• 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?

Kangaroo Rat

One animal uniquely adapted to life in the desert is the kangaroo rat. This rat lives its entire life consuming nothing but plant matter. Its body produces water by metabolizing the food it eats. More...