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

    Canyonlands

    National Park Utah

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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 »

  • Safety in Bear Country

    Black bears have been seen in the Needles, Maze, and along the Colorado River. Be alert and store food and garbage properly: in hard-sided, latched containers (or your vehicle) when not being prepared or consumed. 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

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Did You Know?

Summer Monsoon

Much of canyon country's annual precipitation falls during summer monsoons. These dramatic storms often last less than twenty minutes but can cause powerful flash floods despite their brevity.