A rare opportunity to explore the rich archeology and history of the Book Cliffs!
Take the road less travelled. This is a unique chance for those who don’t want to go where everybody else is going. Explore a landscape north east of Moab towards the Colorado/Utah state line featuring a vast record of human and natural history. Trip planning and leadership is by CFI Founder Karla VanderZanden with guest scholars, Dr. Steven R. Simms and Mr. Tim Smith. Seminar focus is on Fremont Culture, the North Branch of the Old Spanish Trail, plus mining and ranching histories, various values and issues.
An educational getaway
Come ready to learn and explore this lesser visited region with special access through private lands. Highlights include pictographs and petroglyphs from Archaic, Fremont Culture, Ute, and early 1800’s explorers on the North Branch of the Old Spanish Trail. Ephemeral spring wildflower blooms, and spotting Pronghorn Antelope are possibilities.
The trip is fully outfitted with 4wdrive transportation and truck supported base camp in a remote canyon. CFI guides are responsible for cooking hearty meals throughout the weekend, driving the rugged roads to historic sites. A portion of trip fees help to underwrite CFI’s critical outdoor education and science programming for schools and youth groups.
Eastern Book Cliffs
May 13, 2022 through May 15, 2022
Green River, UT
3 days and 2 nights
Minimum: 6, Maximum: 9
$980, Member Price: $931
Tent Base Camping
- A $300 deposit is required to reserve your spot.
- Fee includes a $50 donation to youth programs.
All participants on our adult seminars and on our private trips are required to be fully vaccinated.