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Various: Lodging In and Near the Park

There is no lodging available inside the park, but there are a variety of accommodations available in nearby Moab. I stayed at a barely acceptable place called the Bowen Motel in Moab. You will probably want to find other accommodations.

Outdoor Pool and Continental Breakfast

  • Opinion of Price: less expensive than average
  • Related to: National/State Park, Budget Travel
  • Written May 17, 2012
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Various: Camping In and Near the Park

There are three camping areas located in the park: Willow Flat at Island in the Sky; and Squaw Flat and Needles Outpost (actually just outside the park boundary) at The Needles. There are also campgrounds in nearby Moab. There are also quite a few primitive campsites throughout the park. I did not camp here but wanted to let you know what is available.

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  • Related to: National/State Park, Camping, Budget Travel
  • Written May 17, 2012

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Moab: Moab is a Nice Place to Stay

When visiting Canyonlands National Park, the nearby town of Moab makes for a good choice for a base from which to explore the area. Several convenient motels are available in Moab. In addition, restaurants and groceries are available in town.

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  • Related to: Romantic Travel and Honeymoons, Family Travel, Road Trip
  • Written February 11, 2008

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Needles Outpost: Needles Outpost Campground

If Squaw Flat Campground inside the park is full (and, at only 26 sites, that's very possible),you can try here.

Needles Outpost, in additon to being the only private campground within 40 miles, is also the only store and filling station within 40 miles. The place is run by Greg and Tracy - a couple of real characters. Tracy is a Dale Earnhardt fan from way back, so if you're there on Sunday and the race is on the TV, try not to interrupt too much! There's a small lunch counter but don't expect anything more than soup and sandwiches. The store itself is stocked pretty well, and Greg has some knowledge about 4x4's and may be able to help with such things as hoses and gear oil - but you'll pay a premium.

The campsite is about 2 dozen or so nice-sized spaces nestled against a large stone outcropping. There are flush toilets and pay showers, but they may be a walk away from your campsite if you choose the more secluded spots.

I'll never forget the last day I was there - I was going to head up to Moab, but it was pouring rain, so instead I stayed at the lunch counter with Tracy and we watched the Talladega race on TV from start to finish. Soaked hikers and sightseers straggled in all day to get a bowl of chili and listen to the two of us explain the finer points of NASCAR to anyone who would listen. An older British couple was quite fascinated, and surely got something much different than what they planned that day! It's times like these that make travelling worth it!

NOTE: If everything's all full up, there is BLM land a few miles from the entrance, where it is OK to camp, though there are no services of any kind. You should check in at the Park Station to get the lowdown.

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  • Written January 30, 2006
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Moab and Hanksville accommodations

Please see my Moab pages for the two accommodations we've rented in the Moab/Canyonlands/Arches area. See my Hanksville pages for the motel we used for the remote Horseshoe Canyon unit of the park.

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  • Related to: National/State Park, Road Trip, Budget Travel
  • Written August 11, 2005
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Willow Flats Campground: A Campground in the Island In the Sky Dristict

A campground located at a 6,000 foot altitude, Willow Flat is located 45 miles W. of Moab in the Island in the Sky district. This Campground is open year-round on a first-come, first-served basis. This is a small campground of only twelve sites with tables, fire grills, and vault toilets. There are no hoop-ups and water is not available. The one mile access road to the campground is unpaved

Nearby this campground you will find hiking and nature trails.

  • Opinion of Price: least expensive
  • Related to: Camping, National/State Park
  • Written July 15, 2004
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Sunset As Viewed From Our Camper


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