Hittle Bottom Recreation Site

Hittle Bottom Recreation Site is located along the banks of the Colorado River, offering sweeping vistas of the river canyon, Fisher Towers, and striking red rock formations. The area is a popular launch site for Moab Daily river trips down the Colorado River. The campground has 15 individual campsites and one group campsite. The campground accommodates large RVs, as well as, tents. The site is ideal for small family or group gatherings. Visitors also enjoy the historic homestead on site. 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 45 minutes away and has dining, shopping, sports rentals, tour companies and museums.


This site a popular launch site for river running and close to hiking, mountain biking and four-wheel driving opportunities. The river corridor is filled with canyons, trails and scenic vistas. Arches and Canyonlands National Parks are nearby and have many hiking trails and four-wheel drive roads.


Campsites are located along the banks of the Colorado River offering sweeping vistas of Fisher Towers and Castle Valley. Individual sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. One group site is available for reservation through Recreation.gov. This campground is a very popular put-in for the Colorado "Daily" rafting trip. It has a boat ramp and is near popular dirt roads, rock climbing, hiking and rafting opportunities. (Do not enter the river without the required life jackets; it has dangerous under currents.)

Group Site:

There is one group campsite, which is reservable on recreation.gov. The group site has fire grates, picnic tables, vault toilets and a shade shelter. The group site does not have water, dump stations or electric hook ups.

Adventure is at Your Fingertips

Know Before You Go

  • Gusty winds are possible so always secure your tents and camping gear.
  • Ravens, chipmunks and other wildlife frequent the sites; never leave food out.
  • Summer thunderstorms can cause flash flooding and gusty winds; stay aware of current weather. 
  • Annual, Senior and Access passes do not apply to group site fees.
  • There are no showers, electricity, dump stations or drinking water at these sites but they are available in the town of Moab.


Geographic Coordinates

38.759277, -109.323975


From the junction of Hwy. 191 & Hwy 128, drive east 23 miles along the Colorado River on Highway 128. The campground is on the left.


$20.00 per site per night camping fee payable at self service fee station at campground