Gooseberry Canyon Trail (CNP)

  • View along the Gooseberry Trail in Canyonlands National Park.
  • Bluestem Penstemon (Penstemon cyanocaulis) wildflower in Canyonlands National Park.


Dogs No

5.4 (miles)


Out & Back

~1400 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)



Gooseberry Canyon Trail is a moderate kid friendly hike in Canyonlands National Park that drops down into the canyon. This trail is great choice for hikers looking to escape the crowds and find a little bit of solitude. This hike is located in the park's Island in the Sky District. Canyonlands National Park has two campgrounds, Squaw Flat Campground in The Needles District and Willow Flat Campground in the Island in the Sky District.

Red Tape

Entrance, Camping and Backcountry Fees
Contact: Canyonlands National Park: 2282 SW Resource Blvd. Moab, UT 84532

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