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If you’re parking your RV at a campground, one place you might think to stop is Moab, a small, southeast city in Utah. Per the 2017 census data, roughly 5,233 people live here. If you’re passing through Moab, you may wonder, which campgrounds can you safely rest for the night or even several days? We did extensive research to bring you the answer.
Some of the best RV campgrounds near or in Moab, Utah include:
- Desert Moon Mobile RV
- Slickrock Campground
- Park City RV Resort
- Pack Creek Campground
- Moab Rim Campark
- Moab KOA
- Dowd Flats RV Park & Campground
- ACT Campground
In this article, we will talk about each of these eight campgrounds in more detail. We’ll also share their addresses and phone numbers, websites, rates, amenities, and more useful information. You’ll be ready to park your RV in Moab in no time!
8 Awesome RV Campgrounds Near Moab, Utah
Desert Moon Mobile RV
First up on our list is Desert Moon Mobile RV. This is just outside of Moab in Thompson Springs. Around since sometime in the 1930s, when coal miners used to visit, this RV park is also a hotel. You can rent one of four rooms. With so few to spare, availability can go fast, so do book ahead if you want indoor lodging.
The RV park has space for tent camping (10 spots) and hook-ups (10 of those as well). You also get sewer utilities, running water, and electricity. If you need water spigots, shower facilities, or a restroom, you can use those for the duration of your stay as well. Desert Moon Mobile RV welcomes pop-up campers, tent campers, and RVs.
The RV sites cost $40 a night on weekdays as well as on weekends. If you want to book a space for a week, it’s $250. You’d also pay $525 for a monthly stay at Desert Moon Mobile RV. If you don’t mind a dry RV site, it’s $30 nightly, $220 weekly, and $400 monthly. For a private room, it’s $60 a night during the week and $55 on weekends.
Contact info: 75 West Highway 6-50, Thompson Springs | 253-394-3661
If you’re near the Colorado River on your adventures, you only need to head south for a mile to reach Slickrock Campground. Boasting tent sites, RV sites, and cabins, this campground also features resort amenities such as air conditioning (for the cabins), cable TV, and all the RV hookups you could need. You are limited to just 30 amps of power for the pull-through sites.
On the grounds of the facility, you’ll also find 24-hour security, a playground, laundry, a heated pool, and Wi-Fi, which you can use for free. Slickrock Campground makes it convenient to plan your stay. For instance, if you’re a part of the active military, AARP, or AAA, you can get a discount of 10 percent. Not too shabby!
If you have a pet, then you’ll quickly discover why people have flocked to Slickrock Campground for nearly 50 years. This Moab campground allows for pets in your RV, but not in their cabins. You are restricted from what they deem aggressive dog breeds as well. These include mastiffs, Doberman pinschers, rottweilers, and pit bulls.
The rates for their campground spots begin at $63.15 a night. This includes space for an RV up to 25 feet. You get your own grill, picnic tables, shade, hookups, cable, water, and sewer. Should you find you need a 40-foot hookup, you’d pay $71.19 a night.
The economy cabins on the campground, which can accommodate four, cost $79.23 a night. These include a picnic table, grill, a bunk bed, and up to two mattresses. Other features are bathrooms, a fridge, lighting, and heating/cooling. You cannot bring pets or smoke.
Contract info: 1301 North Highway 191 | 435-259-7660 or 800-448-8873
Park City RV Resort
The Park City RV Resort is just a hop, skip, and a jump from Portal RV Resort, a vacation rental property. You could always keep your RV at Park City and stay at the Portal or you can just experience the beauty of Moab firsthand at this smaller resort.
Park City RV Resort accommodates Class As through Class Cs. That said, there are some rules you must follow if you want to stay here. For instance, you can only bring two vehicles with you. You have to park on them on a concrete pad only. Also, if you have a Class C, it has to be no older than five years. Your Class A or Class B should be 10 years or under.
During your stay, you have access to such amenities as an exercise room, a private walking trail, a dump station, showers, bathrooms, a spa, and a pool. You can take your dog for a walk at the enclosed, off-leash park. There’s also laundry facilities, Wi-Fi, and power up to 50 amps.
If you stay at the Premium Site or Row E, you’d pay $54 to $58 a night. At the Deluxe Site or Row B, it’s $48. For the Standard Sites or Rows A through C, the rate is $48 to $58 nightly.
Contact info: 2200 Rasmussen Road | 435-649-2535
Pack Creek Campground
Another great campground to check out in Moab is Pack Creek Campground. You can bring pets without having to pay extra, giving your wallet a break. You also never get charged for Wi-Fi or to use the dump station. If you have a big group of RVers, Pack Creek is happy to accommodate you.
Their campground has a slew of group sites for 200 people or fewer. The tent sites include a fire pit, picnic table, and their own parking spaces. As for the RV sites, these are designed for vehicles 35 feet long or under. You get hookups for city sewer, city water, and outlets up to 30 amps. The pull-through sites have gravel for even parking. You can also take advantage of the water and electric hookups if you have an RV that’s between 16 and 35 feet long.
To book your stay, you will have to pay half the fee as an advanced deposit. If you’re camping, you’re not charged to use the showers; otherwise, they’re $5. The water and electric hookups cost $35 and the full hookups $45.
At a dry camp, you’d pay $30 a night. Tents cost $25 a night and creekside tents $30. If you do travel with a group, it’s $50 for a group of 10 and then $10 for every extra person you add.
Contact info: 1520 Murphy Lane, Unit #23 | 435-259-2982
Moab Rim Campark
Drink in the beauty of the La Sal Mountains and the Spanish Valley at Moab Rim Campark. You’re very close to downtown Moab here, about two miles. You have your pick of either a cabin or park your RV on a camper site when staying here.
You can buy foods like ice cream and snacks as well as ice and drinks onsite. Pets are welcome, as are children, as they can play at a nearby playground. Other amenities include hot showers, Wi-Fi, and firepits.
RVers can get water and 30 amps of power for $39 a night. If you need more features, like Wi-Fi, cable TV, up to 50 amps of power, and all your other standard hookups with a pull-through site, you’d pay $44 a night. If you decide to visit Moab any other time but the spring, Moab Rim runs a deal where you can stay for a week and only pay for six nights.
Contact info: 1900 South Highway 191 | 888-599-6622
Calling itself the “Adventure Capital of the West,” Moab KOA isn’t far from Dead Horse Point State Park, Canyonlands National Park, or Arches National Park if you want to visit those places. With tent sites, lodging, and RV sites, you’ll lodge comfortably.
Moab KOA offers generous amenities as well, among them a dog park, a sauna and hot tub, Wi-Fi, cable TV, and a swimming pool. You can buy propane and firewood onsite if you need it.
Vehicles are limited to those with a length of up to 80 feet, so even bigger RVs can get on the premises. You also get up to 50 amps of power. Some more unique features are a horseshoe area (the game), charcoal grills, and a bike repair and wash station.
Rates vary based on the size of your vehicle, how many people you bring with you, whether you have pets, and whether your vehicle has slideouts. For a six-person patio with cable and up to 50 amps, you’d pay $69.99 a night.
Contact info: 3225 South Highway 191| 435-241-7890 or 800-562-0372
Dowd Flats RV Park & Campground
Although Dowd Flats RV Park & Campground doesn’t have its own website, the contact information provided below gives you a means of reaching out should you want to. According to what we found on Camping USA, Dowd Flats is open all year long.
They have 32 sites, 20 of which are used for RVs (the others are tent sites). These RV sites do include hookups. You can also use their onsite dump station. Laundry facilities at the park make it easy to keep your clothes clean even on your RV adventures. However, you cannot stay here if your RV exceeds 40 feet in length.
Contact info: 2701 South Highway 191 | 435-259-5909
Our last pick for one of the best RV campgrounds in Moab is an interesting one. ACT Campground is also an environmental learning center. They have tent camping, cabin-style rooming, and RV camping. You could even sleep in an Airstream trailer during your stay at ACT.
A green, eco-friendly park, all 5,000 square feet have renewable or recycled materials. ACT also uses energy systems for lighting, cooling, and heating that don’t hurt the earth. They strive to encompass more water conservation, waste recycling, and solar power into their facilities in the future.
RVers who stay at ACT will have 1,200 square feet in which to do so (not all for yourself, of course, but split amongst the other campers). Located among the La Sal Mountains, you can choose from back-in sites (15 of these) or pull-through sites (six of these). You can use the campground’s Wi-Fi, cable, water, sewer, and electric hookups as well as up to 50 amps of power. Just make sure your RV isn’t over 45 feet long.
If you need only 30 amps, you’d pay $44 for a back-in RV site during non-peak season and $49 during peak season. Back-in RV sites up to 50 amps cost $49 during non-peak season and $59 through the main season. Pull-through RV sites with 30 amps are $49 during non-peak season and $54 during peak season. Those pull-through sites with 50 amps cost $54 for the non-peak season and $59 through peak season.
Contact info: U.S. 191 and Mill Creek Road | 435-355-0355
Moab, Utah is a great place to visit, and it’s quite friendly to RVers, too. The eight campgrounds we highlighted in this article prove as much. Keep them in all in mind should you find yourself driving through this city, as you’ll certainly have plenty of options!