Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park

Rules / Safety in Canyonlands

Park Regulations & Safety

Park Regulations Campfires Wood fires are allowed in the developed campgrounds (e.g. Squaw Flat) and along the rivers. They are prohibited elsewhere in the backcountry. Wood may not be gathered in the park except along the river corridors where driftwood and dead-and-down tamarisk may be burned. River trips must use a ...

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Mountain Lion Safety Tips

Mountain lions serve an important role in parks ecosystem because they prevent the over-population of deer and other small mammals. Generally, the big cats are calm, quiet and elusive. Sightings are rare, so if you spot one, consider yourself privileged! A mountain lion attack is an extremely unlikely event. To ...

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