The Needles Visitor Center

Canyonlands National Park, Near Moab, Utah

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


The Needles Visitor Center is normally open spring through fall. Features include: exhibits, book and map sales, backcountry permits, general information, picnic area, and park rangers on duty. Orientation Movie, "Wilderness of Rock" (15 minutes) is shown on request at the visitor center. When the visitor center is closed in winter, you must self-register for backcountry permits outside the visitor center entrance. Water is available year-round.

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