A lifetime of exploration awaits you.

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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Places to Go

Learn about the districts of Canyonlands National Park.

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Eating and Sleeping

There are two campgrounds at Canyonlands, but there are no lodging or dining facilities. Check here for all your options.

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Explore the Backcountry

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

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Art in the Park

Catch the Community Artist in the Parks during your park visit to see art created from wild nature.

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Ranger Programs

Join a ranger to explore the wonders of Canyonlands.

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Got Water?

Hydration is essential in the desert, even in winter. Drink 1 gallon (4 L) of water per day. There are few places to get water in the park.

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Current Conditions

What's happening at Canyonlands? Check here for information on hours, camping, road and trail conditions, and special events.

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Saving the Dark

Canyonlands preserves the spectacular night sky thanks to low light pollution and excellent air quality.

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Bookstore

Plan your visit, and learn about the park with books, maps, and guides from the Canyonlands Natural History Association.

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Regulations

It is your responsibility to know park regulations when you visit.

Last updated: September 14, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2282 Resource Blvd.
Moab, UT 84532

Phone:

435-719-2313

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