Canyonlands National Park Facts

(FY = fiscal year)

Gross Area

337,598 Acres

527 Square Miles

848 Square KM

Visitation

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2003 - 378,001

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2002 - 366,865

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2001 - 368,950

Previous Years

Budget

FY 2004 Annual Budget - $5,334,000

FY 2003 Annual Budget - $5,353,000

FY 2002 Annual Budget - $5,163,000

FY 2001 Annual Budget - $4,940,000

FY 2000 Annual Budget - $4,827,000

Designation

Canyonlands National Park, September 12, 1964

Public Law 88-590 signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson

Highest Point

Cathedral Point (Needles District) - 7120ft/2170m

Lowest Point

Big Drop Rapids (Colorado River) - 3700ft/1128m

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