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
A lifetime of exploration awaits you.
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.
What's happening at Canyonlands? Check here for information on hours, camping, road and trail conditions, and special events.
Saving the Dark
Canyonlands preserves the spectacular night sky thanks to low light pollution and excellent air quality.
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Plan your visit, and learn about the park with books, maps, and guides from the Canyonlands Natural History Association.
It is your responsibility to know park regulations when you visit.
Last updated: April 26, 2018