Winter Trail Conditions
All roads and trails remain open, but many trails are snowy, icy, and dangerous. Please inquire at the visitor center for the most up-to-date conditions.
Construction Update - 11/25/2013
Construction work continues at the Devils Garden parking lot, limiting parking and causing occasional delays. Visitors can avoid the area by turning around at Sand Dune Arch. More »
Southeast Utah Parks to Waive Entrance Fees on National Public Lands Day
Contact: Paul Henderson, 435-719-2140
All National Park Service sites, including Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Natural Bridges National Monument and Hovenweep National Monument, will offer free visitor admission on September 29, 2007 for National Public Lands Day. In addition to waiving entrance fees, the parks will host the following special programs:
Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park Needles District (weather permitting)
Canyonlands National Park Island In the Sky District
Hovenweep National Monument
Natural Bridges National Monument
Recreation “user fees” such as backcountry permit fees, camping fees, and fees for other activities offered in the parks will continue to be charged that day.
Did You Know?
Naturally occurring sandstone basins called “potholes” collect rain water and wind-blown sediment, forming tiny ecosystems where a fascinating collection of plants and animals live. Tadpole shrimp, fairy shrimp and many insects can be found in potholes. More...