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

    Canyonlands

    National Park Utah

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  • 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 »

Maps

Studying maps at the Hans Flat Ranger Station, gateway to the Maze District
Studying maps at the Hans Flat Ranger Station, gateway to the Maze District
NPS Photo by Neal Herbert
 

These publications are freely distributed by the National Park Service. All require Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.

Canyonlands Trip Planning Map [517k PDF File]
Full park map shows backcountry campsites, zones and mileages.

Island in the Sky District Map [317k PDF File]
Shows Island in the Sky District campsites, roads and trails with brief overview text (black and white).

Maze District Map [231k PDF File]
Shows Maze District campsites, roads and trails, with brief overview text (black and white).

Needles District Map [274k PDF File]
Shows Needles District campsites, roads and trails with brief overview text (black and white).

Park Map [435k PDF File]
Full color map that is handed out at entrance stations. This map does not include backpacking sites or road/trail mileages.

Did You Know?

Collared Lizard

Lizards, including the colorful collared lizard, are one of the most frequently seen animals in Canyonlands. When not chasing flies or basking in the sun, they are often seen doing what appears to be push-ups. Scientists believe this and other behaviors signal dominance and facilitate courtship.