Canyonlands Fast Facts
How big is Canyonlands National Park?
Canyonlands covers a total area of 337,598 acres or 528 square miles.
How many people visit Canyonlands National Park?
911,594 people visited Canyonlands in 2021. A table showing all years can be found at Canyonlands Visitation Stats.
When was Canyonlands National Park created?
Canyonlands was made a national park on September 12, 1964.
What are the highest and lowest elevations in Canyonlands National Park?
Canyonlands’ lowest point is 3,730 feet at the Colorado River. The highest point in Canyonlands is 7,120 feet at Cathedral Point.
What time zone is Canyonlands National Park located in?
Canyonlands is in the Mountain Time Zone.
How much does it cost to enter Canyonlands National Park?
$30 per private vehicle per week.
Five Random Facts About Canyonlands
There is actually a fourth district in Canyonlands, a detached area known as Horseshoe Canyon. This area is best known for its impressive Native American rock art.
Where is Canyonlands National Park?
Canyonlands National Park is located in a fairly remote area of southeastern Utah. There are three districts, Island in the Sky, Needles, and Maze, the first two of which see nearly all of the visitation. Access to the Island in the Sky District begins off of US191, very near the entrance to Arches National Park. The city of Moab is closest to Island in the Sky, while the towns of Blanding and Monticello are closer to the Needles. Further directions and maps can be found at Getting to Canyonlands.