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Big Bend Campground Colorado National Monument Utah

Big Bend Overview

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Big Bend Campground is located along the Colorado river in a beautiful red rock canyon about 8 miles up river from Moab in the Colorado National Monument. The campground has 20 spacious campsites and 4 group sites, but most sites can accommodate larger groups. The single-family campsites are first-come first-served, Big Bend Group Sites are reservable.

The campground has drinking water and vault toilets, but no hookups or dump station. Each campsite also has a table, fire ring, grill and shade structure. Cell service is poor in the area.

The area is popular and the campground will likely fill up on the weekends. The campground offer views of spectacular red rock cliffs amidst a green ribbon of vegetation.

Big Bend – Area Recreation

Outdoor recreation in the area includes rafting, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, mountain biking, climbing, horseback riding, OHVing and picnicking. Wildlife viewing is also happening here! Be sure to check out the Window Rock and Canyon Rim Trails that lead to stunning vistas of red rock spires.

Other campgrounds in the area include Upper Big BendHal Canyon, Goose Island, Grandstaff, Drinks Canyon and Oak Grove.

Reservations:

First Come, First Served

Amenities
  • BBQ Grills
  • Campsite Tables
  • Cell Service Poor
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Overflow Parking
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Shade Structure
  • Trash Collection
Activities
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • OHVing
  • OTV Trails/Riding
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Rafting
  • Raftng
  • River
  • Rock Climbing
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Tubing
  • Walking Trails
  • Whitewater Kayaking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Highway 128
Moab, Utah 84532
435 259-2100

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# of Campsites:

20

Season:

Year Round

Elevation:

4009

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2 Comments on “Big Bend”

  1. Elizabeth Koval says:

    How much does it cost per night to camp at Big Bend campground?

    • Hi Elizabeth,
      The current price for Big Ben campground is $20 per night (single-family campsite). The single-family campsites are first-come, first-serve. The reservable group campsites cost $150 to $175 per night.

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