Ranger-led Programs

a ranger speaking
An evening program at Squaw Flat Campground in The Needles

NPS/Kirsten Kearse

 

Learn more about the natural and cultural resources at Canyonlands National Park. Join a ranger for a talk, hike, or evening program.

Program Schedule

Island in the Sky

Daily program schedule April 24 - September 30, 2016:

Patio Talk
Island in the Sky Visitor Center
Topics vary. Bring water.
10:30 am Daily
Geology Talk
Grand View Point
Bring water, sunscreen, and a hat.
10:30 am and 11:30 am Daily
Special Events
Rangers may offer stargazing programs and other events.
Check the calendar for details.
Calendar



The Needles

Daily program schedule April 15 - October 29, 2016:

Evening Program
Squaw Flat Campground Amphitheater
Topics vary. Bring water.
Check at the visitor center or campground for specific times and topics.
Daily, about 30 minutes before sunset.
Night Sky Program
Squaw Flat Campground Amphitheater
Bring water. Location is subject to change.
Check at the visitor center for times and locations.
Thursday, Sept. 29
Monday, Oct. 3
Friday, Oct. 21
Friday, Oct. 28
Special Events
Rangers may offer stargazing programs and other events.
Check the calendar for details.
Calendar



The Maze

Rangers at The Maze lead guided hikes in Horseshoe Canyon most weekends during spring and fall.

2016

Rangers will lead hikes at least on Saturdays and Sundays, September 3 through October 30.

September 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 24, 25

October 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30

This is a semi-strenuous hike covering 7 miles, part of this in deep sand, and includes a steep ascent of 800 feet to exit the canyon.

Be prepared with plenty of water, lunch and snacks, any medications you may need, sun protection, clothing appropriate for the weather, and good hiking shoes. Hikes may be cancelled due to flash flooding or thunderstorm activity.

If you're not driving a four-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive vehicle, visit the road conditions page, or call ahead for the latest road conditions. Call 435-259-2652 between 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM.



All program schedules are subject to change. Schedules and times vary, so please check locally at visitor centers and campground bulletin boards for current listings.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

2282 Resource Blvd.
Moab, UT 84532

Phone:

435-719-2313

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