Vernal / Dinosaurland KOA Holiday

Enjoy a perfect getaway with the family and explore one of the state's most beautiful and undiscovered regions.

This region is nicknamed "Dinosaurland" due to the wide range of fossils discovered in the area. You can learn more about the ancient history of these fossils by visiting museums and exhibits, but the fun does not stop there. Explore the beautiful natural landscapes with slot canyons, arches and more.

If you are looking for Vernal, Utah, campgrounds, Vernal / Dinosaurland KOA Holiday is the perfect spot for you and your family. It is the ideal location for exploring the local area, and there is plenty to do right on the premises.

Ways to Stay
If you are looking for camping near Vernal, Utah, this campground has sites and lodging to suit every type of camper. Here are available lodging and camping options:

  •  RV SitesChoose from a wide array of RV Sites to fit various sizes of RVs. You can also enjoy several different amenities, including KOA Patio Sites®, full hookups and more.
  • LodgingEnjoy Deluxe Cabins with bathrooms and cooking space, Camping Cabins or a unique camping experience in a yurt or teepee.
  • Tent SitesThese sites sit on a comfortable grassy meadow, and you can choose from sites with no hookups or an electric hookup.

You can also inquire about extended or group stay options to get the most out of your camping experience. If you want to stay close to your group, use the "select my site" feature to lock in a specific site close to your friends.

You can also bring your furry friend along. Many lodging options are pet-friendly, so your pets can join in on the adventure.

Amenities and Recreation
While camping at Vernal / Dinosaurland KOA, you can enjoy many amenities to make your stay a more pleasant experience. Here are a few amenities offered:

  • Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • KampK9® dog park
  • Camping Kitchen
  • Propane and Firewood
  • Pavilion

While you are here, you can have fun right at the campground with recreational activities. You can rent e-bikes and cruise the town on nearby bike paths, play on the playground, start a volleyball game or enjoy movie nights every Saturday in summer.

Things to Do
If you are looking to explore the local area, you will love the wide variety of activities and sights available to enjoy. Here are a few popular local things to do:

  • Dinosaur National MonumentView the visible remains of dinosaurs embedded in the rocks by hiking the trails.
  • Utah Field House of Natural History MuseumLearn about dinosaurs and dig for fossils.
  • Red Fleet State ParkSee dinosaur footprints and paddle around Red Fleet Reservoir on a paddleboard, canoe or kayak.
  • Mountain biking and ATVs: There are many trails close to the campground for you to explore.
  • Whitewater rafting and tubing: Float down Utah's rivers and enjoy the spectacular scenery.

Reserve Your Campsite Today
Vernal / Dinosaurland KOA Holiday is perfect for camping in Vernal, Utah. Dinosaur lovers and those who want to discover some of Utah's greatest hidden gems will enjoy staying here. Our campground is open year-round, and the pool is open from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. Begin planning your trip today by booking a campsite!

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 80' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/27 - 9/7)
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Mini Golf
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
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KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

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WHEN: May 12-13, 2023

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 12th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 13th for just $20*.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 13 support KOA Care Camps which distributes more than $2.2 million dollars annually to support 132 oncology camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one-site, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. Not valid with other discounts.

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Local Area

Dinosaur National Monument

Explore Dinosaur National Monument by driving one of two auto tours, hiking one of many trails, or rafting the rivers and experience what else is waiting to be discovered.

11625 East 1500 S

Jensen, UT 84035

970-374-3000

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Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum

At the Utah Field House of Natural History Museum in Vernal, you'll find interactive, family-friendly exhibits with a wealth of information about Jurassic dinosaurs and many others. You'll also be educated on the area's geology, and what makes it prime digging grounds for dinosaur bones and skeletons. The museum is an excellent complement to the Quarry and Visitor Center, as it can give further story and content about the creatures that used to live here and their surroundings. The exhibit hosts an extensive collection of dinosaur fossils from several different sites. Murals give visitors a sense of what the area was like millions of years ago.

496 East Main St.

Vernal, UT 84078

435-789-3799

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City of Vernal

Take a stroll down the most beautiful main street in America! Come for the flowers, stay for the fun that is Vernal , Utah!

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Red Fleet State Park

Dinosaurs inhabited the land in and around present day Vernal. Red Fleet State Park is home of numerous dinosaur tracks. These tracks are believed to be more than 200 million years old.
The park rents canoes, kayaks, pedal boats and paddleboards with paddles and PFD's for an enjoyable and safe day on the water.  The rental cost is $15 / hour, $35 / 2-4 hours, $55 / 5-8 hours, and $75 all day (9:00 am-8:00 pm).  Red Fleet Reservoir has been considered a mini Lake Powell and is a great place to explore by canoe, kayak, pedal boat or paddleboard.  The watercraft are not on reservations but can be rented at the parks entrance gate from May – September.

8750 N. Highway 191

Vernal, UT 84078

435-789-6614

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