Operating Hours & Seasons

Canyonlands is open year-round, 24 hours a day. Each district has its own visitor center with operating hours that change with the seasons.

 
The Island in the Sky Visitor Center with a US flag flying outside.

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Island in the Sky Visitor Center

Island in the Sky Visitor Center is open daily, spring through fall. Backcountry permits are issued up until one hour before closing. The visitor center is closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and from late December through early March. Features include: exhibits, book and map sales, backcountry permits, general information, wireless internet, and park rangers on duty.

Island in the Sky Visitor Center Opening Dates Hours
April 24 - September 17, 2016 Open 8 am - 6 pm


 
A visitor center with a flag flying outside.

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The Needles Visitor Center

The Needles Visitor Center is open daily from early March through November. Backcountry permits are issued up to one hour before closing. The visitor center is closed Thanksgiving Day and late November through early March. Features include: exhibits, book and map sales, backcounty permits, general information, wireless internet, picnic area, and park rangers on duty. Water and restrooms are available year-round.

Needles Visitor Center Opening Dates Hours
July 3 - August 2016 Open 8:30 am - 4 pm


 
A ranger station with flag flying outside.

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Hans Flat Ranger Station (The Maze)

The Hans Flat Ranger Station at the Maze is open daily, year-round. Features include: rangers on duty, general information, backcountry permits, a small sales area with books and maps. There are no services, food, gas, or potable water sources at the Maze.

Hans Flat Ranger Station Opening Dates Hours
Year-round 8 am - 4:30 pm

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2282 Resource Blvd.
Moab, UT 84532

Phone:

435-719-2313

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