The Hunter Canyon Group Site is ideal for visitors looking to explore the Hunter Canyon trail and access popular rock-climbing routes in the area. Access to the Hunter Canyon Campground is down a tight, steep switchback on a gravel/dirt road. It is not recommended for vehicles over 22' or vehicles pulling long trailers. It is off of the Kane Creek Road, which can be busy with OHV traffic and associated noise. Within close proximity to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and other open space, outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, and four-wheeling on designated roads with beautiful scenery. The town of Moab is approximately 20 minutes away and has dining, shopping, sports rentals, tour companies and museums.
The group site has a fire ring with a grate, picnic tables and a vault toilet. There is no water, dump station or electric hook-up. This area is often utilized by groups with motorcycles and ATVs. Access to the Hunter Canyon Campground is down a tight, steep switchback on a gravel/dirt road. It is not recommended for vehicles over 22' or vehicles pulling long trailers.
There is a locked gate at the campsite entrance. A lock combination WILL BE SENT with each reservation. If the gate is left open while you are there, it MUST be LOCKED to the posts to avoid swinging closed. The campsite gate must be LOCKED upon DEPARTURE.
Maximum Group Size: 15 (Note: there is only space to accomodate 4-5 tents)
Campsite is available by reservation only. There is a locked gate at the campsite entrance. A lock combination will be sent with each reservation. If the gate is left open while you are there, it MUST be LOCKED to the posts to avoid swinging closed. The campsite gate must be LOCKED upon DEPARTURE.
Gusty winds are possible; ALWAYS secure your tents and camping gear.
Ravens, chipmunks and other wildlife frequent the sites; NEVER leave food or trash unattended.
Summer thunderstorms can cause flash flooding and gusty winds; stay aware of current weather.
Annual, Senior and Access passes do not apply to group site fees.
There are no showers, electricity, dump stations or drinking water at these sites but they are available in the town of Moab.
Generator hours are from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Quiet hours are from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.
Wedding ceremonies and receptions require a Letter of Acknowledgement from the Moab Field Office. Call 435-259-2100 for more information.
No amplified music.
Situated off the Kane Creek Road, the dirt roads in this area are well known for their challenging routes and incredible views. Some of these roads include access to viewpoints overlooking the Colorado River and Hurrah Pass. The scenic Hunter Canyon and the Hunter Canyon Trail are next to the campsite.
Kane Creek, Hurrah Pass, Hunter Canyon, Amasa Back and Moonflower Canyon are just some of the many canyons in the area that are great to explore.
The Hunter Canyon Trail is next to the campsite. This is an easy out and back trail that follows a small spring-fed creek for two miles, one way, among lush vegetation below massive sandstone walls. There are also numerous rock-climbing, mountain bike, four-wheel drive, ATV and dirt bikes/motorcycle routes in the area. Hunter Canyon is best for spring and fall use as hot summer temperatures and lack of shade in the area are challenging.
Please contact the BLM Moab Field Office for assistance with changes and cancellations at 435-259-2100.
You can make changes to a reservation through your online Recreation.gov user account any time prior to the arrival/first date of the reservation.
Please cancel your reservation if you do not plan to use it. This opens highly sought-after campsites for others to reserve.
You can cancel your reservation online through your Recreation.gov user account or through the call center (call center incurs an additional fee). You may also contact the BLM Moab Field Office for assistance. A $10 service fee will be withheld from any refund for a cancellation.
A late cancellation occurs less the 14 days before the arrival/first date of the reservation (a.k.a. cut-off window).
Late cancellations will incur a $10.00 service fee AND forfeit the first night's use fee.
If you spend at least one night and then leave prior to the scheduled departure check-out date, please contact the BLM Moab Field Office (435-259-2100) to open the remaining nights for others to use. You will not be able to cancel these nights through your Recreation.gov account.
You will be eligible for a partial refund of the nights AFTER you depart that you did not use. If you depart after the facility check-out time, you will not be eligible for a refund for that night
A No Show occurs if you do not arrive at your campsite or cancel your reservation by check-out time (Noon) on the day after the scheduled arrival date. Staff will hold a campsite until check-out time (Noon) on the day following the arrival date.
No-shows are assessed a $20.00 Recreation.gov service fee and forfeit the first night’s recreation fee.
You can submit a refund request through your Recreation.gov account within 7 days of the departure/end date of your reservation.
Interagency Pass Discounts
Interagency Pass discounts do not apply to group campsite reservations.
BLM Moab Field Office 82 E. Dogwood Rd. Moab UT 84532
For campground inquiries, please call: 435-259-2100
From Moab, drive 8 miles on the Kane Creek Road. The group site is on the right hand side of the road.