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Canyonlands National Park Basics

With three separate districts of the park, there is a lot to do and see in Canyonlands National Park. Make the most of your trip to Canyonlands by doing your homework first.

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White Rim

Islands in the Sky

Home to the famous "White Rim," the Islands in the Sky District is a hop, skip, and a jump away from Moab. Start planning ›

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The Needles

The Needles District is a hiker's heaven, with numerous loop hikes, day hikes, and backpacking opportunities. Learn more ›

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The Maze

Make sure to bring a map with you to the Maze District! It's remote and primitive but full of incredible sights. Go prepared ›

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Canyonlands - favorite hikes

Best Canyonlands Hikes

It's hard to choose favorites, but these hikes leave us longing for more. 

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Canyonlands Backcountry Permits

Camping anywhere in the backcountry requires a permit. Find out how to get your golden ticket ›


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