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.

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2023 Annular Eclipse

On October 14, 2023, parts of Canyonlands will experience an Annular Solar Eclipse. Learn more about how to view and safely visit.

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Plan Your Visit

Ready to plan your trip? Explore limitless possibilities on your next visit to Canyonlands

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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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Basic Information

The basics: Operating Hours and Seasons, Fees and Passes, Weather, Current Conditions, Permits and Reservations, and more.

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Places to Go

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

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

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Maps and Brochures

You can find a number of maps and publications to help you find your way, plan your visit, or learn about the park.

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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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Saving the Dark

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

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Art in the Park

Get inspired by how local artists see the parks around Moab

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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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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

2282 Resource Blvd.
Moab, UT 84532



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