Sunset Tour of Arches National Park

Enjoy Arches and its natural wonders in the magic light

During the sunset tour of Arches National Park, enjoy the magic light of Arches while taking in some of Utah's most famous natural wonders. Join us for this popular van tour with a CFI Naturalist-Guide Intern 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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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Arches National Park, April 1st through October 30th
  • Time: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 adult fees, maximum 10
  • Age Group: Adults and children 4+
  • Cost per Person: Adults $80; Youth $50
  • Deposit: Deposit is full fee, non refundable reservation.
  • Deadline for Signup: By 12 noon the day of the tour

    Westwater Canyon River Trip

    We're Going Deeper into Westwater Canyon History in this Overnight River Trip

    In this fun and historically informative overnight trip, explore wonderful Westwater Canyon, a Wilderness Study Area, with CFI Naturalist-Guides and river runner, writer, and historian Mike Milligan. Immerse yourself in the adventure with a small group, take a side canyon hike while we go deeper into the canyon's history, and learn about its geology. AND experience Westwater's 6 miles of exciting whitewater! This is a 17-mile river trip that offers an insider perspective on the Westwater WSA at a slower pace.

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Westwater Canyon of the Colorado River
  • What months available: 2016 Dates TBA
  • Number of Days/Nights: 2 Days and 1 Night
  • Group Size: Min 6, Max 12
  • Age Group: Adults and Youths 12+
  • Cost per Person: SPECIAL DISCOUNTED RATE! - Adults and Youth 12+: $250 + $10 BLM Use Fee
  • Deposit: $150
  • Deadline for Signup: September 11, 5 pm, 2015
  • WFR WAFA re-certification course

    WFR and WAFA Recertification

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

    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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  • Where: TBD
  • When: February 22, 2017 through February 24, 2017
  • Number of Days/Nights: 3 Days
  • Group Size: 22 minimum, 30 maximum
  • Cost per Person: TBD - check back soon!
  • Deposit: $150 non-refundable. Full balance due 30 days prior.
  • Deadline for Signup: February 7, 2017 but don't wait, this course fills up fast!
  • Bates Wilson Youth Camp 2014 174

    Wilderness Adventure – Bates Wilson Youth Camp

    In Canyonlands National park

    Weekend wilderness adventure summer camp in Canyonlands NP. For students 7th grade and up, sponsored by Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks and CFI Moab. The second annual Bates Wilson Youth Camp will be held in the Needles District of Canyonlands National Park. We are inviting students in grades 7th and up with interests in national parks, conservation, outdoor education, geology, cultural history, public policy, or careers in the National Park Service or other public land agencies, but especially students who love learning in nature and having fun!

    Please contact:
    Joette Langianese, Executive Director, Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks. Phone: 435-259-0108
    Or download application form.

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  • Where: Needles District, Canyonlands National Park
  • When: October 08, 2016 through October 10, 2016
  • Number of Days/Nights: 3 Days, 2 Nights
  • Group Size: Minimum 6 and Maximum 12
  • Age Group: Students grades 8-12
  • Cost per Person: $50 for Application Fee Only
  • Deposit: Deposit is the full application fee: $50
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    Youth River Skills Camp

    Raft, Paddle, and SUP the Colorado River this summer!

    The Youth River Skills Camp is summer learning adventure for young adults entering 7th-12th grades. In the heat of the summer spend 3 awesome days paddling and rowing on the Colorado River. CFI’s experienced Naturalist Guides will teach kids to navigate rivers, starting out on calm water stretch and working up to some whitewater. Practice river reading skills, and learn how to row a raft or paddle a ducky, how to set up camp and be an awesome camp cook. This is a hands-on experience using SUP on calm water and paddle raft on moderate whitewater. We'll cover basic river safety, river rescue, maneuvering different types of boats, ethics for river travel, and have fun swimming in the river’s milder sections!

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Colorado River from Dewey Bridge to Rocky takeout
  • When: July 13, 2016 through July 15, 2016
  • Number of Days/Nights: 3 Days, 2 nights
  • Group Size: Min 6 and Max 11
  • Age Group: Entering 7th through 12th grades
  • Cost per Person: $200 per youth ($150 for youth attending Grand County School District*)
  • Deposit: $25
  • Deadline for Signup: July 10