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Welcome to San Juan County, Utah's Canyon Country!

Where the true west of myth and legend is alive today. Free from the distractions of metropolitan and urban life, the relaxing lifestyle in our charming towns and villages offers the perfect vacation, residential, or business environment.

We are located in the Four Corners region of the southwest United States. This is the heart of the Colorado Plateau with the textbook geology that created the breathtaking canyons and majestic mountains of Canyon Country. San Juan County provides a perfect, centralized base of travel to the world renowned features that surround us. National Parks and Monuments, including the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Canyonlands, Arches, Lake Powell, Natural Bridges, Hovenweep, and Mesa Verde are all within Canyon Country or easy driving distance. State parks include Edge of the Cedars Museum and the great Goosenecks of the San Juan River. All of this and more is easily visited from our excellent selection of motels, lodges, RV parks, campgrounds, and resorts. Fine dining as well as family restaurants complement the visitor experience.

Cultural and natural history experiences abound in Canyon Country. Edge of the Cedars State Park & Museum highlights the Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) culture with the largest display of artifacts in the Four Corners. Newspaper Rock Recreation Site offers a large petroglyph panel. Cowboy and Mormon history add color to the county's foundation as do Navajo, Hopi, Zuni, and Ute artisans whose work is available at local trading posts and galleries. Our annual crafts fairs, rodeos, ATV Safari, and the International Balloon Festival add to San Juan County's sense of excitement and adventure. Enjoy river rafting with an excellent guide, jeep into hidden canyons and across mountain ridges, hike, bike, 4-wheel, and ATV into and through Utah's Canyon Country for the vacation of a lifetime! With 9,000 feet of elevation change - almost 2 miles between 3,700 feet and 12,600 feet - from red rock canyons to alpine splendor, San Juan County has it all!

Whether seeking the perfect, relaxing, and informative vacation, an ideal place to retire, or excellent market location for your new or existing business, we truly offer a varied selection of venues! Affordable housing, property, and real estate coupled with good schools, college, and university make San Juan County in Utah's Canyon Country your dream environment!


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August, 2016

Apr 16, 2016 - Oct 01, 2016
Dark Sky Program at Hovenweep National Monument

September, 2016

Apr 16, 2016 - Oct 01, 2016
Dark Sky Program at Hovenweep National Monument
Sep 03, 2016
Stars & S'mores
Sep 05, 2016 - Sep 11, 2016
Lessons From the River with Rabbi Shefa Gold
Sep 09, 2016
Monticello Outdoor Movies at the Park- Muppets Take Manhattan
Sep 10, 2016
Indian Summer Festival
Sep 10, 2016
4th Annual Blue Mountain Chase
Sep 10, 2016
Stars & S'mores
Sep 14, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016
Utah Navajo Fair
Sep 15, 2016 - Sep 17, 2016
San Juan ATV Safari
Sep 17, 2016
Lecture: Chaco Canyon and the Rise of Complexity in the Middle & Northern San Juan Regions
Sep 18, 2016 - Sep 24, 2016
Archaeological Survey & Mapping in Southeast Utah
Sep 19, 2016
National Park Service Centennial Band Performance at the Bluff Fort
Sep 20, 2016
National Park Service Centennial Band Performance at the Hideout Community Center
Sep 23, 2016
Monticello Outdoor Movies at the Park- Romancing the Stone

October, 2016

Apr 16, 2016 - Oct 01, 2016
Dark Sky Program at Hovenweep National Monument
Oct 02, 2016 - Oct 08, 2016
Hiking and Archaeology Adventure on Lake Powell
Oct 06, 2016 - Oct 09, 2016
Cedar Mesa/Comb Ridge Utah Archaeology with Canyonlands Field Institute
Oct 14, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016
Bluff Arts Festival
Oct 22, 2016
Lecture: The Lens of History: Documenting Impacts to Archaeological Sites on Cedar Mesa

November, 2016

Nov 18, 2016 - Nov 20, 2016
Monument Valley Balloon Event