Partial White Rim Road closure 7/7/14-7/11/14
The White Rim Road will be closed from July 7th through July 11th to allow for replacement of a large culvert under the road. The closure area is from the junction of the Shafer Trail Road and the Potash Road to Musselman Arch. More »
New backcountry requirements in effect
Hard-sided bear containers are required for backpackers in parts of the Needles District. More »
Southeast Utah Parks to Waive Entrance Fees on National Public Lands Day
Contact: Paul Henderson, 435-719-2140
All National Park Service sites, including Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Natural Bridges National Monument and Hovenweep National Monument, will offer free visitor admission on September 29, 2007 for National Public Lands Day. In addition to waiving entrance fees, the parks will host the following special programs:
Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park Needles District (weather permitting)
Canyonlands National Park Island In the Sky District
Hovenweep National Monument
Natural Bridges National Monument
Recreation “user fees” such as backcountry permit fees, camping fees, and fees for other activities offered in the parks will continue to be charged that day.
Did You Know?
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...