Eating & Sleeping

a tent and picnic table at a campsite, with red rock cliffs in the background
There are 50 sites at Devils Garden Campground.

NPS/Chris Wonderly


Lodging and Dining

There are no restaurants or lodges in Arches National Park. The nearest restaurants and hotels are in Moab, Utah, about five miles from the park entrance.

Canyonlands Natural History Association sells some hiking snacks in the bookstore.

Visit for information on Moab area lodging and dining options.


Picnic Areas

There are several spots for picnicking in the park. All these areas have picnic tables and restrooms nearby. Some also have fire grates:

  • Arches Visitor Center
  • Across the road from Balanced Rock
  • Delicate Arch Viewpoint
  • Devils Garden


Arches has one 50-site campground at Devils Garden.

NOTE: Devils Garden Campground is closed through November 30, 2017, for a major construction project.

After November 30, 2017: Between November and February, sites are first-come, first-served. You can reserve individual sites March through October. There are also two group sites at the campground. Read more about camping at Arches.



As of September 6, 2016, Arches National Park has suspended backcountry overnight use while staff review the Backcountry Management Plan. Read more about the backpacking moratorium.


Camping Outside the Park

Download our Campground Information handout [234k PDF] for a map and camping options outside the park.

For a full listing of public and private campgrounds outside the park, visit

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 907
Moab, UT 84532


(435) 719-2299

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