There are currently no trails in Canyonlands that are accessible to people in wheelchairs, but Grand View Point and Buck Canyon Overlook at Island in the Sky are wheelchair accessible. The visitor centers at the Island in the Sky and Needles districts are also accessible, and the park's pit toilets are accessible with some assistance.
Admission Fees and Permits
Admission is $10 per vehicle and $5 per person on foot, motorcycle, or bicycle, good for seven days. Your Canyonlands pass is good for all the park's districts. There's no entrance fee to the Maze District of Canyonlands. A $25 local park pass grants you admission to both Arches and Canyonlands as well as Natural Bridges and Hovenweep national monuments for one year.
You need a permit for overnight backpacking, four-wheel-drive camping, mountain-bike camping, four-wheel-drive day use in Horse and Lavender canyons (Needles District), and river trips. Reservations need to be made two weeks (or more) in advance. The backcountry reservations office can be reached at 435/259-4351.
Canyonlands National Park is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, year-round. It is in the mountain time zone.
The park has no ATM. The nearest ATMs and banks are in Moab.
Wells Fargo Bank (4 N. Main St., Moab, UT, 84532. 16 S. Main St., Monticello, 84535.)
Zions Bank (330 S. Main St., Moab, UT, 84532.)
Cell-phone reception may be available in some parts of the park, but not reliably so. Public telephones are at the park's visitor centers.
In the event of a fire or a medical emergency, dial 911 or contact a park ranger. There are no first-aid stations in the park; report to the visitor center for assistance. The closest hospitals are in Moab and Monticello. To reach law enforcement, dial 911 or contact a park ranger (rangers are on hand at the visitor center during operating hours).
Park Contact Information
Canyonlands National Park (435/719–2313. www.nps.gov/cany.)
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