• 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 »

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?

Biological Soil Crust

The dirt is alive! A living crust called "Biological Soil Crust" covers much of Canyonlands and the surrounding area. Composed of algae, lichens and bacteria, this crust provides a secure foundation for desert plants. Please stay on roads and trails to avoid trampling this important resource. More...