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Moon Arches & Canyonlands National Parks

By and
First Edition, March 2013
Pages: 172

Price: $14.99 USD
ISBN: 9781612385136

Price: $9.99 USD
ISBN: 9781612385624

Seasoned travel guide authors W. C. McRae and Judy Jewell are back with an expanded look at Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park. Packed with information on local recreation (including hiking, biking, rafting, and more), they provide detailed information on which sights should not be missed as well as how to best enjoy the scenery. From Island in the Sky District to Maze District, from Horseshoe Canyon Unit to the unrivaled beauty of Moab, Moon Arches & Canyonlands National Parks gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

What’s inside Moon Arches & Canyonlands National Parks

Enjoy the very best of Arches & Canyonlands National Parks with these itineraries:
    • The Best of Arches and Canyonlands
    • Best Day Hikes
    • Best Bike Rides
    • River Trips
    • The Legacy of Ancient Rock Art
Explore what Arches & Canyonlands National Park has to offer.

Recommendations for the top sights, recreation, entertainment, hotels, and food in:

    • Arches National Park
    • Moab
    • Canyonlands National Park including Island in the Sky District, Needles District, The Maze District, Horseshoe Canyon Unit, and The River District
    • The Southeastern Corner including South of Moab, Cedar Mesa and Vicinity, Lake Powell, Glen Canyon, and West of Canyonlands

W. C. McRae is the coauthor of several travel guides, including Moon Utah and Moon Montana (both with Judy Jewell). He has also edited books for National Geographic and Mobil Guides and has written for websites like and In his spare time he earns money by writing polemics for a high-tech PR company. He makes his home in Portland, OR.

Judy Jewell graduated from Reed College and worked at Portland’s renowned Powell’s Books. Judy worked there, as a book buyer and manager, for 14 years then decided to write travel books. Judy is the author of several guidebooks, including Moon Utah and Moon Montana (also with Bill McRae). When she is not writing about the outdoors and travel, she is the lead technical writer at Camp Dusty Technical Services. She lives with her husband and dog in Portland, OR.