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

    Canyonlands

    National Park Utah

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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 »

  • New backcountry requirements in effect

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

Fees & Reservations

ENTRANCE FEES

All federal lands passes are issued and accepted at Canyonlands.

Individuals:
$5 (Good for 7 Days)
This fee applies to motorcycles, bicycles and walk-ins (per person).

Vehicles: $10 (Good for 7 days)
This fee includes all occupants of a vehicle.

Local Passport:
$25 (Good for one year)
Good for entrance to Arches, Canyonlands, Hovenweep and Natural Bridges.

Commercial Tours
Fee depends upon the capacity of the vehicle. 1 to 6 passenger vehicles are charged $25 and $5 per person. 7 to 25 passenger vehicles are charged $40. 26 or more passenger vehicles are charged $100. Read more about commerical use authorizations.

CAMPING FEES

At the Island in the Sky, sites at Willow Flat Campground are $10 per night. In the Needles, sites at Squaw Flat Campground are $15 per night. All sites are first-come, first-served.

RESERVATIONS

Reservations are available for backcountry permits, river permits and for group campsites in the Needles. Regular sites at the developed campgrounds are first-come, first-served.

Did You Know?

Pinyon Pine

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...