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

    Canyonlands

    National Park Utah

Things To Do

photo: Mountain bikers on the White Rim Road
Mountain bikers on the White Rim Road
NPS Photo by Neal Herbert
 

Whether you're stopping by for an hour or planning a two-week vacation, Canyonlands offers many ways to spend your time in the park.

Activities
Many visits to Canyonlands involve some hiking, biking, boating or four-wheel driving in the park's backcountry.

For Kids
Traveling with kids? If the cool rock formations won't keep them occupied, we have a few other things that might.

Places To Go
The Colorado and Green Rivers divide Canyonlands into several different districts.

Nearby Attractions
In southeast Utah, there is something remarkable around every corner.

Did You Know?

Biological Soil Crust

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...