Where do you enter Canyonlands National Park?

Location: Canyonlands National Park is located in east-central Utah, southwest of Moab. Commercial airlines serve Grand Junction, Colorado, and Salt Lake City, Utah. By car, these cities are at least 2 and 4 hours (respectively) away from the closest park entrance (Island in the Sky).

Does Canyonlands National Park have a visitor center?

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

Are there two entrances to Canyonlands National Park?

Large park with two entrances – Canyonlands National Park.

Is Canyonlands National Park open during Covid?

Yes. Arches and Canyonlands national parks are continuing to increase visitor services: Open: All park roads, hiking trails, viewing areas, campgrounds, bookstores, and visitor centers (services are located outside) Online only: Canyonlands backcountry and river permits.

Do you need a reservation to get into Canyonlands?

To make a reservation, visit Recreation.gov, or call 877-444-6777, 877-833-6777 (TDD), or +1 518-885-3639 (International). You can reserve individual campsites in Loop B of the Needles campground in spring and fall.

Do I need reservation for Canyonlands?

All permits can be reserved in advance. Those not reserved in advance are available to walk-ins first-come, first-served. Walk-in permits are only available the day before or the day of a trip. River permits are issued (usually in advance) from the Reservation Office in Moab.

Can you use the same pass for Arches and Canyonlands?

Check this webpage for more information. All visitors are required to pay a park entrance fee. All 7-day passes are only valid for entrance at Arches National Park. The annual pass is valid for entrance at Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Nautral Bridges National Monument & Hovenweep National Monument.

Do you need a permit to enter Canyonlands?

All day use permits open at 8 am mountain time the day before the trip. You must have an overnight backcountry permit for all overnight trips into the backcountry. Permit reservations can be very competetive.

What time does Canyonlands NP open?

Canyonlands National Park is generally open 24 hours a day, year-round.

Do you have to wear a mask in Zion National Park?

Visitors are required to wear face masks in federal buildings including the Zion Park Store. When outdoors, face masks are required on NPS-managed lands when physical distance cannot be maintained. Visitors should follow CDC guidance to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and recreate responsibly.

Do you have to wear a mask in Moab Utah?

Mask Policy – Masks Required in City Facilities Masks are still required in all City of Moab facilities for staff and members of the public. Social distancing – maintaining at least 6 feet between individuals wherever possible – is also required.

What are the visitor center hours at Canyonlands National Park?

Canyonlands National Park is normally open year-round, 24 hours a day. Each district has its own visitor center with operating hours that change with the seasons. Some facilities close in winter. Have questions? Contact us. NOTE: Rangers are providing only limited services outside the visitor center during the current pandemic.

How long does it take to drive to Canyonlands National Park?

Follow signs for Canyonlands National Park. Drive time from Moab is roughly 40 minutes to the visitor center. The visitor center is normally open daily from early March through December, and closed for Christmas (December 25). In January and February, the visitor center is only open Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesday and Wednesday).

How can I explore Canyonlands National Park?

Hundreds of miles of hiking trails explore natural and cultural features. You can find a number of maps and publications to help you find your way, plan your visit, or learn about the park. You can explore Canyonlands on foot, horseback, mountain bike, and four-wheel drive. Many of these activities require a permit.

What are the different districts of Canyonlands National Park?

Rivers divide the park into four districts: Island in the Sky, The Needles, The Maze, and the rivers themselves. These areas share a primitive desert atmosphere, but each offers different opportunities for sightseeing and adventure. Read More Explore Rangers’ Top 10 Tips and more. What’s happening at Canyonlands?