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The Best Camping in Grand County

Looking for the best camping in Grand County? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Grand County. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Grand County

  • Grand County, Utah

    Hike Devils Garden Primitive Loop in Arches

    4.9
    7 mi / 1204 ft gain
    This adventure begins at Devils Garden, which is a hotspot in Arches National Park. Most people take the shorter route to see Landscape Arch and then turn around, but the Primitive Loop, while challenging at times, is completely worth it. Starting from Landscape Arch, the loop will take you to se...
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  • Grand County, Utah

    Camping in Arches National Park

    4.0
    This popular campground houses 50 campsites. Keep in mind that since it's the only campground in Arches, it can be crowded from March through October, so get on it early. This campsite not only provides easy access to landmarks like the delicate arch, but also provides very convenient access to t...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Photograph the Milky Way at North Window Arch

    4.7
    Arches National Park is a must see for all photographers, but especially for astrophotography. Many of the most common places to shoot are balanced rock, and Delicate Arch and there's a good reason, these are beautiful places. North Window Arch is much less common, and even on a moonless night,...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camp at Willow Springs Trail

    4.5
    Willow Springs Trail is state-owned land located 13 miles north of downtown Moab Utah. The state provides some vault toilets and port-o-lets throughout the area, but there are no designated campsites or fire rings. Along the main road, there are plenty of large flat spots that people with RV's or...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camp at Big Bend Campground

    This campground has three different campsites. All the sites are made for larger groups, so there has to be a minimum number of people to reserve a site. Site A is the largest, with the maximum capacity of 40 people. Site B fits 20 people and site C fits about 30 people. All the sites are non-ele...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camp at Oak Grove Campgrounds near Moab, UT

    This a classic Moab area campground. Although you'll have neighbors nearby and a highway next to the site, it feels very secluded and quiet. You can sunbath on the sand and take a dip in the river to cool off/wash up everyday. It doesn't get much better than that. This is first-come, first-serve ...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camp at Drinks Canyon

    5.0
    Drinks Canyon Camping Area is located just 6 miles up the Colorado River on Hwy 191 from Moab. This BLM managed campsite has 17 sites that are all first-come, first served. Just a short drive from Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Fisher Towers, and the surrounding BLM land, Drinks...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camping at Granstaff Campground

    5.0
    Granstaff Campground has 17 campsites available, which are first come, first served. The sites are $15 a night per vehicle. The campground is a little limited and doesn't have running water, so bring your filter or head into town and pick up supplies.During the day, you can easily make your way t...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camp Goose Island Campground

    4.7
    Many of the campground in Arches National Park are extremely hard to book and almost impossible to get walk-in spots during the peak season in this area. However, the Colorado River near Moab has an abundance of beautiful campsites along its shore. Highway 128 heads northwest out of Moab followin...
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  • Lone Mesa Group Gampground Road, Utah

    Camp at Lone Mesa Campground

    Lone Mesa Campground off Utah Highway 313, 8 miles from Highway 191, and 20 miles from Moab serves as an excellent basecamp for accessing the fantastic Navajo Rocks mountain bike trail system, Dead Horse State Park, and Canyonlands National Park. In fact, the Big Mesa trail goes right through the...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Drive Fins & Things

    5.0
    9.4 mi / 900 ft gain
    Fins & Things is a 9.4 mile classic Moab ATV / 4WD trail rated 5 by the Red Rock Four-Wheelers. It is steep, has great traction, some fantastic slalom cutes and of course, glorious views of the Moab redrock scenery. The one-way trail is broken into three sections and begins at campsite E-6 in...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camp at Sand Flats Recreation Area in Moab

    3.0
    The rock domes and slickrock around the campsites provide fun for young and old to scramble on, or simply enjoy the sunrise or sunset. Located just outside of the town of Moab Utah is the Sand Flats Recreation Area. The area is managed jointly by the Bureau of Land Management and Grand County Uta...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Colorado River Scenic Byway: Moab to Interstate 70

    44.07 mi / 2654 ft gain
    Colorado River Scenic Byway: Moab to Interstate 70 is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Moab, Utah.
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  • Moab, Utah

    Rock Climbing Moab's Wall Street

    4.3
    Moab's Wall Street is exactly what it sounds like, but nothing like the "Wall Street" you're familiar with. Several miles off Highway 279, it hugs the Colorado River on one side and a towering 500ft sandstone wall littered with climbing routes on the other. There is easy access to all of the clim...
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  • Green River, Utah

    Explore a Manmade Geyser in Utah

    3.0
    Four and a half miles from the town of Green River, Utah, Crystal Geyser is one of the few manmade geysers as a result of the area's historical mining industry. This cold-water geyser usually erupts every eight to 20 hours. Getting There Getting to the geyser is easy and the site can be accessed ...
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  • Moab, Utah

    Camp at King's Bottom

    4.0
    Kane Creek is a massive canyon, with the Colorado river at it's feet and red cliffs towering on either side. There are numerous trail heads and campgrounds the farther you explore into the canyon. However, these sites fill up fast. The canyon restricts camping to only designated sites, capping th...
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