Kanab Visitor Center

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Near Kanab, Utah

Kanab Visitor Center does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


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The Kanab Visitor Center is one of four visitor centers in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM) each with a different theme. This visitor center is located within the Paria River District in Kanab, Utah, and it offers interpretive displays focusing on "traces in time" which includes both geology and archaeology within the Monument. The friendly and knowledgeable staff here can provide weather reports, hiking recommendations and road reports, which is a must-have for visitors exploring the Monument.>

Because of limited access due to COVID, all Paria Canyon Overnight permits that were scheduled to be picked up in Kanab at the Grand Staircase National Monument Visitor Center will now be waiting at the Paria Contact Station. This will be open 7 days a week from 8:00 - 4:30 beginning March 15th. If you want to pick up in St. George, the visitor center is open from 7:45 to 5:00 Monday through Friday (closed weekends). Please email if you have any questions or need to change the location you originally selected. blm_az_asdoweb@blm.gov

Calling to confirm will speed up your permit pick-up

For pick-up at St. George call Monday - Friday between 7:45 - 5:00 435.688.3200

Reminder: Your trip must begin only on the reserved entry date; overnight trips that begin on a day other than the permit entry date are considered invalid, even if you begin on a day that would have been covered by the permit dates. Permits must be picked up in person.


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