Maple Canyon Day Use Pass Pass

Manti-La Sal National Forest

Maple Canyon is one of Utah's most unique rock-climbing areas. Thick groves of maple trees grow below beautiful towering rock walls. Rock in the canyon consists of cobblestone-sized conglomerate that has eroded to form cliffs and an impressive natural arch attracting climbers from all over the world with its numerous routes for beginners and experts alike. Maple Canyon has more than 550 routes with climbing grades from 5.4 to 5.14 in difficulty.

The canyon has some excellent hiking and horseback riding opportunities as well. Three steep scenic loop trails (3-to-5-mile loops) provide access to many of the rock climbing sites in the canyon. Open May through November.

This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Once on-site, follow the posted instructions. You will need to download the free mobile app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service: 

Parking Limited: Parking can be hard to find at Maple Canyon. Please follow these tips to help park safely.

Park only in designated areas or in locations that do not obstruct the flow of traffic.

Save a life! Emergency vehicles may need to pass through closed gates, please do not block them.

Carpool to open parking for fellow climbers.

Several parking spots are designated for campground use. Please do not park at these spots unless you are camping at the campground.

All vehicles parked in Maple Canyon fee area are required to pay a day-use fee. Please be prepared to show digital pass on your mobile device and proof of purchase must be displayed in vehicle.

This pass does not guarantee parking availability. For your safety, please remember that parking outside of designated areas is discouraged and visitors who park illegally may be fined and towed. This pass is valid until 11:59 PM of the date listed on the pass, and only for the date and vehicle specified for this pass.

No Golden Age Passport or America the Beautiful Interagency Pass discounts are applicable. Passes are non-transferrable, non-refundable, not replaceable if lost or stolen, and are void if altered or reproduced.

Operators of motorcycles and open-top vehicles must carry this pass on their person. Passes should not be left on an unattended motorcycle.