• 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 the Lavender Canyon road, Colorado Overlook road, and the Salt/Horse road. The White Rim Road is impassable from Hardscrabble camp to Upheaval Bottom. Roads will be closed until repairs can be made. More »

  • Extreme Fire Danger

    Due to extremely dry conditions, fire restrictions are in effect in all national park units in Utah. More »

  • New backcountry requirements in effect

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

Internships

Outdoor education instructor with a local school group
Outdoor education instructor with a local school group
NPS Photo by Neal Herbert
 

Great teaching experiences are available in canyon country. If you like
children and enjoy working in the outdoors, a CCOE internship is the
position for you. The following internships are available during spring and fall:

Arches/Grand County Internship
[19k PDF file]

Canyonlands/San Juan Elementary Internship
[78k PDF file]

Did You Know?

Rapids in Cataract Canyon

The highest recently recorded flow in Cataract Canyon is 114,900 cfs in 1984. However, scientists dating driftwood piles estimate that in 1884, the river may have reached 225,000 cfs. More...