|P.O. Box 1363, Moab, UT 84532 - 435-259-7733 - Toll-Free 866-202-1847|
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|MOAB GEOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY TOURS|
Embark on an educational adventure with our expert field naturalists while exploring the natural beauty of canyon country, touring and hiking the lands in and around Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and other nearby national treasures and /or floating on a remote and scenic section of the Colorado River near Moab.
Immerse yourself in the spectacular geology of the Canyon country with our geologist/naturalist guides. Examine the forces that shaped the regional landscape. Recognize the common rocks and minerals and how they relate to the environment in which they formed. See evidence of life forms from the past. Learn about the past and present mining activities of the area. Programs are conducted at a beginning through advanced level. All tours feature wildlife and animal track observation, identification of native wildflowers, and time for photography and quiet reflection.
We specialize in small groups and quality interactive educational
programs on natural resources, including desert, mountain and riparian
ecology, geology, wildlife, native plants and conservation issues. Small
group sizes on these trips provide for personal attention and an intimate
learning experience. Our leaders are long-time residents of Moab that
delight in sharing their knowledge and passion for the area.
Colorado River-Rafting Geology and Nature Tours
For more current information, visit our companion website www.moabgeotours.com The river corridor offers the best wildlife viewing and biodiversity on the Colorado Plateau. Experience the freedom of the Colorado River by paddling your own inflatable kayak, or relax on a raft on a one-day trip. Our river trips feature small groups, and alternative locations and travel times to avoid the crowds and to maximize wildlife and bird watching opportunities. The trip features scenic side hikes and stops along the way to explore the natural and cultural history of the river corridor. Click here for information on multi-day river trips and land / river combinations.
Land-based Geology and Nature Tours
We feature guided hikes and van tours focusing on natural and cultural history in and around Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, including the La Sal and Abajo Mountains. Escape from the crowds and experience the solitude of the desert or alpine meadows. Wonder at the ancient rock art sites and contemplate recently discovered traces of Jurassic lifeforms. Inquire about individual, group or family rates. [TOP]
|ALL-INCLUSIVE YEAR ROUND PACKAGES|
For independent travelers visiting Moab, who prefer a relaxed trip with fewer people and more options that a typical tour, we offer all-inclusive packages that feature comfortable accommodations, healthy meals and a combination of exciting day-time activities. Activities include a one-day river trip on the Colorado River, a day of guided mountain hiking (or snow-shoeing) and / or a day exploring the desert in around Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.
Arrive on the evening before the first day of activities and enjoy a hearty welcome dinner and evening program. Stay the night after the last day of activities so that you can have a fresh start to travel on to your next destination. Tours are tailored to your interests and can emphasize any of our specialties: geology, wildflowers and native flora, cultural history and cultural and environmental issues.
We are in the process of putting together a volunteer schedule. Please check back soon or give us a call.
|STEP-ON GUIDE / EDUCATOR|
Experience local color and stories, exploring the region with Moab resident guides who share their knowledge of the area's history and environmental issues. We can also conduct spirited and enlightening field-based or Powerpoint presentations on specific topics, including sense of place, recreation management, environmental issues, geology, ecology, and cutting-edge paleontology. Our PhD science faculty are available for high school or college field trips. Our experienced licensed Utah River Guides (Level 1) are available to guide on specialty trips with other outfitters. [TOP]
We can design a custom trip for your group that can include transportation,
hotel lodging or camping, hiking and van tours of National Parks and other
public lands treasures, and one or multi-day river trips on the Colorado
Plateau. We specialize in geology and ecology of the desert, mountains
and river corridor, cultural history and environmental issues as well
as women's only trips. Our lead instructor (Tamsin McCormick, PhD Geology)
can help you with curriculum design for a college or school trip. [TOP]
Reservations require a deposit of 50% of the trip cost at the time of
booking. If a reservation is cancelled more than 30 days in advance, or
we cancel a trip, this deposit can be applied towards another trip of
your choice or refunded in full, less a $25 handling charge. Cancellation
of a reservation less than 30 days in advance forfeits the deposit. Participants
will be required to sign an assumption of risk for all programs. [TOP]
For more information:
write: P.O. Box 1363, Moab, UT 84532; phone: (435)259-7733, or e-mail: email@example.com
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