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Drones/Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Rules and regulations of Drone and Unmanned aircraft  go to: 

The City of Moab defers to FAA guidelines for the operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).  Anyone wishing to operate any UAS for hobby or commercial purposes must confirm that operations are permitted in a given location and adhere to all applicable guidelines, local, state and federal laws. Operators must also check with the land use administrating body about other possible requirements such as permits and insurance.

For additional questions please contact:

Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission 435-259-4341 

The operation of drones inside national parks around Moab is strictly prohibited. 
National Parks Regulations

The operation of drones inside state parks is prohibited except during certain seasons and only after proper permits are acquired. For further information please see:  Utah State parks Regulations

For information on the US Forest service UAS Policy-

US Forest Service Policy 

For information on the Utah BLM Office UAS Policy-BLM Policy

Moab BLM Office (435) 259-2100

Other resources:


FAA Commercial Operation Guidelines

Restricted Airspace Map

107 Database