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Moab COVID-19 Updates

UPDATED August 31, 2021

COVID-19 Transmission Level

For the current COVID Transmission Level in Moab and Grand County click here.

Current Moab Status

  • Arches National Park
    • Trails, Overlooks, Campground, Bookstore & Visitor Services (Outside) – Open (Weather Dependent)
    • Fiery Furnace (Ranger-Led Hikes & Individual Permits) – Ranger-Led Hikes ClosedIndividual Permits Available
  • Canyonlands National Park – Trails, Overlooks, Campground, Bookstore & Visitor Services (Outside) – Open (Weather Dependent)
  • Dead Horse Point State Park – Open (Weather Dependent)
  • Trails (OHV/Hiking/Biking) on BLM Land – Open (Weather Dependent)
  • Developed Campgrounds on BLM Land – Open
  • Dispersed Camping on BLM Land – Open (Weather Dependent)
    Human waste carryout is mandatory (portable toilet or human waste bags).
  • National Forest Developed Campgrounds: Warner Lake (excluding cabin), Oowah Lake, Mason Draw – Open (Weather Dependent)
  • Commercial Campgrounds & RV Parks – Open
  • Overnight Accommodations (Hotels/Motels/B&B’s/Condos/Guest Homes) – Open
  • Restaurants – Open
  • Guides & Outfitters – Open
  • Equipment Rentals – Open
  • Vehicle Rentals – Open
  • Shops & Galleries – Open

Face Coverings

Face coverings that completely cover the nose and mouth are recommended in Moab. They should be worn in public areas including indoor or outdoor space open to the public where consistent social distancing of at least 6 feet is not possible. Free masks are available at the Moab Information Center, on the corner of Main and Center Streets, and at the national parks.

Thank you for wearing a face covering in Moab.


Frequently Asked Questions

Should I wear a face covering in Moab?

Face coverings that completely cover the nose and mouth are recommended in Moab. They should be worn in public areas including indoor or outdoor space open to the public, where consistent social distancing of at least 6 feet is not possible. Local businesses may pick up free face coverings at the Canyonlands Copy Center, 375 S. Main St., in Moab. The Moab Information Center (The MIC), on the corner of Main and Center Streets, and the National Park Service will distribute face coverings to area visitors.

How many COVID-19 cases are there currently in Moab (Grand County)?

The Southeast Utah Health Department keeps an updated list here.

Are the national parks open?

Yes. Arches and Canyonlands national parks are continuing to increase visitor services:

  • Open: All park roads, hiking trails, viewing areas, campgrounds, bookstores, and visitor centers (services are located outside)
  • Closed at Arches: Fiery Furnace and backcountry camping
  • Online only: Canyonlands backcountry and river permits

Are trails (OHV, hiking, biking) on public lands (Bureau of Land Management) open?

Yes. All trails on BLM land are open.

Can I camp on public lands (Bureau of Land Management)?

Yes. All developed campgrounds are open. Dispersed camping is also allowed. Human waste carryout is mandatory for dispersed campers (portable toilet or human waste bags).

Is Dead Horse Point State Park open?

Yes, the park is open to everyone.

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