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Canyonlands Field Institute: 2014 Programs

Interested in getting more in touch with the wild outdoors this year? Consider a trip or educational program with the Canyonlands Field Institute (CFI), located in Moab, UT. 

What is the Canyonlands Field Institute?

The CFI allows opportunities for all ages to explore nature  via hiking, camping, tours, and river running. The institute was founded in 1984 with the four-part goal of: 1) Increasing understanding of, connection to, and care for the Colorado Plateau, 2) Expanding perception of and appreciation for the beauty and integrity of the natural world, 3) Improving the quality of field-oriented, experiential teaching and learning for students and adults, and 4) Encouraging individuals to be involved in the care of their home places. Since it's inception, CFI has taken thousands of people ranging from young students to adults ?on outdoor programs. 

What Type of Programs are Available? 

You can take a guided tour in any of the following wonderful areas: Arches and Canyonlands National Parks; Natural Bridges and Hovenweep National Monuments; local wilderness study areas; the Manti-La; Sal and San Juan National Forests; Monument Valley, Navajo Mountain and Rainbow Bridge; Cedar Mesa and Escalente/Lake Powell. River study programs are conducted on the Colorado, Green, San Juan, and Dolores Rivers, and on the Navajo, Hopi, and Ute Indian reservations.

Programs are available for school groups, youth summer camps, adult and family adventure trips, seminars in archaeology or desert biology, and more. In 2013, CFI accumulated 3,000 user days of ecology, archaeology, and adventure. As part of this, CFI provided 30 school and youth groups opportunities to learn and play in the outdoors.

To discover the educational and adventurous opportunities available through the Canyonlands Field Institute, visit: