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Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Unknown
No Drinking Water
About Jaycee Park Campground
Located in the Colorado River canyon with shady walk-in tent sites near the popular Wall Street climbing area. Individual sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Walk-in sites only (no trailers, RVs or large vehicles). The Portal Hiking Trailhead is near the campground ascending to spectacular views of the Moab Valley, La Sal Mountains and beyond. Individual Sites: 7 (limited to 10 people & two vehicles per site) Water: No Toilets: Yes Hook-ups: No ACTIVITIES Climbing Camping Hiking Picnicking
Walk In
Fee Info
$15.00 per site per night camping fee payable at self service fee station at campground
Bureau of Land Management
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ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
No Drinking Water
No Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
No Firewood Available
No Market
No Phone Service
Picnic Table
Not Reservable
No Sanitary Dump
No Sewer Hookups
No Showers
Trash Available
No Water Hookups
No WiFi
Jaycee Park Campground is located in Utah
38.543 N
-109.601 W
Get Directions
From the center of Moab (at Center St. and Main St.) head north to Hwy 279, which is just south of the Arches National Park entrance. Turn left (west) on Hwy 279 and drive 4 miles. The campground is on the right.
3 Reviews of Jaycee Park Campground
Close to Arches but less crowded than the sites within the park

We came to Moab with the hope of camping inside Arches National Park. This proved to be difficult as we found that all of the campsites we were looking at were non-reservable and filled up extremely fast. We ended up ay Jaycee and it was the perfect solution. The site is just off the side of the road but we didn't find the noise of cars driving by to be disturbing. The campsite is located right below massive rock formations so the scenery was great and we even found a little trail that leads to the rocks behind the campsite.

We stayed here two nights and my main complaints are 1) that there is no water available so we had to fill up in town and 2) The bathroom is a pit toilet (but this isn't uncommon for campsites).

The people here were friendly and the site ranger was present throughout the day making sure that everything was running smoothly.

Another perk is that Jaycee is very close to both Corona Arch and Arches NP so we had easy access to both. The site is also very close to some local swimming holes, we spent one afternoon cooling off at the Mill Creek swimming hole. The other recreational activity that Jaycee is extremely close to is Wall Street, a very popular climbing spot. We didn't partake in any climbing, but drove by many climbers just down the road from the site.

walk in camping

our walk in camping spot was beautiful. The only thing that bothered us was the constant sound of 4×4 vehicles traveling the trails that went around the camp sites.

First to Review
Wonderfully quiet campground

My partner and I stayed here for a night on our way out to California and absolutely loved it.

The campground is $15/night, and comes with a reasonable amount of space per campsite with a fire pit and picnic table. There's seven sites so you are close by other campers, but everyone was quiet and respectful. There's also a trash can and bathroom on site but no water.

For climbers, this is a perfect place to stay. It's a short drive or bike ride from Wall Street, a popular area to climb. It's also a short drive from Arches NP. If you plan to stay here, I highly recommend getting in early. It's all first come first serve, and the sites fill up pretty fast.