Canyonlands National Park

In the heart of the Colorado Plateau, Canyonlands National Park preserves 527 square miles of wilderness comprised of canyons, mesas, buttes, spires, fins and natural arches. Established in 1964, Canyonlands National Park boundaries includes 337,598 acres of land making it Utah's largest national park.

Over thousands of years, the Colorado and Green Rivers carved canyons into the sediment of the area which divided Canyonlands into three distint areas: Island in the Sky to the north; The Needles on the east side; and looking west, The Maze.


Natural arches and bridges in Canyonlands National Park