• Spires of Cedar Mesa sandstone in Chesler Park (Needles District)

    Canyonlands

    National Park Utah

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  • Extreme Fire Danger

    Due to extremely dry conditions, fire restrictions are in effect in all national park units in Utah. More »

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    Hard-sided bear containers are required for backpackers in parts of the Needles District. More »

Photos & Multimedia

Multimedia Presentations
Join rangers for in-depth programs on many aspects of the park, watch boaters confront the whitewater of Cataract Canyon, learn how to minimize your impact when you visit the park, and much more.
 
Photo Gallery
View pictures from the park's photo collection and download royalty-free, high-resolution images.
 
Virtual Tours
Wondering what it's like to stand on the cliff edge at Mesa Arch? Experience at least part of the thrill of that location and many others in our collection of 360-degree panoramas.
 
Webcam
View from the Island in the Sky Visitor Center, looking east. This camera is maintained offsite by the United States Geological Survey as part of a dust monitoring project.

Did You Know?

Spanish Bottom on the Colorado River

At Spanish Bottom on the Colorado River, scientists discovered 260 feet of sediment below the water's surface. This could make Cataract Canyon one of the most actively filling canyons in the world. More...