Located in Bluff, UT, the Bears Ears Education Center is a mission-driven space designed to provide information on how to respectfully and appropriately visit Bears Ears National Monument. Knowledgeable staff and volunteers provide regional information including what to do in Bears Ears, places to camp and hike, scenic driving routes, and more. Free Bears Ears maps are also available.
The center aims to teach people from near and far about the natural and cultural landscape of southeastern Utah and how to visit Bears Ears with respect. Operated by local nonprofit, Friends of Cedar Mesa, the education center is a welcoming space for explorers of all kinds.
The Bears Ears Education Center also includes a retail shop featuring books by desert writers, tshirts, hats, cards, and a variety of other gifts as well as limited outdoor gear including daypacks, backpacking food and fire pans.
The Bears Ears Education Center is open 9am to 5pm, Thursday – Monday, March to November.