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Canyonlands Needles Outpost

Hwy 211 Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, UT 84535
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moab, Utah
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is back open for business and is desperately needed for such a remote place. It is the only campground in the area with flush toilets and showers. It is just a short distance to the park entrance. I'm glad it is back open and the new managers seem really nice.

3 Thank JoLynn T
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hopefully the Runway will be fixed! And be cleaned up a bit. Many wonderful memories there. Was there about five years ago and was shocked! What a beautiful place the needles district is, that will never change.

2 Thank Susan N
Owner211, Owner at Canyonlands Needles Outpost, responded to this review

The Run way or air strip had been flooded or washed out by rains this year. We just took over management and we are working towards getting it restored again. It will take some efforts but I believe it will be worth it. We are working with a group to help get it done. We have cleaned up tons on... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank goodness for Needles Outpost! $6 showers and worth every penny! Great to fill up on hiking snacks, beverages, ice, essentials, and gas. New owners are exceptionally nice and are very interested in finding out if customers want or need anything that they can stock for them! Camp spots in the back. This is just outside of Canyonlands entry.

2 Thank Dorphil B
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met the new proprietor of the Canyonlands Needles Outpost and her trusty sidekick and water truck driver,.fresh from Evanston, Wy., She was a treasure trove of misinformation regarding the Outpost, the Needles area, and their history (rest in peace Dick Smith). The "store" was sparsely stocked with snacky items and pop.The lunch counter had obviously been relegated to history... More 

Thank anazazi1
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Needles Outpost just opened on Labor Day with new management! The new managers, Deb and Marty, are terrific! The campground is clean, and you can buy gas and food at their cute, little store. We needed extra gas to jeep Elephant Hill. Highly recommended!

Thank Craig F
Durango, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great experience staying at Needles Outpost over Labor Day weekend 2015. Clean tent sites, clean campground, clean restrooms with flush toilets and hot showers, clean office/store/gas station, and very friendly staff. Cost exactly the same for two nights camping as it would inside the park after factoring in the $10 park entrance fee. Sites for car/tent camping... More 

2 Thank Sam P
Ortonville, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very sad to hear this place was closed,I have been camping there since 1995.The Needles Outpost was one of the best privately owned campgrounds We have ever stayed at.Very clean bathrooms & showers & really nice campsites...& a really quirky owner named Traci. If you read other recent reviews here,you will see many stories of the owner's bizarre... More 

Thank Jim W
Moab, Utah
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful views from the campground - and sunsets. Shade from the rocks behind. Bathrooms, showers, store and fuel! Picnic table and fire pit and each spot. Improved road into the outpost. Friendly, new managers Deb and Marty!

3 Thank Mollymae2015
Moab, UT
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The word on the street is that the closure was mainly due to the erratic behavior of the (apparently now former) owners mentioned in many reviews. Meanwhile, travelers to the Needles district should note that the closest gas, restaurants, food stores, anything really is Monticello (48 miles away) and Moab (74 miles). The Needles Visitor Center (Ntl Park Svc) can... More 

4 Thank JayLogan
Debra A, Manager at Canyonlands Needles Outpost, responded to this review

the Needles Outpost if OPEN We opened under new management on Sept 5, 2015 More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We have been stopping at the Needles Outpost every time we come to Canyonlands/Needles. We always love the service and the food--delicious burgers. The staff is very friendly and entertaining --wouldn't miss it for anything. Today started planning a trip for friends (and maybe myself later) and found that the Outpost was closed--I am shocked and sad--it really did complete... More 

1 Thank ZinnHouston
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