Covering over 527 square miles, Canyonlands National Park draws over 400,000 visitors each year. They come to experience some of the most rugged and beautiful landscapes in the country. When visiting the park, know that it’s divided into four districts: the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze, and the rivers themselves. Whether you’re looking for hiking, biking, back-packing or four-wheeling, you’ll find it in Canyonlands National Park.
Canyonlands is accessible by two paved entrances. Highway 313 will bring you to Island in the Sky. Highway 212 will bring you to the Needles.
Canyonlands National Park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Some roads may become impassable when wet.
Entrance fees are $5 for individuals and $10 for vehicles; both are good for 7 days. You can purchase a local passport that provides entrances to Arches, Canyonlands, Hovenweep and Natural Bridges for $25 dollars. The pass is good for one year.
Canyonlands National Park
2282 SW Resource Blvd.
Moab, UT 84532
Outdoor adventure abounds in Canyonlands Park. Some of the more popular area activities include:
With hundreds of miles of hiking trails scattered throughout the Island and Needle’s districts (The Maze trails are remote and generally only accessible on backpacking trips), hikers will find trails to suit any taste. Popular hikes include:
Canyonlands National Park is famous for its mountain biking terrain. Remember to stick to the jeep tracks as single-track riding is not allowed in the park. Some of the more popular trails include:
Canyonlands is home to several scenic campgrounds, including: