Canyonlands National Park in December

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You’ll find tips to avoid the crowds, things to do, what to pack, where to stay and activities to do when visiting Canyonlands in December.

Canyonlands NP packing lists

Here’s our Canyonlands National Park Packing List for summer and winter so you’re prepared no matter when you go!

December can be a great time to visit and avoid the crowds. Canyonlands, Arches and the Moab area in general are great December locations.

Visiting Canyonlands National Park in December

Canyonlands Weather in December

   December temperatures can be cold in Canyonlands.  Also snow storms may cause temporary road closures.

Talk to the park ranger about things you are interested in seeing and doing, and get tips and ideas from them as well.

Canyonlands Visitor Center in December

The Island in the Sky scenic drive is a nice activity in December to enjoy relaxing in your vehicle as you stop at the various overlooks.

Canyonlands Scenic Drive in December

You’ll find hundreds of miles of easy, moderate and strenuous trails to choose from. You may need traction devices for snow or ice-covered trails.

Hiking at Canyonlands in December

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