Gold Bar Campground

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Highway 279
Moab, UT 84532
435-259-2100
435-259-2102
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GPS: 38.5744, -109.6332

Last Price Paid: $19
Number of Sites: 8
Pad Type: gravel
Elevation: 3963 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

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mdhvball
Tiverton, RI
19 Ford E Series
3 reviews
Nightly rate: $19
Days stayed: 1

mdhvball would stay here again

“Great site!!”

Reviewed Sep 12, 2018

Overall Rating

Looking for an off the grid night with a great hike next door? This is your spot. We stayed one night in early September. Right on a sleepy part of the Colorado this site will give you access to a great hike directly across the street. We stayed in a site along the road as you pull in. It didn’t have any shade but it was a late check in so it didn’t matter. The river sites are better if you can snag one. Pit toilets were pretty clean and all the sites are crushed gravel. The river sites have enough room for a tent or two and parking for a vehicle. The group sites are a little further down and seemed about the same but with a pavilion each. Each individual site has a picnic table and fire ring. Across the street is the trailhead for Corona arch and Keyhole arch. Two awesome short hikes to an amazing canyon. Both arches are well worth seeing and the hike is moderate to easy. No water or showers or cell service at site but you’ll see a ton of stars at night,

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Fairfield, CA
29 North Trail 22FBS
2014 Ram 1500 Laramie
6 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 3
“Near Canyonlands & Arches NP's and Moab 3/3-6/2018”

Reviewed Mar 26, 2018

Overall Rating

There are 8 campsites in this CG all dry camping and all have a table and fire ring/grill. Seven of the sites are back in up to about 35’ and site #4 is a pull up site that could handle just about any size rig. Sites 6&7 are good for 20-22’, #9 will accept any length and has a 50 step path to the table and fire ring. The area was was very clean. Pretty much all gravel. Our site was as level as they come. The highway is adjacent to the campground but there is little traffic and not much noise. No reservations, first come first serve. We stayed in #3 for 4 nights. Can’t beat the views. Just about 15 min to Moab, 45 min to the visitors center at Canyonlands NP and 12 min to the visitors center at Arches NP. There is a hiking trail across the road to Corona Arch (1.5 mi out and back) that is good. There are train tracks across the road but when they come by (very infrequent) its just a low hum and no whistle. Two other campers on Saturday night and one on Sunday night, none on Monday and two on Tuesday. There is a group campground (same name) just past this one and there were 2 groups there on the weekend. There are 4 group sites there and quite a bit of parking. The group sites are $20 a night minimum (or $5 per person). They do take reservations for the group sites and they post a calendar with the reservations to see what is available. There is a big dumpster for trash at the group CG. There are several pit toilets (very clean) between the two campgrounds. The Colorado river is right next to the campgrounds. Best 15 bucks ever for a campsite.

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Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • group sites
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
Pets:
  • pets

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