Moab Camping: Canyonlands National Park

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Camping

Extend your visit to Canyonlands National Park by staying in one of the areas two developed campgrounds. If you prefer to stay outside of the park, the neighboring communities offer many fantastic opportunities for lodging.

  • Canyonlands National Park is home to two developed campgrounds.
  • Amenities include fire grates, picnic tables, and bathrooms.
  • If staying at Willow Flats, make sure to bring water as it is not available on-site.
  • Fees are typically $15-$20 per night.

Park Campgrounds

Canyonlands National Park is home to two developed campgrounds, both available on a first-come first-served basis.

Needles Campground
Centrally located in the Needles District, the Needles Campground is in close proximity to popular area destinations including Chesler Park, Joint Trail, and Druid Arch. There are 26 sites, and groups are limited to 10 people and two vehicles. The maximum RV length is 28 feet.

  • Location: Located in the Needles District.
  • Amenities: Amenities include bathrooms, fire grates, picnic tables, tent pads and water.
  • Dates: The campground is open 365 days a year, and generally fills up from late March through June and from early September to mid-October.
  • Fees: $20 per night.
  • Reservations: Sites are available on a first-come first-served basis.

Island in the Sky Campground
Home to twelve camp-sites, Island in the Sky Campground is conveniently located in the Island of the Sky district. Group size limits here are 10 people and 2 vehicles. Maximum RV length is 28 feet.

  • Location: Located in the Island in the Sky district.
  • Amenities: Amenities include picnic tables, fire grates, and vault toilets. Water is not available.
  • Dates: The campground is open 365 days a year, and generally fills up from late March through June and from early September to mid-October.
  • Fees: $15 per night.
  • Reservations: Sites are available on a first-come first-served basis.

Group Campgrounds
The Needles district offers three campsites that can accommodate groups of 11 or more people. These campgrounds may be reserved.

  • Squaw Flat Group Site: up to 50 people and 10 vehicles
  • Wooden Shoe Group Site: Up to 25 people and 5 vehicles
  • Split Top Group Site: Up to 15 people and 3 vehicles.

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