Wondering where you can motor on waterways
within the Moab Field Office?
Colorado/Utah State Line to Westwater Ranger Station
Use of registered boats/motors is allowed. Up running is NOT legal.
Westwater Ranger Station to Cisco Take Out
Use of registered boats/motors to run downstream is allowed year round. Up running within Westwater Canyon is NOT legal.
For wildlife conservation purposes the launching of boats for upstream travel from the Westwater Ranger Station, or the Cisco Take Out, is not authorized between February 1st and Octrober 15th annually.
Cisco Take Out to Canyonlands National Park Boundary
Use of registered boats/motors to run upstream is allowed up to the island by Cottonwood Wash from October 16th to January 31st annually.
From the Cisco take out, downstream boaters may NOT use motors for two miles.
Dolores River from Gateway to Dewey Bridge
Use of registered boats/motors is allowed throughout the year. Up running is legal but be advised that there are generally low water levels and many rocks.
Use of registered boats/motors is allowed for both upstream and downstream travel to the boundary with Canyonlands National Park.