82 East Dogwood
Moab, Utah 84532
The Westwater Canyon area provides a stretch of renowned whitewater opportunities for both rafters and kayakers. The black, uplifted rocks in the canyon represent the oldest exposed formations in eastern Utah. Many species of wildlife inhabit the canyon. There are also several historic sites along the river corridor. Heading west, this is the first canyon along the Colorado River within Utah.
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.