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Canyonlands National Park News

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  • National Park Service officials seek help from the public on archeological theft incident at Canyonlands National Park

    May 15, 2024 | 3:29 pm

    Law enforcement park rangers at Canyonlands National Park are seeking information from the public to help identify suspects involved in an archeological theft incident at Cave Spring Cowboy Camp in the Needles district of the park.

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  • Upgrades to Grand View Point parking lot will improve vehicle and visitor safety

    May 3, 2024 | 9:30 am

    Canyonlands National Park is embarking on a multi-year reconfiguration of Grand View Point parking lot to improve vehicle and pedestrian safety. Construction work in 2024 will occur between July and September. During this time, Grand View Point Overlook, Grand View Point Trail, and 0.3 mi (0.5 km) of park road will be closed from 6 a.m. Mondays to 4 p.m. Thursdays, reopening for public use on weekends.

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  • Canyonlands National Park seeks public input on river management plan for the Green and Colorado rivers

    February 28, 2024 | 2:27 pm

    Canyonlands National Park is beginning planning for a comprehensive river management plan for the Green and Colorado rivers and is asking for initial public input.

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  • Rockfall blocks White Rim Road in Canyonlands National Park

    November 28, 2023 | 2:05 pm

    A sizable rockfall occurred on the White Rim Road in Canyonlands National Park, north of the Labyrinth campsites. The affected section of roadway is temporarily closed to all vehicle, motorcycle, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic, until park staff can remove the boulders, repair the road, and assess the stability of the cliffs above.

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  • Fatality at Canyonlands National Park

    October 10, 2023 | 5:53 pm

    On Monday October 9, 2023, Grand County Dispatch received a report of an unresponsive person at Grand View Point at the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park. The visitor, a 63-year-old woman from Washington state, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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  • Fatality at Canyonlands National Park

    June 29, 2023 | 4:29 pm

    On Wednesday June 28, 2023, Grand County Dispatch received a report of an unresponsive female in Willow Flat Campground at the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park. The visitor, a 61-year-old female from Indiana, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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  • Fatality at the Maze District in Canyonlands National Park

    April 26, 2023 | 5:02 pm

    At approximately 10 a.m. on Monday, April 24, 2023, Canyonlands National Park staff at Hans Flat received a visitor report of an unoccupied vehicle in the Maze District. A search and rescue team of National Park Service employees was quickly assembled to locate the individual associated with the vehicle.

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  • Shafer Trail Road Will Close Intermittently for Required Maintenance in October and November

    October 18, 2022 | 2:12 pm

    Shafer Trail Road will close intermittently for required maintenance October 24-27, October 31-November 3, and November 7-10 (Mondays through Thursdays). The closure applies to all use including mountain bikes, motorcycles, four-wheel-drive vehicles and hikers.

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  • Canyonlands National Park Prepares for a Busy Memorial Day Weekend

    May 23, 2022 | 8:31 am

    Canyonlands National Park advises visitors to expect heavy traffic, crowded trails, and limited parking this Memorial Day weekend. Visitors should plan ahead and have back-up itineraries if they intend to visit Canyonlands.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Fatality at Island in the Sky District at Canyonlands National Park

    May 16, 2022 | 8:25 am

    On Thursday, May 12, Canyonlands National Park staff received a report of an abandoned vehicle at Grand View Point in the Island in the Sky district. A search and rescue team of National Park Service and San Juan County personnel was assembled to locate the owner of the vehicle.

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