October Vacation to Canyonlands National Park

Due to moderate temperatures, Canyonlands National Park in October is one of the best times to visit. But Canyonlands in the fall is a popular season so be prepared for crowds!

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Canyonlands Weather in October

The weather at Canyonlands National Park in October is “just right” with cooler mornings and evenings, and daytime temperatures are still moderate. The average highs are near 70 degrees with the lows around 40.

Canyonlands Scenic Drives in October

Explore the Island in the Sky scenic drive, the Needles scenic drive, or the Shaffer Trail scenic drive!

Hiking in Canyonlands in October

October hiking is so nice because the sun is out and it’s not overly hot. Remember to stay hydrated and carry a hydration pack or a refillable water bottle in your backpack.

Canyonlands Photography in October

If you love landscape photography, you’re in for a treat with the landscape views you’ll see at Canyonlands!

Stargazing in Canyonlands in October

In October you can see the milky way right after sunset. It will set around 9:30 pm so it’s a short window to capture this amazing astrophotography image!