Our Staff & Offices

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Canyonlands National Park is part of the Southeast Utah Group, a group of four parks that share some staffing and administrative functions. The Southeast Utah Group includes Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments. Contact us.


Who We Are

Superintendent's Office

The superintendent is the highest official at Canyonlands National Park, in charge of managing all park staff and operations.

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Most administration staff work at the park administration offices south of Moab, Utah.

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The administration division manages budget, contracting, concessions and permits, human resources, park planning, property management, telecommunications, and information technology. Most administration functions are managed out of our headquarters office south of Moab.

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Facilities management staff install road signs.

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Facilities Management

The facilities management division operates and maintains roads, trails, buildings, utilities, vehicles, and grounds. We ensure public safety in facilities. We also manage many building and rehabilitation projects attached to park facilities.

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Park rangers present a variety of programs for visitors.

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Interpretation and Visitor Services

The interpretation and visitor services division manages fee collection; visitor centers, campgrounds, and the park's volunteer program; and signs, exhibits, social media, and websites. Park rangers in this division also present guided walks, talks, hikes, evening programs, educational activities, and other special programs.

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Resource Stewardship and Science staff monitor and study soils and vegetation in the parks.

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Resource Stewardship and Science

The resource stewardship and science division studies, inventories, and monitors a wide range of park resources, including geological features, vegetation, wildlife, water, air, and historic and cultural resources. We also manage the park's archives and museum collections.

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Visitor and resource protection rangers handle police duties and visitor safety.

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Visitor and Resource Protection

The visitor and resource protection division is responsible for law enforcement and visitor safety, emergency medical services, search and rescue, and managing the backcountry camping permitting system.


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Visitor Centers and Ranger Stations

Canyonlands has visitor centers at Island in the Sky and The Needles. The ranger station for The Maze is located at Hans Flat. Hours and opening dates vary through the year. Operating hours and seasons.

Administration Offices

Most of Canyonlands' management and administration staff have offices at the Southeast Utah Group Headquarters, 2282 Resource Blvd., just south of Moab, Utah. Administration offices are open Monday through Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm (closed federal holidays).


Our People

Read more about people at Canyonlands National Park and the jobs they do.

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    Last updated: November 9, 2020

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    Contact Info

    Mailing Address:

    2282 Resource Blvd.
    Moab, UT 84532



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