Last updated 4/25/22 2:30pm
Utah's Canyon Country recognizes that travelers may be concerned about COVID-19 and how it may affect them. We are here to support travelers during this time either with your short term and/or long term travel arrangements. To speak directly with a staff member please contact us at 800-574-4386.
Monument Valley Tribal Park* - Currently operating at 75% capacity (Mask mandate remains in place)
*As of 4/6/22, permits will no longer be required to access the scenic valley drive. Additionally, there will no longer be a limit on the number of private vehicles allowed in the valley.
Current valley drive hours: 6:30am-7:30pm with last entry at 5:00pm
Guided tours are still available. A list of guides can be found HERE.
Four Corners Monument - (Mask mandate remains in place)
Four Corners Monument:
October 1st- March 31st: 8:00am- 4:45pm
Open 7 days a week.
2/2/21- Face masks are now required in all NPS buildings and facilities. Masks are also required on NPS-managed lands when physical distancing cannot be maintained, including narrow or busy trails, overlooks and historic homes.
(Read: The President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask-Wearing.)
Canyonlands NP OPEN- Roads, trails, campgrounds, and restrooms are open. Needles Visitor Center is closed for the season Nov-March. Island in the Sky Visitor Center is open Thurs-Mon 9am-4pm. (Group campsites remain closed until further notice.) www.nps.gov/cany/index.htm
Natural Bridges NM OPEN- Roads, trails, and restrooms are open. As weather and staffing allow, rangers provide visitor assistance outside the visitor center 9 am–noon and 2–4 pm, Thursday through Monday. The bookstore remains closed at this time. Visitor service operating hours may be subject to change due to park staffing or weather. The campground is open as of 9/10/20. www.nps.gov/nabr/planyourvisit/conditions.htm
Hovenweep NM OPEN Roads, trails, and restrooms are open. As weather and staffing allow, rangers provide visitor assistance outside the visitor center 9 am–noon and 2–4 pm, Thursday through Monday. The bookstore remains closed at this time. The campground reopened on 9/10/20, with some sites remaining closed to promote social distancing. www.nps.gov/hove/planyourvisit/conditions.htm
For the most timely information, please monitor Canyonlands National Park website or Facebook page , Arches National Park website or Facebook page, Hovenweep National Monument website or Facebook page, and Natural Bridges National Monument website or Facebook page regarding any future modification of operations.
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area OPEN w/restrictions/partial closures https://www.nps.gov/glca/planyourvisit/conditions.htm
Lake Powell Halls Crossing launch ramp will be open to all boats Friday, Saturday, Sunday for day use only, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Beginning May 22, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area will reopen access to: The Lake Powell Halls Crossing public launch ramp will be open 7 days a week to all boats and begin overnight use.
In addition, entry fees are waived, and the following spaces continue to be available:
With public health in mind, the following facilities remain closed at this time:
Please refer to this State Park map for reference: https://stateparks.utah.gov/2020/04/17/utah-state-parks-restrictions-lifted/
Edge of the Cedars State Park - Open
Goosenecks State Park - Open
Dead Horse State Park - Open
Monticello Visitor Center is OPEN
Blanding Visitor Center is OPEN
Canyon Country Discovery Center is OPEN
Bluff Fort is OPEN
Bears Ears Education Center is OPEN
Here are resources for surrounding communities and their offerings:
Here are some great itineraries to follow while in the region: