  • Cost per Person: $160/adult and $130 youth 6-17 yrs - 4 Person minimum
  • Deposit: $160 (1 adult fee) as the deposit. (Non refundable; will apply to final total due), With full balance due 14 days prior.
  • Private, Custom One Day River Trip

    Our Naturalist Guides are most knowledgeable and great with kids!

    Raft the "Moab Daily" Section of the Colorado River on a private custom trip one-day river trip with CFI Naturalist Guides! Our Naturalist Guides are the best and most knowledgeable in the Moab, specializing in Professor Valley/Fisher Towers geology, history, river ecology, animal lore and more. Families are welcome (minimum of 6 years of age). Our guides are particularly great with kids since we work with many youth groups throughout the season. Plus you benefit from knowing your custom trip with CFI is helping to underwrite our environmental education school programs and there is no additional sales tax. This trip will be just for you; we will pick you up at your hotel or meet at CFI headquarters south of town. Your fee includes lunch, snacks, and transportation from town.

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  • Where: Moab "Daily" stretch of the Colorado River
  • What months available: April through late October
  • Number of Days/Nights: 1 Day
  • Time: 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
  • Age Group: Adults and Children 4 years old and up
  • Cost per Person: $ 180 per adult and $130 youth 4-17 yrs, min of 4 particpants
  • Deposit: $180/one person fee as deposit, non-refundable. Full balance due 14 days prior.
  • Deadline for Signup: 1 week prior notice for private trip
  • Raft the Colorado River

    Cool Summer Fun: Raft the Colorado River

    Raft Down the Colorado River with CFI's trained Naturalist Guides. Learn about the Moab area through our deep understanding of ancient cultural and natural history. This trip combines a great day of rafting with engaging learning experiences.

     

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  • Where: Colorado River "Daily"
  • What months available: Wednesday - Sunday, May - October
  • Time: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 (Adult Fees) - Maximum 8
  • Age Group: Youth 4-15 Adults 16+
  • Cost per Person: TBA
  • Deposit: Deposit is full fee, non refundable reservation.
  • Deadline for Signup: 6 pm the day prior
  • Range Creek Utah Archaeology Trip

    Fremont Culture Archaeology with guest archaeologists

    Range Creek Utah archaeology trip is a rare opportunity to see sites and prehistoric Fremont rock art in a three day / two night vehicle trip with overnight camping. Range Creek is hidden in the Book Cliffs of Eastern Utah. Guest experts will narrate the story of this unique landscape, the people who lived here, how they lived, and why they eventually left, with the help of CFI Naturalist Guides.

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  • Where: Western Book Cliffs between Green River and Price, Utah
  • What months available: Inquire about possible custom, private trip options; limited entry dates May 15 through October 15, 2016 depending on permit availability.
  • Number of Days/Nights: 3 Days, 2 Nights - All trips meet afternoon day 1 through late afternoon last day
  • Group Size: Minimum 5, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: TBA
  • Deposit: $300 (non-refundable)
  • Deadline for Signup: Two weeks prior
  • School Field Camp and River Program – Five Nights

    School Field Camp and River Program - Five Nights, offers an in-depth land and river educational program at CFI's field camp and on the Colorado river. Combine our two great Land & River Programs into one for an amazing educational adventure!

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  • Where: Professor Valley Field Camp and the Colorado River
  • Number of Days/Nights: Five Nights
  • Time: 4 p.m. Monday through 2:00 p.m. Saturday
  • Group Size: 15 minimum/60 youth maximum
  • Age Group: Middle, High School, and College Students
  • Cost per Person: $700
  • School Field Camp and River Program – Two Nights

    School Field Camp and River Program - Two Nights, offers a fun land and river educational program in CFI's Moab area Professor Valley Field Camp and on the Colorado river.

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  • Where: Professor Valley Field Camp and the Colorado River
  • What months available: Spring and Fall, Friday through Sunday, Monday through Wednesday, or Wednesday through Friday only.
  • Number of Days/Nights: 2 nights
  • Time: 4 p.m. Day 1 through 3:30 p.m. Last Day
  • Group Size: 15 minimum; 60 youth maximum
  • Age Group: Middle, High School, and College Students
  • Cost per Person: $300
  • School Field Camp Program – Four Nights

    School Field Camp Program - Four Nights includes three full days of instruction and hikes and a fun one day river trip on the Colorado River!

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  • Where: Professor Valley Field Camp with 1-day River trip on the Colorado "Daily"
  • Time: 4 pm Day 1 through 10:30 am last day
  • Group Size: 15 minimum; 60 youth maximum
  • Age Group: All school ages
  • Cost per Person: $15 additional fee/person - If CFI provides transportation for river program.
  • Cost per Person: $510