Canyonlands National Park Summer Hikes

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 when hiking Canyonlands in the Summer.

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Summer Weather in Canyonlands

Summer weather in Canyonlands is hot and late summer monsoons may bring flash flooding. 

June : highs 93 / lows 60 F July   : highs 100 / lows 67 F Aug   : highs 97 / lows 66 F

Canyonlands Summer Hiking 

It’s important to stay hydrated, use sun protection, and get the latest weather information before hitting the trails at Canyonlands in the summer!

Island in the Sky Summer Hikes

You'll find many easy, moderate and strenuous trails to choose from. Be prepared for hot weather.

Mesa Arch Summer Hike

One of the easier hiking trail in Canyonlands, Mesa Arch Trail leads to a spectacular cliff edge cliff arch. This arch is about a half mile from the parking lot.

Grand View Point Summer Hike

The Grand View Point trail is an easy in-and-out hike that follows the canyon edge of Island in the Sky mesa and takes about an hour and a half.

Aztec Butte Summer Hike

One of the most interesting hikes in the Island in the Sky district, the Aztec Butte trail is short but challenging at times. You’ll be required to hike up ledges and slickrock.

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