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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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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You can explore the natural and cultural features of Canyonlands on hundreds of miles of hiking trails.

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There are two campgrounds at Canyonlands: one at Island in the Sky and one at The Needles.

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

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

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Centennial Events

Check a listing of centennial events at all southeast Utah parks - Canyonlands, Arches, Hovenweep, and Natural Bridges.

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Connect with us!

Follow @CanyonlandsNPS on your favorite social media platform.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2282 Resource Blvd.
Moab, UT 84532



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