The Ken's Lake Group Sites are ideal for those wishing to be close to Moab, but away from the local highways. The lake offers swimming, paddle-boarding, limited boating (electric motors only), and fishing. Hiking, equestrian, and 4WD trails are accessible from the campground. The group campsite A has corrals. Within close proximity to national parks and open space, outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, and four-wheel drive tours in the surrounding area. The town of Moab is approximately 15-20 minutes away and has dining, shopping, sports rentals, tour companies and museums.
The Ken's Lake group campsites are available by reservation only through Recreation.gov. Reservations can be made the day of, up to 6 months in advance from anywhere service is available. This is the only option, cash and check payments are NOT available onsite. There is cell service for most providers at the campground entrance. Please contact the BLM Moab Field Office with questions by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 435-259-2100.
The group sites have fire grates, picnic tables, shade shelter and vault toilets. Group Site A has a horse corral. The group sites do not have water, dump stations or electric hook-ups. Site A is on the right as you enter the first loop and Site B is near the end on the left in the second loop.
Maximum group size:
Group Site A: 40 people. Has horse corral.
Group Site B: 25 people.
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.
Wedding ceremonies and receptions require a Letter of Acknowledgement from the Moab Field Office. Call 435-259-2100 for more information.
Reservation calendars are posted weekly on the kiosk near the fee tube or adjacent to the group site.
No amplified music.
Situated near Ken's Lake, these group sites offer beautiful views of the Moab Valley and access to nearby swimming, boating and hiking opportunities. From the group sites, it is a short hike over to the lake or up to a man-made waterfall. Hiking trails from the campground and nearby four-wheel drive roads allow visitors to explore the beautiful red rock canyons.
Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges National Monuments are nearby. Also in the area are the Manti-La Sal National Forest and the La Sal Mountain Loop Road, which provide interesting exploration opportunities and cooler temperatures during the summer months.
The town of Moab is a hub for recreation. Tour operators offer guided hikes, rentals and evening entertainment. The area abounds with trails, dirt roads and canyons waiting to be explored.
You may 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 the (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.
MOAB FIELD OFFICE 82 E. DOGWOOD AVE Moab UT 84532
For campground inquiries, please call: 435-259-2100
From Moab, drive south on Highway 191 until you see signs for Ken's Lake, approximately 8 miles. Turn left off the highway and follow signs to the lake. The campground is just beyond the turn to the lake. Group Site A is in the first campground loop and B is on the second loop.