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Island In The Sky Visitor Center

Canyonlands National Park, UT
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Good Visitor Centre at the Island in the Sky section of Canyonlands NP

The Visitor Centre is located just after entering the Island in the Sky section of Canyonlands... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hong Kong, China
A Good Stop on the Way In

Located 1.1 miles (1.8k) beyond the entrance station ($25 per car for 7 days, annual and lifetime... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Avon, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Visitor Centre is located just after entering the Island in the Sky section of Canyonlands National Park. Opening hours vary based on the season but were 9am to 4pm during our early April visit. Note that there is a very good NPS website for...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located 1.1 miles (1.8k) beyond the entrance station ($25 per car for 7 days, annual and lifetime passes are also accepted), the visitor center is a good place to stop on the way in to get oriented to this large portion of Canyonlands as well...More

1  Thank Steve1362
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visitor center is a great place to grab some information before you head out on your adventure to explore this magnificent park. There are bathrooms here as well which is nice and as always the rangers inside are helpful and friendly. Nice thing is...More

Thank EpicGuy12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small Visitors Center about a mile after the entrance to the Park. I has toilets and a place to fill your water bottles. There is a small display on the geology of the Park and also on the history of people living...More

Thank OziDiver
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had to pick up our backcountry permits here, and the staff was helpful enough. Not ebullient, necessarily, but not rude by any means. There are pit toilets and water fountains, so be sure to fill your water bottles here since there are no other water...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Best place to start your tour as you get the best advise so as not to waste any time on your visit, very helpful people

Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We stopped at Island In the Sky Visitor Center just for showing our national park pass, pick up the maps, quick skim through the little gift shop and a snap with the Canyonlands' topographic map. The Visitor Center is really small but very nicely organized.

1  Thank IheartZephyr
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The staff were very helpful and I liked the collection they have there. The washroom were clean. I would like to visit the Needles district next time in future.

Thank Saumyashree M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The visitor center for the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park is located on Grand View Point Road, on the right 1.2 miles past the park entrance. Admission is $25/car (good 7 days) or NPS passes are accepted. Island in the Sky...More

Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This is not a riff on the Park Service. I was just frustrated that the visitors Center was not open when we were there in the end of December. My daughter loves the Jr. Ranger Program.

Thank dremmettdc
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We plan to visit Canyonlands, Island in the Sky in October. But nps.gov indicates that Island in the Sky Visitor Center is not open after September 17, is that correct? If the Visitor Center is closed, where can one get a map and self-driving CD of the major overlooks at Island in the Sky? Thank you.
7 September 2016|
Response from OutdoorKidz | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I think you are mis-interpreting the nps.gov site regarding the hours of operation for the Visitor Center. Until Sept 17 the Visitor Center is open from 8am-6pm. After Sept 18 they are open from 9am-4pm. So you should... More