Westwater Canyon

82 East Dogwood
Moab, UT 84532


About :

The Bureau of Land Management administers the Westwater Canyon portion of the Colorado River. The Westwater Ranger Station is 4.5 miles from the Utah-Colorado state line. From the station, it is approximately 17 river miles to the first available takeout point at the Cisco Landing. In this distance, the river drops 125 feet. The ranger station is approximately 63 river miles from Moab, Utah, and 127 river miles from the Colorado's confluence with the Green River.

River Permits :

Because of the heavy demand for launches, permits, and advanced reservations to run this section of the river are required year round. The fee season is from March through October. Information about the reservation and permit system may be obtained from the Bureau of Land Management, Moab Field Office, 82 East Dogwood Moab, Utah 84532, (435) 259-7012.

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