Canyonlands National Park Spring Activities 

Canyonlands National Park is an amazing place for Spring activities such as hiking, biking, scenic drives, and photography!   Canyonlands is subdivided into four unique districts known as The Needles, Island in the Sky, The Maze, and The Rivers.


Pack for all types of weather for Canyonlands in Spring, because you never know when the weather will change. – March: High 59° | Low 30° F – April: High 67° | Low 37° F – May: High 78° | Low 46° F

Spring Weather in Canyonlands

Island in the Sky is the most accessible of the districts and offers fantastic panoramic views along the scenic drive.

Canyonlands National Park Island in the Sky Spring Activities

As you drive through the area, there are many different and diverse views of this spectacular part of the park.  The unique formations in Needles District provide a memorable environment for hiking, biking and off-roading.   

Needles Canyonlands Spring Activities

Dead Horse Point State Park Spring Activities

A short side trip to Dead Horse State Park, near the entrance to the Island in the Sky, is a must see location and well worth the trip.

Island in the Sky hikes: Mesa Arch, Grand View Point, Aztec Butte, and Upheaval Dome. Needles hikes: Roadside Ruin, Pothole Point, Cave Spring.

Spring Hiking at Canyonlands 

Canyonlands is a perfect location for photography lovers.   There are a number of great views for sunrises and sunsets.

Spring Photography at Canyonlands 

On a clear night, the sky in Canyonlands is filled with stars. In Spring the Milky Way is visible. "Half the Park is After Dark"

Canyonlands Spring Night Sky

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