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

    Canyonlands

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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?

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...