• 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 »

  • 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 »

Our Staff & Offices

Canyonlands shares a headquarters facility with the parks of the Southeast Utah Group: Arches, Canyonlands, Hovenweep and Natural Bridges.


2282 SW Resource Blvd.
Moab, UT 84532


(435) 719-2100


(435) 719-2300


Superintendent: (435) 719-2101
Chief of Administration: (435) 719-2102
Chief of Interpretation & Visitor Services: (435) 719-2140
Chief of Maintenance: (435) 719-2150
Chief Ranger: (435) 719-2120
Chief of Resource Stewardship & Science: (435) 719-2130
Human Resources Office: (435) 719-2113/2117

Backcountry Information: (435) 259-4351
Concessions: (435) 719-2121
General Information: (435) 719-2313
Public Information Officer: (435) 719-2101
Special Use Permits: (435) 719-2121

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...