Placed to the west of the town of Moab, and a short distance from Arches National Park, Canyon National Park is wild and delightful and assorted in its backdrops and travel opportunities. Owing to its enormous size, Canyonlands has four distinct “districts,” including three land districts and the rivers themselves, each with their own specific landscapes and experiences.
Canyonlands welcome you with its open arm to explore and discover of countless and fantastically formed buttes carved by the Colorado River and its tributaries. The gorgeous rivers divide the park into four districts such as the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze and the rivers themselves. These regions share a primitive desert ambiance, but each offers unique opportunities for sightseeing and amazing adventure.
Discover wave after wave of deep canyons, lofty plateaus, peaks, cliffs and spires stretching across 527 square miles. The Canyonlands National Park, formed by the currents and tributaries of Utah’s Green and Colorado Rivers. Its home to several types of travel experiences, from awe-inspiring solitude in the more remote stretches of the park to moderate hikes through the Needles district to the occasion to create your own version of one of the West’s most snapped landforms, Mesa Arch.
Things to Do: Hiking, ATV, Rafting, Mountain Biking, Dinosaur Park, Camping, Rock Climbing, etc.
Address: Island in the Sky - 33 miles from Moab on UT 313, The Needles - 77 miles from Moab on UT 211, The Maze - 205 miles from Moab off UT 24 - unpaved roads Moab, UT 84532
Opening Hours : Canyonlands National Park is open 24 hours a day, year round. Monday to Sunday - Open 24 Hours.
Entrance Fees: Private Vehicle - $25.00, Motorcycle - $15.00, Per Person - $10.00, Youth 15 and under are admitted free.
Spring (April-May) and fall (mid-September-October) are considered to be the best time to visit.