Plan a January Vacation to Canyonlands

Have you ever considered planning a trip to Canyonlands National Park in January? It’s one of our favorite times to visit to avoid the crowds and get off-season rates!


Canyonlands Visitors Center in January

We recommend you stop and talk with the Park Ranger on duty so you get the most updated information like road and trail conditions.

Canyonlands Scenic Drive in January

You might get a snow storm that rolls through in January so you can see and photograph the contrast of white snow on the red rock landscape! 

Canyonlands Hiking in January

In January Canyonlands hikes are very enjoyable when the sun is out. It’s quite different from the hot summer. 

The landscape of red rocks with white snow is so pretty! Be prepared for all types of winter photography due to weather. 

Canyonlands Photography in January

Canyonlands 4×4 Off-Road Trails in January

If the Shafer Trail is open, and you have the right vehicle, we recommend this challenging, unpaved backcountry road in Island in the Sky that connects with Moab.

Canyonlands Weather in January

Highs are near 40 with lows near 20 degrees F. Island in the Sky is at 6,100 feet above sea level, and Canyonlands Needles is 5,920 so it get cold in the winter, even if the sun is out.

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