Plan a Winter Vacation in Canyonlands

Canyonlands National Park in the winter is our favorite time to visit the park.


Winter Weather in Canyonlands

– DECEMBER: Highs 45 and lows 23 degrees F. – JANUARY: Highs 44 and lows 22 degrees F – FEBRUARY: Highs 52 and lows 28 degrees F

Canyonlands Visitor's Center in the Winter

Make the Canyonlands Island in the Sky Visitor Center your very first spot! It is open 5 days a week in the winter. 

Canyonlands Stargazing in the Winter

Due to the remote location of Needles Canyonlands, you’ll experience amazing dark skies without much light pollution.

4x4 Trails in Canyonlands in the Winter

We like to drive the Shafer Trail from Island in the Sky back to Moab. It’s a switchback road with steep drop-offs so it’s not for everyone. 

Canyonlands Hikes in the Winter

Island in the Sky hikes: Mesa Arch, Grand View Point, Aztec Butte and Upheaval Dome. 

Canyonlands Hikes in the Winter

Hikes at the Needles district: Roadside Ruin, Pothole Point and Cave Spring.

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