Best Time to Visit Canyonlands

Utah's Canyonlands National Park has miles of trails, canyons, rivers, and mesas to explore. Find tips to avoid the crowds, things to do, what to pack, where to stay and activities to do in Canyonlands National Park.

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There isn’t a bad time to explore Canyonlands, some seasons make the park more enjoyable than others for outdooer activities.   Knowing what the Canyonlands National Park weather will be like is helpful when planning a visit the Canyonlands.

Canyonlands National Park

Spring Weather in Canyonlands

Spring weather in Canyonlands is nice for outdoor activities. 

March : highs 59 / lows 30 F April    : highs 67 / lows 37 F May     : highs 78 / lows 46 F

Summer Weather in Canyonlands

Summer weather in Canyonlands will be hot. Drink water and care for your skin. 

June : highs 90 / lows 56 F July  : highs 95 / lows 63 F Aug   : highs 91 / lows 61 F

Fall Weather in Canyonlands

Canyonlands is great in the fall. Temps are cooler and nice for outdoor activities. 

Sept : highs 84 / lows 51 F Oct   : highs 70 / lows 38 F Nov  : highs 55 / lows 27 F

Winter Weather in Canyonlands

Winter at Canyonlands is the off-season due to cold and stormy weather.

Dec : highs 43 / lows 18 F Jan : highs 42 / lows 17 F Feb : highs 49 / lows 23 F

Canyonlands Park Hours and Services

Canyonlands National Park is normally open year-round, 24 hours a day. Each district has its own visitor center with operating hours that change with the seasons. Some facilities close in the winter.

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