U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Monticello Field Office
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Cedar Mesa Backcountry Permit Information
Backcountry permits are required in the following Cedar Mesa Canyons: Grand Gulch, Slickhorn Canyons, Fish Canyon, Owl Canyon, North and South Forks of Mule Canyon north of U.S. Highway 95, Road Canyon, Lime Creek, and their tributaries. Permits on Cedar Mesa are not needed for Arch Canyon and Johns Canyon.
For more information, visit Cedar Mesa Backcountry Permits.
San Juan River Permit Information
A permit is required year-round to float any section of the San Juan River between Montezuma Creek and Clay Hills. Permits are issued only through a pre-season lottery and advance reservations to individuals 18 and older.
To learn more and download an application, visit San Juan River Permits.