Echo Park Campground is located adjacent to the Green River. There are vault toilets, drinking water spigots (seasonal), and a self-pay station. This location has both first-come first-served individual sites and a group site:
The Echo Park Campground has vault toilets and drinking water spigots (seasonal). All campsites have picnic tables and a campfire rings. Walk-in sites (Sites 18-21) do not have campfire rings. The group site and walk-in sites have food storage lockers.
Echo Park Campground is located on the Colorado side of Dinosaur National Monument on a high clearance, 4WD road which may become impassable. Please ensure this is the facility you want before you book. On the Utah side of the park, you'll find Green River Campground and Split Mountain Group Campground
This location has both first-come first-served sites and a group site. The group site is available through advance reservation only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a first-come first-served site. Once on site, you can pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the Recreation.gov mobile app. Download the free Recreation.gov mobile app on Android or iOS prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.
Dinosaur National Monument has a separate entrance fee. Campground reservations do not cover entrance fees. You may pay the entrance fees on the Utah-side entrance station or at the Quarry Visitor Center OR present a valid Interagency pass upon arrival. You may also purchase a Dinosaur National Monument digital site pass in advance.
Climate. Summers are hot and dry with daytime high temperatures often exceeding 95° F (35C). Winters can be cold and snowy. The group site and campground are usually inaccessible from November through April.
Proper food storage is required in campgrounds, picnic areas and while backcountry camping. Though Dinosaur National Monument is in the high desert, it is home to black bears along with many other animals.
Road Conditions. Access to the Echo Park Campground is often dependent on weather conditions. Local weather often causes the road to the campground to become impassible. The Echo Park Road is a high-clearance, four-wheel-drive road. The road quickly becomes impassible during rainstorms and snowy weather. Even under the best of conditions, trailers of any size are not recommended on the Echo Park Road. Access to the Echo Park Campground and Group Site is often impossible during the winter months. Before traveling, please check the park's Current Conditions page or call the Quarry Visitor Center at (435) 781-7700.
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The group site is set on a bench along the Green River and provides spectacular views of the surrounding canyons, rivers and Steamboat Rock.
On the Utah side of the monument, the Quarry Exhibit Hall allows visitors to see dinosaur fossils exposed in the rock. Along the road to the group site, view Native American petroglyphs. Besides 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.
https://www.nps.gov/dino/planyourvisit/commercialguidedrivertrips.htmDinosaur National Monument covers over 210,000 acres (84984 ha).
Change and Cancellation Policies and Fees
Overnight and Day Use Facilities: To ensure fairness, reservation arrival or departure dates may not be changed beyond the booking window until 18 days after booking the reservation.
•Camping / Day Use: A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation (including campsites, cabins, lookouts, group facilities, etc.). The $10.00 service fee will be deducted from the refund amount.
•You can cancel or change reservations through Recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
•Overnight and Day Use Facilities: Late cancellations are those cancelled between 12:01 a.m. (Eastern) on the day before arrival and check out time on the day after arrival.
•Individual Campsites: If a customer cancels a reservation the day before or on the day of arrival they will be charged a $10.00 service fee and will also forfeit the first night's use fee (not to exceed the total paid for the original reservation). Cancellations for a single night's reservation will forfeit the entire use fee but no cancellation fee will apply.
•Cabins / Lookouts: Customers will be charged a $10.00 cancellation fee and forfeit the first night's use fee if a cabin or lookout reservation is cancelled within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date. Cancellations for a single night's use will not be assessed a service fee.
•Group Facility: If a customer cancels a group overnight facility reservation within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date they will be charged the $10.00 service fee and forfeit the first night's use fee. Cancellations for a single night's use will not be assessed a service fee.
•Group Day Use Area: If a customer cancels a group day use facility reservation within 14 days of the scheduled arrival date, they will forfeit the total day use fee with no service fee charge.
Camping / Day Use: 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 and group overnight facilities will be held until check-out time on the day following your scheduled arrival. Group day-use facilities will be held until check-in time on your scheduled arrival date.
If a customer does not arrive at the campground or group facility 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.
Customers must request refunds no later than 14 days after the scheduled departure date. Recreation.gov will not grant refund requests after 14 days of departure.
•Reservation Fee: For some facilities, tours or permits an additional reservation fee is charged. For some overnight and day-use facilities, an additional non-refundable reservation fee may apply. The non-refundable reservation fee for tours and tickets is $1.00. The non-refundable reservation fee for permits varies by location.
•Refunds for Bankcard Purchases: Refunds for bank card payments will be issued as a credit to the original bank card.
•Refunds for Emergency Closures: In the event of an emergency closure, the Recreation.gov team will attempt to notify users and offer alternate dates (as appropriate). If this is not possible, reservations will be cancelled and all fees paid will be refunded. Reservation fees for free tickets are non-refundable in the event of an emergency closure.
P.O. Box 128 Jensen UT 84035
For campground inquiries, please call: (435) 781-7759
Starting from the town of Dinosaur in northwestern Colorado, travel approximately 3 miles (5 km) east on Highway 40. Turn left onto the Harpers Corner Road and travel for approximately 24 miles (39 km). Turn right onto the Echo Park Road and travel approximately 13 miles (21 km) to the Echo Park Campground. When you reach the campground, travel an additional 800 feet (244 m) to the Group Campsite. It takes most visitors around 90 minutes to travel from the town of Dinosaur to the Echo Park Campground Group Site. WARNING: The Echo Park Road is a high clearance, four wheel drive road. The road quickly becomes impassible during rainstorms and snowy weather. Even under the best of conditions, trailers of any size are not recommended on the Echo Park Road.