Canyonlands CUA Frequently Asked Questions

Do CUA holders have to pay an entrance fee?

Yes. Fees depend on the type of service you offer.

Tour CUA holders:
Pay the commercial tour entrance fee each time you enter the park. Annual and lifetime passes do not apply.

Current entrance fees (per vehicle) based on vehicle size:

  • Vehicle capacity of 1 to 6 passengers: $25 + $10 per person, not to exceed $40
  • Vehicle capacity of 7 to 25: $40
  • Vehicle capacity of 26+: $100

Taxi & Trail Shuttle, Still Photography & Art Instruction, Guided Interpretive Day Hiking CUA holders:
Pay the park’s per-person entrance fee for your clients; participants may use valid entrance fee receipts, annual or lifetime passes.

Current entrance fees:

  • $15 per person

How long does it take to get a CUA?

Please allow 30 working days to process a CUA application, Guided Backpacking CUAs may take up to 60 days to process. We review applications in the order they are received.

What are the reporting requirements?

CUA holders are required to submit an annual report each year. Renewal CUA applications cannot be processed until your annual report is received. It is strongly encouraged to file the report as early as possible. The report is due at the end of your operating season, with a deadline of January 31.

The report provides the park with visitation statistics, reportable injury data, and a record of annual gross receipts. Please complete an annual report for each park your business operated in.

Download Form 10-660 - CUA Annual Report [245k, accessible PDF]

For more questions, contact the Southeast Utah Parks CUA program manager at 435-719-2123.

Last updated: October 31, 2022

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