Kanab Visitor Center
Kanab Visitor Center 745 East Highway 89 Kanab, UT 84741
The Kanab Visitor Center is located on Highway 89, 1 mile east of junction with alternate 89.
Kanab Visitor Center
The Kanab Visitor Center is one of four visitor centers in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument 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.
Summer hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., (closed Sunday and Monday).
Plan Your Visit
Coyote Buttes North Daily Lottery (The Wave)
- Coyote Buttes North Daily Lottery (The Wave)
BLM enhances permitting process for The Wave in Coyote Buttes North. To learn more visit the Coyote Buttes North (The Wave) Homepage. Apply here.
- Coyote Buttes North Advanced Lottery (The Wave)
Planning 4 months in advance? To learn more about the Advanced Lottery, visit the Coyote Buttes North (The Wave) Homepage. Apply here.
Paria Canyon Overnight Permits
- Paria Canyon Overnight Permits
Get permits, human-waste bags, maps & information at these locations:
Arizona Strip District & Public Lands Info. Center
345 E. Riverside Dr.
St. George, UT 84790
Kanab Field Office (permits available for pick up Nov. 16 - Mar. 14)
This is not the Kanab Visitor Center
669 S. Highway 89A
Kanab, UT 84741
Paria Contact Station (permits available for pick up Mar. 15 - Nov. 15)
U.S. Highway 89 (44 miles east of Kanab, Utah)
As a reminder, permits must be picked up in person at the specified location you selected when making your reservation; all trash and solid human waste must be carried out; and all fires are prohibited. For a complete list of Rules & Regulations, visit the "Need to Know" section on Recreation.gov.
Active Advisories & Alerts in Effect
Check out the advisories and alerts in effect to help plan and prepare for your next adventure. Help prevent wildfires! Learn more at Utah - Fire Restrictions | Bureau of Land Management (blm.gov).