Horsethief Campground

Campsites are tucked in the pygmy pinyon-juniper forest on the mesas above Moab, yet offer great views. Individual sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The campground has four loops: Appaloosa, Buckskin, Cayuse, and Dapple. Appaloosa, Buckskin, and Cayuse loops have 56 campsites that can accommodate RVs. Dapple loop has 28 tent campsites with no generators allowed. There are five group campsites available for reservation through The area has many mountain bike trails and 4WD roads nearby. The campground is close to Canyonlands National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park. Individual Sites: 83 (limited to 10 people & two vehicles per site); Group Sites: 5 (reservable); Water: No; Toilets: Yes; Hook-ups: No. (Note: this is a different recreation site from the "Horsethief Camp" located in the Needles, CA area).

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Geographic Coordinates

38.58429, -109.814209


From the center of Moab (at Center and Main) head north on Hwy. 191 to Hwy. 313. Turn left (west) on Hwy. 313 and drive 12 miles. You will see the campground sign on the right. Turn on the gravel road and you will see the campground entrance on your left.


$20.00 per site per night camping fee payable at self service fee station at campground (only exact cash or check accepted)

Stay Limit

14 nights in a 30 consecutive day period