Rabbit Valley

Mcinnis Canyons National Conservation Area

Rabbit Valley Campground offers endless recreational opportunities. Hiking, motorcycle, mountain bike and OHV trails offer days of entertainment for the whole family and all skill levels. 

Come to Rabbit Valley for an active outing of recreating and relaxing with family and friends. Access one of the many trails, just a few minutes from any of the campsites.  

The trail system and associated camping amenities provide great opportunities to experience the diverse desert terrain and stunning bueaty found on the Western Slope of Colorado. Food, lodging and other amenities are available nearby in the City of Fruita. 

Your camping fees pay not only for campground maintenance and improvements, but also for trail construction and maintenance in the Rabbit Valley area.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The Rabbit Valley Campground is nestled among scattered juniper trees at the edge of the Colorado Platue. The campground is nesttled within the canyons of McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area, within easy access to I-70. Views of the Colorado River, the San Juan and La Sal Mountains, the Colorado National Monument, and the western flanks of the 10,000 ft. Grand Mesa - the largest flat-topped mountain in the world, make this a must see area. 

Vegetation here is sparse, with only occasional green-ups and wildflower blooms following wet weather. Average annual precipitation is less than 10 inches. Temperature extremes range from below zero to 105 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures are more moderate during the spring and fall. 

Nearby Attractions

The Rabbit Valley Campground is just west of Fruita CO, which serves as a hub for outdoor recreation on nearby public lands including the red-rock canyons of Colorado National Monument, and the adjoining McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (MCNCA) - home of the Kokopelli trail system, the Ruby-Horsethief section of the Colorado River, Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness and the Rabbit Valley recreation area. 

The Monument and NCAs along with the other public lands surrounding the Grand Valley - formed by the Colorado River flowing between Palisade to Loma - offer something for everyone, from scenic drives to hiking, horseback riding, biking, rafting, rock climbing, wildlife viewing, and off-roading. The Grand Valley is also well-known for it's orchards, vineyards and wineries, and the distinct and vibrant communities of Palisade, Grand Junction, and Fruita.  

Recreation

Rabbit Valley offers recreatioal opportunites for every user. Bring your ATV, motorcycle, mountain bike or horse and enjoy the expansive beauty of Western Colorado. Enjoy a camping trip with friends or family in the endless beauty of the canyons. 

Changes & Cancellations

Changes may be made to your reservation until 24 hours before the reserved date. A full refund, minus the $8 reservation fee, will be given if canceled 48 hours before the first reserved date. Please note, you cannot change your check-in date. If you would like to change your check-in date, you will need to cancel your entire reservation and rebook.  

Contact Information

Mailing

2815 H Road Grand Junction CO 81506

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 970-244-3000

Rental Options

Learn more about gear rental options for your trip

Driving Directions

From I-70, take exit 2 and turn south until you come to the BLM kiosk. Follow the map and directions to specific campgrounds and loops. 

Available Campsites

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