Arches National Park
This page covers the camping possibilities within Arches National Park in Utah.
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Backcountry overnight hikers must get a permit at the Visitor Center. There are no designated backcountry trails or campsites. Low-impact camping techniques are essential. You must carry all of your water. No fires are allowed.
There is a reservation system in place. To make reservations for Arches National Park visit the ReserveUSA Web site, or call (toll-free) 877-444-6777. Some individual sites and both group sites may be reserved for dates between March 1 and October 31. Reservations must be at least four days in advance.
Park staff cannot make reservations for you, and will not know what dates are available. For current information about the reservation system, visit the Park's Web site or call the Park information line at 435-719-2299.
During the busy season, some individual sites will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. These generally fill early in the day. Though advance reservations cannot be made for these sites, you must pre-register at the Visitor Center before proceeding to the campground.
- See our Camping Tips.
|Devil's Garden Campground|
|Location:||18 miles from the Park entrance.|
|Availability:||First come, first served, but some sites can be reserved (see Reservations).|
|Fee:||$15.00 per night fee is charged year-round.|
|Sites:||52 tent and trailer sites.||Elevation:||5100 feet|
There are two walk-in group sites that are each limited to tents and my be reserved for eleven or more people. $3.00 per person per night, with a $33.00 per night minimum. No recreational vehicles or trailers are permitted in group sites.
For group campsite reservations, write: Reservation Office, Southwest Utah Group, National Park Service, 2282 S. West Resource Boulevard, Moab, Utah 84532; FAX: 435-259-4285.
|RV Hookups:||No||Maximum Length:||N/A|
|Sanitary Dump:||No||Drinking Water:||Yes. See Comments.|
|Restrooms:||Flush toilets. See Comments.||Showers:||No|
|Picnic Tables:||Yes||Fire Pit/Grill:||Yes|
|Firewood:||Wood gathering and ground fires are prohibited; bring your own wood or charcoal for the grills.|
|Campground Host:||Yes||Campfire Program:||Yes; seasonally.|