Such incredible landscapes that we have out here are filled with equally incredible people. The one, the only, magical-unicorn-Mrs. Frizzle herself, @izzapotamus on a stellar evening in the canyon lands some seasons back.
So get out and see them! If Moab is too crowded (which it is) and Escalante seems to far away (which it isn't) then the Canyonlands are calling your name. Miles and miles of mazes, cliffs, canyons and more than a lifetime of exploration are all that you're missing.
Travel onward, friends.