The Split Mountain Group Campground is located along the banks of the Green River at an elevation of 4,800 feet (. The highly eroded Split Mountain towers over the campground.
The campground is near Quarry Exhibit Hall, where you can see 149 million year old dinosaur bones still encased in the rock. Adjacent to the campground is the Split Mountain Boat Ramp where river rafters come off the Green River after trips through Dinosaur National Monument's canyons.
The campground offers four group sites that accommodate both tents and recreational vehicles. Each campsite has a picnic table, campfire ring with grill and can accommodate up to 25 people and six vehicles. Drinking water and flush toilets are available from early April to early October. However, no water, sewer or electric hookups are available for recreational vehicles. RVs can not fill their potable water tanks at the campground.
Dinosaur National Monument charges an entrance fee separate from camping fees. You may pay the fee upon arrival at the entrance station or visitor center or purchase in advance. The park also honors Federal interagency passes (e.g., annual, senior, access, 4th grade, Golden Age pass etc.). For more information visit the Dinosaur's Fees & Passes web page .
CAUTION: Dinosaur National Monument is home to black bears along with many other animals. Proper food storage is required in campgrounds, picnic areas and while backcountry camping.
Summers are hot with daytime high temperatures often exceeding 100 degrees. Winters can be cold and snowy.
During the off-season (approximately the first week of October to early April--subject to change depending on local weather and other factors), Split Mountain Campground serves as a first-come, first-served campground (here are no reservations at Split Mountain during the off-season). There is no water, but a vault toilet is available.
There are no dump stations or electrical hookups at Split Mountain Campground. Generator use is prohibited from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m.
There are no water hookups available. RVs can not fill their potable water tanks at the campground.
Don't Move Firewood: Help protect our forests! Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. Moving firewood is illegal in some states. Visit dontmovefirewood.org to learn more. Firewood is for sale in Split Mountain Campground.
The campground is set on a bench along the Green River and is dotted by Fremont Cottonwood and sagebrush. Campsites offer views of Split Mountain. Limited shade is provided by the few trees in the campground.
In addition to the monument, nearby Utah State Parks, the Ashley National Forest, Flaming Gorge National Recreational Area and Bureau of Land Management sites provide additional recreational opportunities in the area.
Dinosaur National Monument covers over 210,000 acres (84984 ha).
No-Shows. A camping no-show customer is one who does not arrive at a campground and does not cancel the reservation by check-out time on the day after the scheduled arrival date. Reserved campsites will be held until check-out time on the day following your scheduled arrival.
If a customer does not arrive at the campground by check-out time the day after arrival or does not cancel the reservation by the times listed under "Late Cancellations" above, the customer may be assessed a $20.00 service fee and forfeit use fees.
PO Box 128 Jensen UT 84035
For campground inquiries, please call: 435-781-7700
Split Mountain Campground is located approximately 12 miles (19 km) north of US Highway 40. Take Utah State Route 149 from Jensen, Utah.