We get asked often our recommendations of best places to stay near Arches National Park.
This Arches National Park travel guide will help you find the right place to stay on your vacation.
When visiting Arches National Park, you need to know there are no hotels or lodging options in the park except for one small campground.
Luckily Moab is only a few miles away so you’ll find plenty of budget-friendly hotels to higher-prices resorts there. You’ll also find vacation rentals, a hostel, campgrounds and RV parks in the Moab area near Arches National Park.
Here are some Arches National Park itineraries to help you plan your dream vacation:
- Arches National Park in One Day
- Two Days in Arches National Park
- Three Days in Arches National Park
- Arches National Park and Canyonlands in One Day
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A Photo Tour of Arches National Park
Take a visual tour through Arches National Park to see the stunning landscapes you’ll see when you visit!
Places to Stay Near Arches National Park
There are no lodges or hotels in Arches National Parks so most people stay in Moab, about 5 miles from the entrance to the park.
Below you’ll find lists of hotels, vacation rentals, cabins, RV resorts and more to stay in the Moab area.
We’ve also written a guide about places to stay near Arches National Park with kids!
Hotels Near Arches National Park
There are quite a few hotels on the north end of Moab that are only minutes from Arches. Check out this full list of hotels near Arches National Park!
Hotels Close to Arches National Park
Here are a few of our favorites:
- Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Moab
- SpringHill Suites by Marriott Moab
- Aarchway Inn
- Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Moab
- MORE Moab Hotels
Hotels in Moab Near Restaurants and Shopping
If you want to experience the vibe of Moab, then stay close to the city center. You’ll be within walking distance of yummy places to eat and fun places to shop.
- Homewood Suites by Hilton Moab
- Best Western Plus Canyonlands Inn
- Best Western Plus Greenwell Inn
- Kokopelli Lodgings
- Hotel Moab Downtown
- Gonzo Inn
- Purple Sage
- Moab Flats
Vacation Rentals Near Arches National Park
We prefer vacation rentals whenever we visit Arches National Park. You can find amenities that meet your travel needs: kitchen, washer/dryer, garage, room for ATVs or motorhome, and more!
The Moab area has a large variety of vacation rentals near Arches National Park.
There are quite a few vacation rentals on the south end of Moab. It may seem like it’s far away from everything, but it’s only a short drive into town. This area is a good option if want to be away from the crowds of the main part of town.
Arches & Canyonlands AUDIO TOUR
“Download the app to your phone – no cell or wifi service needed. Based on your GPS location, the app takes you on a guided tour of the park and points out all the interesting features and stops. It’s like having a park ranger in the car with you.”
Budget Lodging Near Arches National Park
You’ll find the best prices for budget lodging in Moab will be during the off-season winter months. If you’ll be visiting during the busy season, you can still find budget lodging options in Moab.
Our criteria for these budget hotels and cabins: free breakfast or kitchenette – or at least a small fridge and microwave. We have found quite a few cheap make ahead meals that only need a microwave! Eating meals IN is one of the best budget tips for travel.
Budget-Friendly Hotels and Cabins Near Arches
- Archview RV Resort & Campground – cabins with kitchenette
- Moab Valley RV Resort & Campground – cabins with kitchenette
- Motel 6 – free breakfast
- Super 8 by Wyndham – free breakfast
- Moab Gateway Inn – free breakfast
- River Canyon Lodge – some with kitchenettes
- Moab Red Stone Inn – kitchenette
- Silver Sage Inn – fridge and microwave
- Lazy Lizard Hostel – kitchen
- Moab Rim Campark – cabins with kitchenette
TIP: Check to see if bedding and towels are provided at the cabins at these campgrounds. The cost savings may not be worth the hassle, or you may not have the room, to pack sheets or sleeping bags and towels. We’ve stayed in cabins at Archview and Moab Rim Campark, but we live fairly close to Moab so it wasn’t inconvenient to pack sheets and towels.
Campgrounds, RV Resorts, and Camping Near Arches
In the town of Moab and the surrounding area you’ll find RV resorts, campgrounds and primitive camping on public lands.
Campgrounds Near Arches National Park
Not too far from Arches National Park, you can also find campgrounds near Canyonlands Island in the Sky and Dead Horse Point.
Canyonlands Island in the Sky Campgrounds – Willow Flat Campground is open year round. It’s first-come, first-served near the Green River overlook. There are 12 sites with picnic tables and fire rings. Please Note: There is no water at this campground.
Dead Horse Point Camping – Kayenta Campground at Dead Horse Point State Park offers 21 sites with lighted shade structures, picnic tables, fire rings, and tent pads. All sites also have RV electrical hookups, and modern restroom facilities are available. There are also 3 yurts available at Dead Horse Point. Each one offers sleeping space for up to six people, an outdoor propane grill, and comfortable seating indoors and out. Heat, air conditioning, and electrical outlets are also available.
Camping along Highway 313 – Lone Mesa, Horsethief and Cowboy Camp are first-come, first-served and may accommodate tents, trailer, and RV’s. READ the BLM guidelines for camping.
RV Resorts and Campgrounds Near Arches
- Archview RV Resort & Campground
- Under Canvas Moab
- Moab Valley RV Resort & Campground
- Slickrock Campground
BLM Camp Sites Near Arches
Primitive Camping Near Arches
There is no primitive camping within 20 miles from Moab. Camping is restricted to limited designated sites that are free, but no facilities are provided. Campers are required to carry out all garbage, including solid human waste and toilet paper. There is no wood cutting or collection allowed. No new fire rings are allowed.
All campers are required to possess, set-up and use portable toilets or approved human waste bags. Campers may not bury or leave solid human body waste and toilet paper. The disposal of solid human waste off public land is required.
If you have any questions about primitive camping restrictions please contact the Moab BLM Office at (435) 259-2100.
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Planning an Arches National Park Vacation:
- Best Time to Visit Arches National Park
- Things to Do at Arches National Park
- Arches National Park Packing List
- Arches National Park with Kids
- Arches National Park Photography
- Arches National Park Tours
Things To Do Near Arches National Park
You’ll find a ton of other places to visit in Utah that are near Arches National Park to add to your itinerary:
- Things to Do in Moab
- Kid-Friendly Things to do in Moab, Utah
- Canyonlands National Park Island in the Sky
- Needles Canyonlands
- Dead Horse Point State Park