Muley Point

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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Muley Point Road
Mexican Hat, UT
928-608-6200
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GPS: 37.2352, -109.9923

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Elevation: 6300 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Verizon 3G
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ChrisRoams
NH 19' Airstream International Chevrolet Colorado ZR2
15 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
“One of my favorite spots for the views alone.”

Reviewed Dec 18, 2018

Overall Rating

A camping spot out at the very end of a mesa with the Goosenecks of the San Juan River thousands of feet directly below and a view overlooking Monument Valley off in the distance.

I think the best spot is in the large lot at the very end of the road but there are a few other pullouts along the way that also give you cliff-edge views. If you’re tent camping I’d suggest heading to the end of the road and then either proceeding a bit further out the “peninsula” on foot where there are a few fire rings or dropping down off to the shelf just below the cliff edge to shelter your tent from the wind.

The wind can be fierce up here and if your tent gets blown over the edge it’s a looooong way down. Make sure to stake that thing down well, pile rocks on the stakes, and maybe even tie it to your vehicle if it’s blowing hard.

There are some petroglyphs panels on the shelf below the cliff edge. Worth climbing down if you’re into that sort of thing.

Access is via a long and reasonably well maintained dirt road. It’s mostly washboard but there are a few short sandy spots where you’ll want to keep your momentum up and a few spots with some small rocks to dodge. The end of the road has a large lot to turn around in.

If you have a large rig what you should be more worried about is Moki Dugway, the section of UT-261 just south of the turnoff for Muley Point. The normally paved state highway turns into a series of steep dirt switchbacks as it climbs/descends the edge of the mesa. You can take a long detour around this via UT-95, US-191, and US-163.

Be careful of GPS directions. I once got routed onto another much rougher road that parallels the main road out to the point. If you’re on a wide graded dirt you’re in the right place, if you’re in 2 muddy ruts or driving directly on slickrock you’re on the wrong one. The turnout you want is right where the pavement changes to dirt above Moki Dugway.

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fpoole
Seattle, WA 24' Arctic Fox Truck Camper 990 2016 RAM Flatbed HD 5500 Diesel
20 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
Site Number: 0
“Great Views, plenty of room”

Reviewed Apr 28, 2018

Overall Rating

I just came up for the day thru Moki Dugway just to see it. Turn at the top of Moki onto dirt road. fairly long road, heavily washboarded and wouldn't want to do it in the rain. Camping area, free and open is fairly large, plenty of room but a little rough in some parts. The views, of course, are the main attraction. I'd maybe stay 2 nights only but to each their own.

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3bars
Verizon 3G

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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