Private Group Trips

Treat your friends or family to an experience of a lifetime.

Canyonlands Field Institute simplifies red rock adventuring. Our all inclusive trips create space for you to focus on what really matters: creating memories in the outdoors.

Each of our adventures features naturalist guides, full meal service, backcountry exploration, and all the gear needed to enjoy Canyon Country.

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No Planning Required

Concentrate on what matters – the wonder of Canyon Country! Our expeditions are fully outfitted, and all you have to do is show up. On overnight trips, guides will set up a comfortable camp, provide naturalist history, and most importantly, cook hot meals to fuel your adventure. Sit back, relax, and let us take you along some of the most spectacular riverways in the country.

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Family Friendly Guides

CFI specializes in providing an educational experience in the outdoors. Witness natural history, archeological wonders, and breathtaking scenery from the perspective of a CFI naturalist. Our guides are experienced teachers who will bring family friendly activities that will be sure to make the surroundings come alive for everyone in the group.

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Decades of Experience

CFI has over 35 years of experience leading outdoor expeditions for schools and families. We bring the Colorado Plateau to life while managing risk in a backcountry setting. Our guides are trained in risk management, first aid, and CPR, and our trip leaders are certified Wilderness First Responders.