Are you looking for an unforgettable vacation experience? Look no further than staying in cabins near Canyonlands National Park.
Located in southeastern Utah, the park provides a breathtakingly beautiful landscape of deep canyons and towering sandstone mesas.
Use this Canyonlands National Park guide to find the best type of cabin for your getaway!
Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or an adventurous family vacation, renting a cabin near Canyonlands allows you to immerse yourself in the beauty of this region while still having some of the comforts of home.
Be sure to use a Canyonlands packing list so you have the right clothing and gear to enjoy all the outdoor activities at the park any time of year! Grab your free printable packing list by clicking the image below!
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A Photo Tour of Canyonlands National Park
Take a visual tour through Canyonlands National Park (and Dead Horse Point) to see the stunning landscape in the parks!
Things to Know Before Visiting Canyonlands National Park
The two most-visited regions of Canyonlands are Island in the Sky and Needles. Both are remote areas with very few guest services: no food, lodging (except for Canyonlands National Park camping), or gas.
There are no cabins inside the park at either district of Canyonlands. You’ll find all types of cabins in the Moab area that are close to Arches or Canyonlands.
When deciding the best time to visit Canyonlands National Park, it all depends on the type of activities you want to do.
The Canyonlands National Park weather is ideal during late spring and fall for camping. In the summer temperatures reach 100 degrees F, and there aren’t many options for shade! Be prepared for COLD temperatures, rain, and snow in the winter!
Here are helpful guides to help you know what it’s like to visit during all four seasons:
- Canyonlands in the Spring
- Canyonlands in the Summer
- Canyonlands in the Fall
- Canyonlands in the Winter
Cabins Near Canyonlands National Park
You can choose from a variety of cabins options near Arches National Park from rustic cabins at RV Parks to vacation rental cabins with all the amenities of home!
One thing to note when looking at cabins at Campgrounds and RV Parks – check to see if bedding and linens provided!!
Here are some cabins that would work to visit both Island in the Sky and Needles Canyonlands!
Located about 15 miles east of Moab along the Colorado River, you’ll find this stunning location on 240 acres of Utah ranchland! Accommodations at Sorrel River Resort range from standard guest rooms, cabins, or a big ranch house for a private, spacious, and inviting retreat. The property has an outdoor pool and a bar or lounge.
All cabins come with a private porch with sitting area for two, living area with satellite TV, kitchenette, dining area, and claw-foot jetted tub!
- River Studio – 1 king or 2 queen beds, sleeps up to 4.
- Mesa Studio – 1 king or 2 queen beds, sleeps up to 4.
- Family Suite – 1 king and 2 queen beds, sleeps up to 6.
- Ranch House Cabin – 4 bedroom house with adjacent 2-bedroom cabin, sleeps up to 12 people.
Red Rock Cliffs Lodge is situated on the banks of the Colorado River about 15 minutes east of Moab. The main lodge is stylish and comfortable and features dramatic 20-foot ceilings, natural wood panels, rustic log furniture, and hand-finished amenities.
River Queen 2-Bedroom Cabin – enjoy the private deck overlooking the Colorado River’s White’s Rapid. Amenities: 2 bedrooms each with a queen bed, shared full bathroom, living area with full size sleeper, large-screen, TV, separate dining area and kitchenette, fireplace, AC and heat. Sleeps 2 to 6.
Deluxe River King Cabin – enjoy the private deck with hot tub overlooking the Colorado River. Amenities: 1 large bedroom with a king bed, separate full bathroom, living area with full size sleeper, large-screen, TV, separate dining area and kitchenette, fireplace, AC and heat. Sleeps 2 to 4.
With convenient access to the extensive trail network of Moab, Moab Springs Ranch is conveniently located near Arches National Park, the Colorado River, and downtown Moab.
Stand-alone luxury bungalows: a kitchenette, vaulted ceilings, outdoor dining sets, private porches, and drive-up access.
Townhouses with one, two, and three bedrooms, a full kitchen, and a covered deck for outdoor dining.
The property has a large private park, ponds, pools, a flowing waterscape, hammocks, and shaded areas.
Located on Highway 191 near the turnoff to Island in the Sky you’ll find rustic glamping cabins:
- 1 Bedroom Cabins: Sleeps up to 6, full bathroom, linens, gallery-style kitchen, full fridge, stove, and dishes
- Cottonwood Cottage: Sleeps up to 6, full bathroom, linens, gallery-style kitchen, full fridge, stove, and dishes
- Deluxe Cabins: Sleeps 2 to 4, small bathroom with stand-alone shower, mini fridge, and microwave
- Casitas: Sleeps up to 4, linens, mini fridge, microwave, restroom and showers located nearby
- Camping Cabins: Sleeps up to 4, linens, mini fridge, microwave, restroom and showers located nearby
Located at the north end of Moab just minutes from the Arches National Park entrance, this glamping spot provides easy access to Island in the Sky. This RV park offers a Premium Cottage, Standard Cabins, and Airstream glamping options.
The Premium Cottage features two bedrooms to sleep up to 6 and include linens, full bathroom, cable TV, WiFi, and kitchenette.
The Standard Cabins sleep up to 4 and include linens, cable TV, WiFi, and mini fridge. The restroom and hot showers are located in a separate facility nearby.
Located on the south end of Moab, you’ll enjoy views of the La Sal Mountains! This is a great location if you plan to visit both Island in the Sky and Needles.
The cabins have a private bathroom, complimentary toiletries and bed linen, and a seating area for each guest. It is a non-smoking property that allows pets inside and offers free parking space.
No internet access is available, but ATMs and cash machines are onsite for your convenience.
Located in the Spanish Valley area on the south end of Moab, this location is midway between Island in the Sky and Needles.
You’ll find six cabins to choose from: fun unique exterior colors, dog-friendly, all linens/toiletries provided, BBQ grill, LED fireplace, AC and heat, with private at-door parking.
The Big Horn Cabin – loft with queen bed, sleeper sofa, two win sleepers, full bathroom, fully equipped kitchen, hot tub, and wrap-around porch. Cabin sleeps up to 6. There is a 3 night minimum.
The other five cabins – queen bed, sleeper sofa, full bathroom, fully equipped kitchenette, fenced-in patio area. Cabin sleeps up to 4. There is a 2 night minimum.
The cabins are nestled in the foothills of the La Sal Mountains, south of Moab, on 15 acres of pasture land. This secluded property is associated with a 300-acre historic mountain ranch.
Each of the ten houses has an old west, log cabin, and rustic elegance vibe.
Pack Creek Ranch offers an off-grid experience with some limited internet access in some of the cabins.
BUY AT AMAZON: Arches and Canyonlands Guides and Maps
Check out our done-for-you 1, 2, and 3-day Canyonlands Itineraries to help you plan your vacation based on the time you have to spend at the park: