Adventures

Have a Grand Outdoor Adventure with Under Canvas

Looking to experience the “best of” adventures in and around the national parks and monuments by our camps? Add an adventure to your Under Canvas stay and experience the beauty of the destination! From kayaking and whitewater rafting, canyoneering and UTV tours, or simply a guided hike with a local expert and everything in between, we’ve got you covered! After booking a stay at your Under Canvas location of choice, our Adventure Concierge will reach out to help you get an adventure on the books.

The Adventure Checklist:

  • Check out adventures offered at each location below
  • Book Your Under Canvas stay
  • You will receive an email 7 days after booking with details on how to book your adventure
  • Confirm your adventure picks, dates and times with our Adventure Concierge

To Know Before You Go:

  1. We recommend booking adventures as far out as possible for best availability.
  2. Tent reservations are required before adventure requests can be made.
  3. All tours are subject to availability & not guaranteed until your request has been confirmed by our Adventure Concierge.

Adventure Options By Location

Acadia

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Kayaking in Acadia National Park
Day Kayak Tours

Experience Sea Kayaking in the beauty of the sea in Castine’s serene, island-speckled bay! Half day with bike rental or full day tours available.

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Night Kayaking in Maine
Bioluminescent Kayak Tour

Experience an evening paddle in Castine Harbor under a blanket of stars and in the midst of glowing bioluminescent waters.

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Fishing Boats in Maine harbour
Ecology Nature Tour

This tour will demonstrate commercial lobstering, including an overview of lobster biology, fishing regulations, bait, gear, and more!

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Sunset on bay in Maine
Sunset Boat Cruise

Join Captain Linda Greenlaw on a sunset cruise through the waters surrounding the Acadia area. Perfect for a relaxing evening on the water!

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Sailboat in Maine waters
Pirate Adventure Cruise

Attention all pirates young & old: step aboard the pirate ship, Esther Irene, for a treasure quest!

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Oysters at oyster farm
Oyster Aquaculture Tour

Visit two local aquaculture farms and sample freshly shucked oysters onboard this two-hour tour.

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Lobster Roll
Lobster Roll Lunch Cruise

Enjoy a two-hour sightseeing cruise through the local waters of Acadia with a tasty lobster roll lunch at a secluded cove.

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Appetizers
Foodie Cruise

Guests enjoy amazingly fresh and beautifully presented appetizers while taking in the beautiful sights from the water of Union River Bay, Blue Hill Bay and beyond.

Bryce Canyon

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Guided Hiking

Embark on a full-day interpretive tour through Bryce to explore a few of the iconic hikes that meander through the iconic Hoodoos for which Bryce Canyon is famous.

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Scenic Driving Tour

Come and experience the sprawling red rock tower, massive ponderosa pines, and take in the majesty that is Bryce Canyon National Park.

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Canyoneering in Utah
Canyoneering

This is a multisport activity where everyone works together to rappel, hike, and climb a slot canyon created by nature.

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e-Bike Rentals

Explore Bryce Canyon National Park at your own pace. Cruising around by e-bike is a great way to explore!

Glacier

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Fly fishing
Fly Fishing

Montana is well known for its amazing fly fishing trips and experiencing this activity on the glacier blue-green waters of the Flathead River shouldn’t be missed!

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Whitewater rafting flathead river in the summer
Raft Dinner Trip

Enjoy stunning scenery and a gourmet riverside meal prepared by your guide on the Middle Fork of the Flathead River.

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Whitewater Rafting Flathead River
Whitewater Rafting

Enjoy rafting on the Flathead River with Class II-III rapids. Enjoy breathtaking views along the boundary of Glacier National Park along the way.

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Sport Rafting

The Wild and Scenic Middle Fork of the Flathead River offers thrilling whitewater rafting through the John F. Stevens Canyon on Class II-III rapids near Glacier National Park.

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Going to the Sun Road
Driving Tours

Pick your choice of stunning area driving tours featuring West Glacier & Polebridge or East Glacier & Two Medicine

Grand Canyon

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Grand Canyon Driving Tours
Private Driving Tours

Explore Grand Canyon National Park in a manner consistent with its magnificence. A Private Driving Tour generally stops at a lot of great overlooks of the Grand Canyon.

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Grand Canyon Hiking Tour
Private Hiking Tours

Explore the beauty of Grand Canyon National Park with a private guided hike tailored to your desired intensity.

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Grand Canyon National Park
Jeep Safaris

Choose from multiple Jeep Safaris, taking you to explore the sites and scenery in and around Grand Canyon National Park.

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Grand Canyon Bike Tours
Bike Tours & Rentals

Explore Grand Canyon National Park by bike on these expert led bike tours taking you to different scenic points throughout the park.

Lake Powell - Grand Staircase

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View from boat on Lake Powell
Private Boat Tours

Enjoy a private boating tour with water sports, swimming, and sightseeing in one of the largest man-made lakes in North America.

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Horseshoe Bend at Sunset
Horseshoe Bend Float Trip

Enjoy a 2-mile ride to the base of Glen Canyon Dam where you'll float between 700 foot sandstone walls.

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UTVing in Utah
UTV Tours

Traverse across the beautiful landscape around Lake Powell on your guided UTV tour exploring canyons and cliffs.

Moab

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HIking in Arches National Park
Private Hiking Tours

Both full and half day private guided tours include hiking, scenic views, as well as archeological and geological interpretation – all departing right from Under Canvas Moab.

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Canyoneering

Canyoneering will bring you to the Sand Flats Recreation Area to Ephedra’s Grotto where you will rappel into a stone room with experienced guides.

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Arches National Park
Arches Discovery Tours

Take a tour to discover some of the accessible arches in Arches National Park and learn how they came to be.

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Hummer Tours

Experience the excitement of the heart of Moab's famous redrock on one of three hummer safari tours.

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Mountain Biking

Moab is one of the best mountain biking destinations in the world. Follow experienced guides through some of the best mountain bike terrain based on your skill level.

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Colorado River Rafting

Moab is one of the best mountain biking destinations in the world. Follow experienced guides through some of the best mountain bike terrain based on your skill level.

Mount Rushmore

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Buffalo in Custer State Park
Driving Tour

Half or full-day driving tours that celebrates popular destinations in the Black Hills including Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Iron Mountain Road, and Custer State Park.

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Guided Hiking

There is no better opportunity to see The Black Hills than by foot. Join professional hiking and nature guides on a hiking adventure of choice.

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SUP Tours Custer State Park
Kayak & SUP Tour

Push and paddle in one of the largest lakes in Western South Dakota. Pactola Lake is the perfect landscape for a guided paddleboard and kayak tour.

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Mickelson Bike Trail
Bicycle Tour

Cruise through the beautiful Black Hills on comfortable hybrid trail bikes following The Mickelson Trail, which is perfect for all skill levels.

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Rock Climbing
Combination Tours

Get the best of both worlds with combination tours including horseback riding, hiking tours, guided climbing, wildlife tours, ziplining, alpines slides and more.

North Yellowstone - Paradise Valley

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Paradise Valley and Yellowstone River in Montana
Private Guided Hiking

Leave the busy park roads behind and head out hiking in Yellowstone’s wild country! Join a naturalist guide for a day exploring.

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Wldlife tours North Yellowstone
Private Wild Life Tour

Explore Yellowstone's wildlife rich northern range with wolf watching & wildlife experts. Lookout for wolves, bears, bison, & birds!

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Private Yellowstone River Float

Sit back, relax, & soak up the scenic Yellowstone River! Spend the morning or evening in a custom wooden river dory.

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Kayaking in North Yellowstone
White Water Rafting

Check off your bucket list & go rafting down the Yellowstone River! From scenic floats to raging rapids, there’s a trip for everyone.

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Kayaking North Yellowstone
Kayaking Tour

Paddle the longest free-flowing river in the continental US. Watch for views of Mount Sepulcher & Electric Peak and wildlife as you float past Yellowstone National Park.

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Horseback riding adventure North yellowstone
Horseback Riding

A trip to Big Sky Country isn’t complete without a horseback ride through Montana’s National Forests.

Great Smoky Mountains

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Guided Hiking Tours

Explore the best of what Great Smoky Mountain National Park has to offer with expert guides. Choose from a selection of the area’s best hikes.

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Driving Tours

Discover the Great Smoky Mountains at your own pace with professional guides and naturalists with you throughout the journey.

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Whitewater Rafting
Whitewater Rafting

Enjoy your trip down the river where you’ll get to see all of the beautiful sights of the Smoky Mountains and have fun on the water!

West Yellowstone

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National Park Driving Tours

Enjoy a privately guided full day tour of Yellowstone National Park and the surrounding areas, customized to your party.

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Fly Fishing Madison River near Yellowstone National Park
Fly Fishing

Perfect for new and experienced anglers, your fly-fishing guides are eager to help you step into some of the best fly fishing in Yellowstone National Park.

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whitewater rafting
Whiterwater Rafting

Rafting adventurers of all ages will find an experience on the Gallatin to match their wildest dreams!

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Horseback Riding

Conveniently close to camp, these rides will take you to awe at views of Hebgen Lake, the Continental Divide, the city of West Yellowstone, and beyond.

Zion

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Canyoneering Experience

Work together to rappel, hike, climb, squeeze, and swim in a slot canyon created by nature.

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Rock Climbing

Climb the stunning rock terrain around Zion with a guide who will set up routes for you, encourage and teach you how to get to the top based on your level of experience.

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Hiking in Zion National Park
Guided Hiking

Spend the day hiking like a local - escape the crowds and explore the beauty of the Greater Zion Area!

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Boy Mountain Biking Near Zion National Park
Mountain Biking

Explore some of the best mountain bike terrain in the Desert Southwest with terrain for all skill levels.

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Zion National Park Stars
Stargazing Tour

Guided stargazing tours in a designated International Dark Sky Park. Enjoy state of the art telescopes with stories and history of astronomy within Zion National Park.

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Horseback Riding

Join professional cowboys in an amazing ride right from our Lobby Tent! Explore the epic scenery and terrain during the morning afternoon or evening.

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Zion Cycling Tour

This tour can be inside of Zion National Park, Scenic Drive and East Zion wilderness, or outside the park on one of our gravel-ready bikes.

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Via Ferrata in Zion National Park
Via Ferrata Tour

Combine scaling the steep face of gorgeous canyon walls with the security of iron-rung ladders and safety cables, and you’ve got Via Ferrata.

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e-Bike Rentals

Explore Zion National Park at your own pace! Rent e-Bikes for the day and make your way into the Park through the pedestrian entrance.

*Under Canvas Adventures charges a 10% concierge fee on all adventures

Select dates to view availability.