Fees & Passes

Entrance Fees
You can pay your entrance fee at entrance stations, visitor centers, or online via pay.gov.

Admission to Canyonlands National Park is good for seven days

Private Vehicle - $25
Admits one private, non-commercial vehicle (15 passenger capacity or less) and all its occupants.

Motorcycle - $15
Admits one private, non-commercial motorcycle.

Per Person - $10
Admits one individual with no car. Typically used for bicyclists, hikers, and pedestrians.

Weekly passes may be upgraded to annual passes within 7 days of purchase.
 
the annual and lifetime passes available for purchase at Arches
Annual and Lifetime Passes

You can purchase these passes at entrance stations and visitor centers:

National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Passes
All federal recreational lands passes are issued and accepted at Canyonlands.

  • Annual Pass
  • Annual Pass - Military
  • Senior Pass
  • Access Pass

Southeast Utah Group Annual Pass - $50 Valid for one year through the month of purchase. Admits one private, non-commercial vehicle or its pass holder to Arches and Canyonlands national parks, and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges national monuments.

Every Kid In A Park Pass - Free Available to US 4th graders (including home-schooled and free-choice learners 10 years of age) with a valid Every Kid in a Park paper voucher.The pass is valid for the duration of the 4th grade school year through the following summer (September - August).Educators can also be involved! Learn more at the Every Kid in a Park website.

 

2016 Fee Free Days

The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016. To celebrate, we're offering free entrance to Canyonlands for 16 days in 2016. Mark your calendars for these fee-free days:

  • January 18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • April 16 - 24: National Park Week
  • August 25 - 28: National Park Service Birthday
  • September 24: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day
 

Commercial Tours

If you are conducting a commercial hiking, biking, or photography tour, you must have a signed commercial use authorization.

Fee depends upon the capacity of the vehicle.

Commercial group fees (per vehicle):

  • Vehicle capacity of 1 to 6 passengers: $25 + $5 per person, not to exceed $40
  • Vehicle capacity of 7 to 25: $40
  • Vehicle capacity of 26+: $100

Non-commercial Groups

A non-commercial organized group is a group traveling together such as scouts, a club, a church, or other organization that has organized its own itinerary. Group members may arrive in vehicles owned by the organization or in privately owned vehicles. Groups may also have hired a commercial driver or commercial vehicle for transportation services only.

Non-commercial group fees (per vehicle):

  • Vehicle capacity of 15 or less: $25
  • Vehicle capacity of 16-25: $10 per person age 16 and older, not to exceed $40.
  • Vehicle capacity of 25+: $10 per person age 16 and older, not to exceed $100.

You may use Annual and Lifetime passes. A pass may cover immediate family members or up to four people traveling with the group, depending on the pass.

Educational Fee Waivers

Accredited academic institutions may apply for an Entrance Fee Waiver.

 

Camping Fees

At Island in the Sky, individual sites at Willow Flat Campground are $15 per night. At The Needles, individual sites at Squaw Flat Campground are $20 per night. All individual sites are first-come, first-served; group campsites must be reserved in advance. Read more about camping at Canyonlands.

Campground
Nightly Fee
Willow Flat
Island in the Sky
$15
Squaw Flat
The Needles
$20
Squaw Flat Group Site
The Needles
11-20 campers = $90
21-30 campers = $135
31-40 campers = $180
41-50 campers = $225
Wooden Shoe Group Site
The Needles
11-15 campers = $70
16-20 campers = $90
21-25 campers = $115
Split Top Group Site
The Needles
11-15 campers = $70




Reservations

Reservations are available for day-use, overnight, and river permits and for group campsites in the Needles

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2282 Resource Blvd.
Moab, UT 84532

Phone:

435-719-2313

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