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Canyonlands National Park

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General Info & Web sites

Canyonlands National Park The Canyonlands National Park, located near Moab, Utah, has colorful canyons, mesas and buttes that were carved out by the Colorado River and its tributaries. Canyonlands is divided into three separate districts: Island in the Sky, the Needles and the Maze. While these areas possess a similar desert atmosphere, each has its own unique characteristics.

 

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Average Temperatures
January 44°F 22°F
February 52°F 28°F
March 64°F 35°F
April 71°F 42°F
May 82°F 51°F
June 93°F 60°F
July 100°F 67°F
August 97°F 66°F
September 88°F 55°F
October 74°F 42°F
November 56°F 30°F
December 45°F 23°F

 

Park Activities

Biking
  • AllTrails
    Explore the most popular Mountain Biking trails in Canyonlands National Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions.
  • Go-Utah.com
    Complete mountain biking information for Canyonlands National Park, Utah with maps, photos, trail descriptions, biking guides and outfitters, and more.
  • nps.gov
    National Park Service information about biking in the canyon.
  • Utah.Com
    Canyonlands National Park; where to ride in the Canyonlands area.
Boating
  • Canyonlands National Park - Boating
    National Parks Travel Guide about Canyonlands National Park including Boating. Find all your Travel Guide information on US-Parks.com.
  • Go-Utah.com
    Complete whitewater rafting information for Canyonlands National Park, Utah with maps, photos, guided trips, guides and outfitters, and more.
  • nps.gov
    National Park Service information about boating in Canyonlands.
  • nps.gov - High Water Videos
    Videos of white water rafting in Canyonlands.
Camping
  • Go-Utah.com
    RV Park and Campground Information for Canyonlands National Park, Utah.
  • HipCamp
    This park is divided into districts. Start out by choosing the one that fascinates you the most.
  • nps.gov
    US National Park Service information about camping in Canyonlands.
  • Utah.com
    Campgrounds and camping fees in Canyonlands National Park.
Climbing
  • nps.gov
    US National Park Service information about climbing in Canyonlands.
  • Rockclimbing.com
    Find climbing areas and routes in Canyonlands National Park and discover photos, user reviews, and detailed route info like climbing type and grade.
  • US-Parks.com
    National Parks Travel Guide about Canyonlands National Park including Climbing.
  • Utah.com
    The Island in the Sky District attracts serious climbers wanting to challenge its sandstone towers.
Hiking / Backpacking
  • Day Hikes
    Brief descriptions of some of the best day hikes in Canyonlands National Park.
  • Go-Utah.com
    Complete hiking information for Canyonlands National Park, Utah with maps, photos, trail descriptions, guides and outfitters, and more.
  • nps.gov
    US National Park Service information about hiking in Canyonlands.
  • Outdoor Eyes
    Downloadable GPS waypoints of the hiking trails in the park.
  • Utah.com
    Guide to hiking trails in Canyonlands National Park.
Horseback Riding
  • Go-Utah.com
    Horseback riding is offered in the Canyonlands National Park area.
  • nps.gov
    Private Horse & Mule Riding at Canyonlands
  • US-Parks.com
    National Parks Travel Guide about Canyonlands National Park including Horseback Riding.
Scenic Drives
  • Driving through Canyonlands
    Be prepared for sensory overload when driving through Canyonlands National Park.
  • Go-Utah.com
    Complete scenic drive information for Canyonlands National Park, Utah with maps, photos, route descriptions and more.
  • nps.gov
    Canyonlands National Park - Auto Touring