Getting Here



You will have to visit each district of the park separately; no bridges or roads connect the districts within the park.

  • From US 191 north of Moab, UT 313 leads to Island in the Sky.
  • From US 191 south of Moab, UT 211 leads to The Needles.
  • Only unpaved roads reach The Maze (graded dirt or high-clearance, four-wheel-drive). These roads may become impassable when wet.

Check park road conditions.


Most people coming to Canyonlands fly into these airports:


Greyhound travels along Interstate 70, making stops at Grand Junction, Colorado, and Green River, Utah. Commercial vans/shuttles operate between Moab and Salt Lake City as well as Grand Junction.


Amtrak stops at Grand Junction, Colorado, and Green River, Utah. Commercial van services operate between Grand Junction and Moab.

Public Transportation

There is no public transportation to Canyonlands.

Getting Around

Travel to Canyonlands generally requires a car. Once in the park, each district offers different opportunities for exploration. The Island in the Sky is the most accessible district and the easiest to visit in a short period of time. All other destinations require some boating, hiking, or four-wheel driving to see the area's attractions.

Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Do you plan to travel to the park in an alternative fuel vehicle? Your actions help us reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce petroleum use. Plan your trip with the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the Department of Energy (search for zip code 84532).


More Information

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    Places to Go

    Learn about the districts of Canyonlands, and plan your trip.

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    Nearby Attractions

    The area surrounding Canyonlands National Park is a recreational wonderland. Learn about other nearby attractions.

Last updated: July 18, 2022

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2282 Resource Blvd.
Moab, UT 84532



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