Loop A of The Needles Campground in Canyonlands National Park will be available by reservation only beginning March 15, 2017.
Visitors may reserve Loop A sites March 15 through June 30 and September 1 through October 31. Sites in Loop A are available first-come, first-served all other times of the year.
Loop B of the campground is open spring through fall; all sites are first-come, first served.
Due to increased visitation over the last few years, demand for campsites at The Needles district of Canyonlands during the spring and autumn months has grown significantly. Visitors often drive the 45 minutes from U.S. Highway 191 to the campground only to find all sites already occupied. Offering reservations for Loop A will allow visitors to plan ahead and ensure that they have a campsite upon arrival.
Visitors can make reservations on recreation.gov beginning January 11, 2017.
Campsites are $20.00 per night, $10.00 per night for Interagency Senior, Access, Golden Age, and Golden Access pass holders. In addition, a $10.00 non-refundable reservation fee will be charged when booking a campsite through recreation.gov.