Arches & Canyonlands, Utah
Cataract Canyon, Utah 84533, USA
Cataract Canyon Ranch & RaftMuch of America’s desert southwest is defined by one river, the Colorado. Born of snow pack high in the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado River surges its way south and west into the state of Utah, its rock-shaping power among the defining characteristics of spectacular Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. Our Ranch & Raft itinerary harnesses all the local flavor and adventure of southeastern Utah, showcasing many of the most remarkable sights along the Colorado Plateau.
Spend the first half of the week rafting the rapids of Cataract Canyon, home of Utah’s best whitewater rafting, with dizzying red rock cliffs and never-ending canyon exploration. This unique Utah adventure vacation in Canyonlands National Park concludes with a scenic flight from the take-out back to the comfort of the Red Cliffs Lodge on the banks of the Colorado River. From the luxury of this comfortable Utah guest ranch, spend the next two days hiking, exploring or simply kicking back. The guest ranch features Utah’s oldest winery, state-of the-art pool and exercise facilities and easy access to the skyscraping rock wonders of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.