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Canyons Photography in the American Southwest

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Whether you're preparing for your upcoming adventure to America's Southwest Canyons or just want to learn more about these ancient, sculpted rocks, we've got you covered. We've rounded up an array of useful resources, from packing tips and geology trivia to compelling first-hand accounts written by Nat Hab travelers and staff. The links below open each article in a new tab.
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Wildlife Guide

Wildlife Guide

Learn about bighorn sheep, golden eagles, coyotes and the other hidden wildlife you may encounter in the canyonlands.
Southwest Canyons Trivia

Southwest Canyons Trivia

Take our quiz to put your knowledge to the test, then share it with your family and friends to see who knows the most about these colorful canyons!
Weather & Climate

Weather & Climate

Find out what the typical weather conditions in America's southwest canyonlands in this month by month breakdown of temperature and rainfall.
Packing List

Packing List

Check out our comprehensive list of all the clothing and gear you’ll want to pack so you'll be well prepared for your canyons adventure.
Travel Stories & Articles
Traveler Photos from the
American Southwest

Traveler Photos from the
American Southwest

—By Darren Livingston 
Some of the world’s most dramatic natural scenery and unspoiled natural habitats are protected within the U.S. national parks system. Although some of the most...
Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

Travel Tale: High Hopes in the Southwest Canyons

—By Candice Gaukel Andrews
Say the words “American West” and right away you imagine vast, open plains, deep canyons and starting over. r. What is it about going West that has always meant...
Tips on Photographing the
Grand Canyon

Tips on Photographing the
Grand Canyon

—By Court Whelan
When it comes to Canyon Country, the Grand Canyon stands alone. While there are many other iconic desert landscapes within short drives from both the North...
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