Moab Utah Campgrounds

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Campgrounds

Between the National Parks, Utah State Parks, and BLM campgrounds in the areas, camping is a fun and economical way to see Southeast Utah, experiencing the feeling of camaraderie with fellow campers.

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands only has two campgrounds designated for RV use. Given the remote location and lack of services, there are no full-service hookups available.

  • Season: The campgrounds are open year-round.
  • Length of Stay: 10 nights
  • Fees: $15-$20 with a maximum of two vehicles and ten people
  • Camping Areas / Locations
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    Located in the Island in the Sky, the Willow Flat Campground looks over the entire area from a high vantage point, perfect for morning photographs.
    - In the Needles, sites at Squaw Flat Campground are ideally situated to access the network of hiking trails, leading to Chesler Park, Druid Arch and more.

Arches National Park

The only campground in Arches National Park is the Devil's Garden Campground, with limited services. RVs up to 30 feet can be accommodated.

  • Season: The campground is open year-round.
  • Length of Stay: There is a 10 night limit on the length of stay.
  • Fees: $25 per night.
  • Camping Areas / Locations
    Devil's Garden Campground is located 18 miles from the park entrance. There are toilets, but no showers.

Around Arches National Park

There are a number of BLM camps located on Highway 128 on the opposite side of the Colorado River. These offer primitive, but convenient access to the park.

  • Season: Most campgrounds are open year-round, but the dates vary by campgrounds.
  • Length of Stay: The limit is 14 days in a 30-day period.
  • Fees: $15 per night
  • Camping Areas / Locations
    - Big Bend Campground has a sand beach, river walkway, and toilets, with plenty of room for large RVs.
    - Oak Grove Campground is a summer campground, able to accommodate smaller RVs only.
    - Hal Canyon Campground has stunning views of the Colorado River, fitting small RVs and tent campers.

Dead Horse State Park

  • Season: Depends on campground, but most are open year-round.
  • Length of Stay: 14 days in a 30-day period
  • Fees: $35 with a maximum of two vehicles and ten people
  • Camping Areas / Locations
    - Kayenta Campground is inside the state park, close to hiking trails and more.
    - Horsethief Campground is located right outside the park for $15/night, with limited facilities.
    - Lone Mesa Group Campsites are primitive, but can accommodate large groups and the largest RVs. There are extensive OHV trails from the camp.

Sand Flats Recreation Area

  • Season: The campgrounds are open year-round.
  • Length of Stay: The limit is 14 days in a 30-day period.
  • Fees: $15 per vehicle with a maximum of two vehicles and ten people. 
  • Camping Areas / Locations
    There are 120 campsites at 9 campgrounds, lettered 'A' through 'H', and Juniper. There is no water available.

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area  / Lake Powell

The Glen Canyon Recreation Area has a number of camping opportunities, including ones run by the NPS and others run by the park's concessionaire.

  • Season: Campgrounds are open year-round.
  • Length of Stay: The limit is 14 days in a 30-day period.
  • Fees: $30-$50/night, depending on the campground.
  • Camping Areas / Locations
    - Lees Ferry is located in the south end of the park, with few facilities and no hookups.
    - Wahweap Campground is a complete facility, with 30 and 50 amp service and spots up to to 70' in length.
    - Bullfrog is another major campground, with 30 amp service, restrooms and showers.

Capitol Reef National Park

  • Season: Open year-round
  • Fees: $20 per vehicle with a maximum of two vehicles and ten people. 
  • Camping Areas / Locations
    Next to the historic orchards on the Fremont River, Fruita Campground is the only developed campground in the park, with 71 sites and an RV dump station.

Natural Bridges National Monument

  • Season: Open year-round
  • Fees: $10 per vehicle with a maximum of one vehicle and eight people. The maximum length is 26'.
  • Camping Areas / Locations
    There is only one campground in the National Monument, with a total of 13 sites.

Hovenweep National Monument

  • Season: Open year-round
  • Fees: $10 per vehicle with a maximum of one vehicle and eight people. The maximum length is 36'.
  • Camping Areas / Locations
    There is only one campground with 30 sites, primarily designed for tent camping, with a few sites accessible to RVs.

Manti-La Sal National Forest

There are over 25 developed campground in the Manti-La Sal National Forest, so there's plenty of options to choose from.

  • Season: Open year-round
  • Fees: $10-$18 per vehicle, varying between campgrounds
  • Camping Areas / Locations
    - Joe's Valley Reservoir is a popular choice, with the reservoir in clear sight and good fishing close by.
    - Gooseberry Reservoir is in the middle of a wide sagebrush meadow, with OHV trails within easy reach.
    - Close to the boundary of Edge of the Cedars, Devil's Canyon has drinking water available, but no hookups.

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