Grand County is a county located jsut north of San Juan County in southeastern Utah, and was named for the Colorado River, which at the time of statehood was known as the Grand River. It is west from the Colorado state line. The Green River forms the western boundary and Colorado lies on the eastern boundary. The Colorado River flows through the southeast corner. Deserts, cliffs and plateaus make up the scenery, with few settlements apart from the city of Moab, a Colorado River oasis. Arches National Park lies in the southern part of the county, just north of Moab. Also, the northernmost extension of Canyonlands National Park lies in the southwest corner of the county.
Locations in Grand County: