Quiet, Shady RV Camping in Southeastern Utah

The Desert Moon Hotel and RV Park has been renting our 11 trailer and camper spaces since the Uranium Boom days of the early 1950's. You could say our little park is pretty "Retro" but you could also call it mighty "Peaceful" as it is situated in the little town of Thompson Springs (population 40-50) just off of I-70.  

Of course electricity, water, and sewer utilities are available at each parking spot as well as big shade trees.  We also have newly renovated restrooms and shower facilities to accommodate tent campers and smaller pop-ups.

This little park is now under new ownership and management by Mr. John Lines.  It is just west of the Old Desert Moon Hotel, which was built in 1936 and served many travelers, miners, railroad, workers, truck drivers, and tourists over the years.

 

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Private

Private sites with full hook-ups

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camping

11 shady tree lined campsites

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Views

Camp at the foot of the Book Cliffs

“Our little town offers a central location to many Canyonland activities - we have some pretty amazing views of our own.”
 The critters feel right at home here

The critters feel right at home here

 We are right at the foot of the Book Cliffs

We are right at the foot of the Book Cliffs

 Abundant wildlife everywhere

Abundant wildlife everywhere

Leave your camper here and go explore.

 

We are the place to park your camper when you want to check out the Sego Canyon Petroglyphs in the Book Cliffs Mountains which shadow us, or when you want to be situated part way between Moab, Green River, or Grand Junction.  The Arches National Park's north boundary is less than 10 miles away.  Green River is right down the street, just 30 minutes. Canyonlands National park is about an hour south of us. The newly established Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding UT is less than a half days travel. The Colorado national Monument is an hour east and three Utah state parks (Dead Horse Point and Goblin Valley) are also within an hours drive from here.

We will also gladly consider accommodating folks who want to stay long term.

We will be happy to have you stay with us and I will personally be glad to share the local lore, history, special sites, and so forth with you.

 

 
 Sego Canyon Indian writings

Sego Canyon Indian writings

 Ancient Indian Petroglyhs 

Ancient Indian Petroglyhs 

Things to do around here

A historical hotel gets a new coat of paint

 

Thompson Springs began as a railroad stop on the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad in the mid to late 1800's. It soon became a shipping point and community center for local farmers, cattle ranchers and sheepherders.

This little park is now under new ownership and management by Mr. John Lines.  It is just west of the Old Desert Moon Hotel, which was built in 1936 and served many travelers, miners, railroad, workers, truck drivers, and tourists over the years.

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“Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt”.
— John Muir
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