A lifetime of exploration awaits you
Canyonlands invites you to explore a wilderness of countless canyons and fantastically formed buttes carved by the Colorado River and its tributaries. Rivers divide the park into four districts: the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze, and the rivers themselves. These areas share a primitive desert atmosphere, but each offers different opportunities for sightseeing and adventure.Read More
Where to Go
Discover the destinations Canyonlands has to offer. From scenic overlooks to remote canyons, a lifetime of exploration awaits you.Read More
Join Canyonlands on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr or YouTube and share your park experiences with us and our growing online community.Read More
Art on the Rocks
Catch the Community Artist in the Parks during your park visit to see art created from wild nature.Read More
These short videos dig into a range of topics... many of which you're likely to experience first-hand when you visit the park.Read More
Meet our new Friends
The Bates Wilson Legacy Fund honors our first superintendent and provides direct support to the National Parks and Monuments of southeast Utah.Read More
Our outdoor education program leads local school groups on field trips throughout the area. Join the fun and download our teachers' guides.Read More
Did You Know?
Pinyon pines do not produce pine nuts every year. These delicious nuts can only be harvested every three to seven years. This irregular schedule prevents animals from adapting to an abundance of pine nuts and guarantees that at least some nuts will become new pine trees instead of a quick meal. More...