Marlin B.
Ruidoso, NM
Joined June 2018
Love to camp, hike, hunt and fly fish!
Nice find well off the beaten path!

Decided to camp here at dusk one night. We were headed North of Price to Kamas and the Mirror Lake Byway when we decided to cut a few driving hours off the day and pull in. Very pleased with our choice. Campground was all but empty so we took our pick of good sites. Vaults were clean and sites were spacious. Very quite and peaceful! The perfect tent spot!

A great little campground!

Nice place for the night! The two smaller lakes were great for kayaking and fly fishing on! There is a nice store at the campground across the road and the camp has fire rings, wooden tables and drinking water. Cold showers are free and hot showers are $1.50. Laundry machines close by. We tent camped and the fire was a nice place to be in the evenings and mornings, as it was plenty cool. The whole lake is surrounded by a beach and a gravel road. Dispersed camping (free) is available around the lake down from the campground but $5 a night was worth it for amenities.

Postcard Beautiful Scenery

This is a very nice site even if it is a little busy. The scenery was beautiful, the fishing was good, and it would’ve been a perfect place to paddleboard or kayak if we would’ve had them. The road through the campground is paid which made it nice for us tent campers in smaller Vehicles with low clearance. We were there at the end of June and the water had not been turned on yet but other than that, everything was perfect. I would stay there again.

It was hard to pack up and leave

This has to be one of my favorite campgrounds ever! From big spacious sites to the sound of the Provo River running next to your camp, there is nothing about this campground not to like. Sies number three, six and eight are the absolute best but nowhere in the campground would be bad. It was a 20 minute drive back to cell service and gas and groceries. Within 20 minutes the other direction, you can be at any one of dozens of Alpine Lakes. You won’t regret Camping here!

Pleasant Surprise

Nice, clean campground with good water and clean vaults. The upper sites are for tents and small campers while the lower half will accomodate tents only.

Incredible

Love this campground! Better get there early but once your in, plan an extra day! Trailhead is incredible! Pack it in, pack it out but clean flushable toilet at entrance and clean vault toilets at throughout. The creek itself was a nice place to soak the feet after the hike to the beautiful Lower Calf Creek Falls. Very clean and quiet!

Great Tent and RV Campground

What a great little campground! We tent camped here after arriving in Escalante late one evening. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. Our site was roomy and flat: everything you want a tent site to be. The bathrooms were very clean and the showers were amazing! We didn’t use the laundry facilities but they are available. We were able to park our VW Beetle right next to our tent pad. We were in the site farthest away from the bathroom/shower but only had about a 30 yard walk to get to them. The showers were so great, we returned to the campground a day after we left the area and paid a small fee to use them again after a night of backpack camping. The multi-agency Grand Staircase Escalante visitors center was next door on on side and a CV store and restaurant was on the other. The Harris Wash/Zebra Slot Canyon trailhead was about 8 miles east and made for a very enjoyable half day hike. Everything was very clean and well kept. Very pleasurable stay and will definitely stay there again when we return to the area!

Very peaceful for being in the center of town

We got to Moab late on a Saturday and decided to use a RV park campground instead of a more primitive site. This place was great! We camped in the very back of the park, across the creek from the main campground. It was very quite and peaceful because all of the back sites were tent only. The creek was easily crossed in our VW Beetle. The sites were fair sized and had an easy two minute walk across the footbridge to the showers and restrooms. The picnic table had a shade to cover it but there were plenty of trees and canyon walls to provide natural shade throughout the day. There is a CV store at the entrance for any supplies, groceries or gas. We didn’t use the pool area but it looked nice. It was a very well maintained and cared for campground that I would certainly recommend to anyone!

First to Review
Nice enough but.....

OK. Would I stay here again? Yes. Would I rather stay somewhere else? Definitely!! The campground itself is nice enough. All sites have in gound fire pits with removable cooking grates, wood table/benches and plenty of space between sites. We are tent camping out of a small car so site parking was ample. The vault toilets were clean enough, I suppose. The cons: the water spigots are labeled as “untested, do not drink”, the road running through the campground, while fine for a pickup, is rough for a small car, the vegetation is WAY overgrown and finally, it is very noisy with OHV traffic since there is an OHV trailhead at the exit. Small problems (except for the water) but enough to make me wish we had stayed elsewhere.

A Hidden Treasure

Nice, quite campground with lots of tent sites on Loop B. We rolled in at 8:45pm on a Thursday in June and had our choice of many wonderful sites. Paved parking, nice level tent pad, fire ring and cemented wooden picnic tables at every site we explored. We setled on #26 because of it’s proximity to the vault bathrooms and the water spigots. Had a nice suprize in the morning with the canyon behind us being full of deer. There is a dumpster near the exit so you don’t have to travel far with your trash. An added bonus is the short interpreted hike trailhead at the end if loop B. We will definitely stop here again!

Perfect spot!

Beautiful and quite campground with drinking water, fire rings and an INCREDIBLE trailhead. We camped across the river crossing (on the high side of the campground. We walked down to the river (maybe 30 yards) and sat our camp chairs in the water to cool off our tired feet after the 4 hour hike up the trail. It was so relaxing to soak in the cool river and enjoy a few beers before walking back to the campsite to prepare supper. We were tent camping out of a convertible VW Beetle and crossing the river was a breeze since it is a paved crossing and only about 6 inches deep! Very clean and very nice but you must pack out your own trash. No dumpsters available. Highly recommend this campground!