• Spires of Cedar Mesa sandstone in Chesler Park (Needles District)


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  • Some unpaved roads are closed

    Recent rains have caused extensive damage to some roads in the Needles District and some of the roads into the Maze District. More »

  • New backcountry requirements in effect

    Hard-sided bear containers are required for backpackers in parts of the Needles District. More »

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By Mail

Canyonlands National Park
2282 SW Resource Blvd.
Moab, UT 84532

By Phone

Park Administration: (435) 719-2100
Recorded Information: (435) 719-2313
Backcountry Reservation Office: (435) 259-4351
Island in the Sky: (435) 259-4712
The Needles: (435) 259-4711
The Maze: (435) 259-2652

Educational Fee Waivers: (435) 719-2236

By Fax

Park Administration: (435) 719-2300
Reservation Office: (435) 259-4285



By Email

General Information & Visitor Comments
Reservation Office (Backcountry & River Permit Information)
Educational Fee Waivers

Did You Know?

Kangaroo Rat

One animal uniquely adapted to life in the desert is the kangaroo rat. This rat lives its entire life consuming nothing but plant matter. Its body produces water by metabolizing the food it eats. More...