Friends of Arches and Canyonlands Parks connect people to place in ways that continue Bates Wilson’s values of exploration, collaboration and stewardship of our Southeast Utah National Parks and Monuments.


Canyonlands 50th

Join the Friends in celebrating 50 years of this special place known as Canyonlands National Park.

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Arches Stewartship Program

Volunteer Stewardship

The Friends offers several opportunities to assist the park through volunteer stewardship.

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New Book Released

Known as the¬†“Father of Canyonlands,” Bates Wilson’s biography is now available for purchase.

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