Choose Your Adventure
Wondering what you can do in the Canyonlands backcountry? This is the page for you. To have a safe and enjoyable trip, you will need to prepare and plan ahead. Use this page to plan your trip; learn about Leave No Trace, safety, and regulations; and get a permit.
COVID-19 note: All overnight permits must be reserved online at least two days before start of trip.
Things to Do
Permits are required for all overnight and some day-use backcountry, river, four-wheel-drive vehicle, bicycle, and motorcycle trips.
You are responsible for knowing and following all General Backcountry, River, Horse and Pack, and Toilet regulations on your trip.
Your safety is important. Familiarize yourself with some of the potential hazards you may experience during your visit.
Last updated: March 27, 2021