Last updated 9/24/20 3:13PM
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.
Please be advised that Utah's public health agencies are closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Right now our focus is on the health and safety of our communities, visitors and friends in Utah and around the world that are managing this issue
San Juan County will remain in compliance with the Governor's Orders moving to LOW (yellow) RISK.
As we recover and begin resuming our usual activities during the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to ensure the safety of our visitors, customers, and locals alike. While restrictions or recommendations may change, we want to let you know that we will continue to go above and beyond to keep our communities a safe, healthy place to live, work, and visit.
The San Juan Strong Promise is two-fold including 1) businesses & community members 2) customers & visitors. If we all work together to adhere to the basic principles of the promise we will be able to continue to maintain operations, keep our doors open, maintain the public health, and crush the curve of COVID-19. For more information visit: UtahsCanyonCountry.com/SanJuanStrong
Monument Valley & Four Corners are currently CLOSED.
Please note with these closures Goulding's will remain OPEN and fully operational. Goulding's will continue to offer tours in the surrounding areas such as Tear Drop Arch, lodging, restaurant, grocery store, convenience store, museum, and theatre.
Canyonlands National Park OPEN- Roads, trails, campgrounds, and restrooms are open. Book store is allowing a limited number of people inside at a time. Rangers are available in front of the visitor center for information and park info. (Group campsites remain closed until further notice.) www.nps.gov/cany/index.htm
Natural Bridges NM OPEN- Roads, trails, and restrooms are open. Visitor Center and bookstore have resumed offering access Thursday-Monday from 9:00am-12:00pm and 2:00pm-4:00pm. The visitor center and bookstore will remain closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 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. The bookstore/visitor center remains closed until further notice. 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 Grounds are open M-Sat 9am-6pm & Sun 9am-5pm. Visitor Center remains closed, but drinks and snacks are available to purchase.
Bears Ears Education Center is CLOSED, they are accepting phone calls
Here are resources for surrounding communities and their offerings:
Here are some great itineraries to follow while in the region: