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Canyonlands Needles Outpost

Hwy 211 Needles District, Canyonlands National Park, UT
Canyonlands Needles Outpost
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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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Houston
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't expect the 4 seasons. But they keep a clean place (the cleanest bathrooms in a campground I have ever seen) in what is pretty much the US version of the Outback. Totally off the grid. And great to have an option with camp spots and showers when the limited number of spots at the national park fill up. AND... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here probably 15 times over the last decade - two or three times on each of a half dozen backpacking or camping trips. Our last trip in March was typical - Tracy was friendly and helpful. She's especially good with our young daughter and the other kids we've seen there. Usually we just stop by for trail treats... More 

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

About the facility in a minute. If you have read earlier reviews you would have to think the reviewers were talking to different people at this place. They aren't. The lady who runs the place is as close to Jeykll/Hyde as I have personally experienced. In the course of a single visit to Canyonland my group had multiple encounters with... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Crazy Tracey ... Avoid going to this place Let us start with the most important advice if you don't feel up to reading our whole story: just don't go to this campground. Any other choice (there are several campgrounds nearby, like Indian Creek CG (BLM), Superbowl CG and Creek Pasture CG, besides of course Squaw Flat in the park) will... More 

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Boulder
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This was my fifth stay at the Outpost and I have never had any problems with Tracy or Gary, in fact, they have been very gracious, courteous, and have been able to honor our request for a particular camp site. The facilities (restrooms/showers/camp store) are a great bonus considering the park is so removed from amenities in Moab/Monticello. Love the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The folks operating Needles Outpost store have always gone out of their way to insure a good experience. This is a regular stop every time we visit Canyonlands. Most visitors probably do not realize what an effort it takes to keep this desert oasis in operation....food, gas, electricity, water, sanitary facilities, showers, and so forth......and without the deep pockets enjoyed... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

As you may have guessed from the other reviews here, the owner is unpredictable. I've had her swear at me one day and hug me the next. I suspect an emotional illness of some sort, so if you keep this in mind and be aware of what you are dealing with, it will help. I've never camped here, just came... More 

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Bull Shoals, Arkansas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Subject: Canyonlands Needles Outpost Location: Canyonlands National Park, Utah, United States, North America Title: Rude and Confrontational Behavior ID#: 235026310 After a day in the Needles District of Canyonlands NP, we stopped at the Needles Outpost to see the campground thinking we would like to move there from the Moab RV park where we were staying. When we walked in... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Tracy welcomed us, said we could pay the next day. She made sure to ask my name since she had already talked to my husband on the phone so already knew his name. She said she'd write down my name so she could remember it. The showers were great. They last 5 minutes. They have a timer on them, so... More 

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