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Event Series Event Series: MIC Lecture Series

“Founding Fathers: The Creation of Canyonlands National Park” by Robert Anderson

May 4, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm MDT

Immerse yourself in the fascinating history of Canyonlands National Park and discover how the visionaries Charlie Steen, Bates Wilson, and Stewart Udall transformed the landscape of Moab, Utah.

Their foresight and determination laid the foundation for the creation of Canyonlands National Park, a stunning oasis that continues to captivate visitors and boost local tourism.

Join Park Ranger Robert Anderson as he shares the captivating stories of these remarkable men and their contributions to the birth of Canyonlands National Park. Learn about Charlie Steen’s role in developing the White Rim Road, Bates Wilson’s dream of protecting a million acres of wild canyon country, and Stewart Udall’s political support to navigate the idea of a national park through Congress.

Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a fascinating glimpse into the creation of one of Moab’s most iconic landmarks. Reserve your spot now and deepen your appreciation for the breathtaking beauty of Canyonlands National Park.


May 4, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm MDT
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Moab Information Center
(435) 259-6003
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Moab Information Center (MIC)
25 E Center Street
Moab, UT 84532 United States
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