Gold Bar Recreation Site

Gold Bar Recreation Site is located along the Colorado River, west of Moab, Utah. The site includes a boat ramp, beach, individual campsites, group campsites, and facilities. The Corona Arch Hiking Trail is located across the road from the campground and offers a 1.5 mile hike to two spectacular arches. Rock petroglyphs can be viewed along the drive to the recreation site and the nearby Poison Spider Mesa offers an interpretive dinosaur track trail. Visitors enjoy the nearby mountain biking and OHV trails.

Camping: There are 9 individual campsites available on a first come-first serve basis. The sites are limited to 10 persons and 2 vehicles per site. The campsites include fire grate, picnic table, and vault toilets. The recreation site also includes 4 group campsites that must be reserved on Group areas have fire grates, picnic tables, vault toilets and sites A, B, and C have shade shelters. Site D does not have a shade shelter but is a great site for groups of motor homes. The campground does not have water, dump stations or electric hook ups.

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Geographic Coordinates

38.575684, -109.633423


From Moab, drive 5 miles north on Hwy 191 to the intersection with Hwy 279. Turn left/west on Hwy 279 and drive 10 miles to the campground entrance road.


$20.00 per site per night camping fee payable at self service fee station at campground. Group campsite reserved on