A Lifetime of Exploration Awaits

Canyonlands invites you to explore a wilderness of countless canyons and fantastically formed buttes carved by the Colorado River and its tributaries. Rivers divide the park into four districts: Island in the Sky, The Needles, The Maze, and the rivers themselves. These areas share a primitive desert atmosphere, but each offers different opportunities for sightseeing and adventure. Read More

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Canyonlands Planning Guide

A mobile friendly guide to visiting Canyonlands with a map, information about hikes, camping, accessibility, ranger programs, and more.

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Hundreds of miles of hiking trails explore natural and cultural features.

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Places to Go

Learn about the four districts of Canyonlands National Park and the things to do in each.

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Explore the Backcountry

You can explore Canyonlands on foot, horseback, mountain bike, and four-wheel drive. Many of these activities require a permit.

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Explore the geological features and formations found at Canyonlands.

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History and Culture

Discover the stories of generations that have called Canyonlands home, and the special places they left behind.

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A Wilderness Character

Learn about wilderness and visitor experiences here in Canyonlands in this digital exhibit.

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Canyonlands is an International Dark Sky Park, making it an excellent place to gaze at the stars above!

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Become a Junior Ranger

Pickup your free junior ranger booklets at a park visitor center or download and complete activities online.

Last updated: June 12, 2024

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