• 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 »

  • 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 »

Nearby Attractions

photo: Watching the sunset at Delicate Arch in Arches National Park
Watching the sunset at Delicate Arch in Arches National Park
NPS Photo by Neal Herbert
 
National Park Service Areas

Arches National Park
Aztec Ruins National Monument
Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Hovenweep National Monument
Mesa Verde National Park
Natural Bridges National Monument


Local Partners & Information Resources

Bureau of Land Management (Moab area)
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) manages much of the public land surrounding Canyonlands National Park.

Canyonlands Natural History Association (CNHA)
CNHA operates the bookstores in National Park Service visitor centers throughout southeast Utah. Many area maps and guidebooks may be purchased on their website.

Moab Area Travel Council
The Moab area Travel Council website provides visitor information for the town of Moab, with a list of attractions and visitor services in the area.

San Juan County Travel Council
The San Juan County Travel Council website provides visitor information for much of southeast Utah, including the towns of Blanding, Bluff, Mexican Hat and Monticello.

Utah Travel Council
The Utah Travel Council website provides visitor information for the State of Utah, including attractions, camping, lodging, restaurants, shopping and much more.

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...