Goulding's Lodge & Campground

     


Monument Valley, Utah
Phone: (435) 727-3231

Sites: 66
Recent Rate: $28 11/2014


Latitude: 37.0062283161273
Longitude: -110.215133428574

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview

159 Reviews

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cwier

Review Count: 68
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Good in and out with big rig. Utilities worked well. Our site was level but some others looked iffy. Wi-Fi was poor in our site but if I walked to the office it was better there. Verizon signal was extended service and came and went. What I expected from this remote location in a canyon. Nice people in office. Goulding's Deluxe valley tour picked up at the office. Our guide and was excellent! We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Dave51

Review Count: 61
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate is with Good Sam discount. The rate is high, but there are limited choices for this area. Site 20 is a full hookup site with cable and 50 amps and a partial view of Monument Valley. Low hanging tree branches had to be trimmed so they would not rub the coach. Good Verizon cell/MiFi coverage. There are two short hiking trails near the campground. Near the campground are groceries, laundry, gas, convenience store, restaurant and museum. Goulding's also has Monument Valley tours (additional fee). We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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Glory

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here for a week. The sites are a little closer to each other than we like. The roadways within the park are asphalt but everything else is gravel and dirt. The bathrooms were so-so. The men's was inadequate for the amount of people who stay here. There was only one stall and two urinals. We had a good Wi-Fi signal and Verizon signal. They have an interesting museum with lots of movie memorabilia and trivia from the movies that were made here. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Groovin Along

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

The spot was large enough, no tree limbs, level and easy in and out. The campground had good access to Direct TV satellite and the site afforded good access to a Verizon MI FI Card (Poor reception at best). The RV park has access to fuel . The road is paved). I would stay here again as the park has easy access to local attractions. The roads getting to and from were a bit rough so you will need to watch your speed. If you go on a jeep type tour, take the early morning as it is cooler and make sure and cover your nose with a scarf as there is a lot of blowing red dirt. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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goofy50

Review Count: 54
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Great location. This is a very busy campground due to its location . Some trails right by campground for an evening stroll. My only complaint is people who bring their dogs and not pick up behind them and this is evident on the trails. We did a tour and they come right to the campground to pick you up. Would stay here again if I ever go back to monument valley. Be sure to tip your guide; ours did an excellent job. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Sophie1208

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful location, expensive, not big rig friendly, Wi-Fi slower than dial up and Verizon 1x not much better. As others have said, it is the only option in Monument Valley short of parking by the side of the road. Clean and friendly. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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Jdawg

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $48.00
Overall Rating:      

Lovely setting in a red rock canyon near Monument Valley. Views all around are spectacular. Nice store and facilities. Was very windy and dusty during our stay. Many facilities (gas, grocery, restaurant) nearby. Would stay there again. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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Bitbucket

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $50.00
Overall Rating:      

Given the negative reviews we’d read before arriving we were expecting the worst, and actually changed our reservation from two nights to one night before we got there. But when we arrived, we were pleasantly surprised. The staff at check-in was courteous and prompt. The site was level and all sites were reasonably far apart from their neighbors – probably 20-30’ between rigs. Most sites were pull-through, and the whole campground was nestled within beautiful red cliffs that were several hundred feet tall. As reported elsewhere, the Wi-Fi was worthless – and the only data signal my AT&T phone could pick up was a couple of bars of an Edge network (much slower than 3G or 4G) – so Internet access was basically not possible. But we weren’t there for that. The indoor pool was typical RV park size – enough for kids to play around, but not long enough for laps. It had an outdoor patio that we enjoyed sitting in after taking a dip (the weather while we were there was in the high 80’s). We also enjoyed the nightly showing of a John Wayne film that was shot in Monument Valley. The film wasn’t that great, at least by today’s standards, but it was fun viewing the scenes shot in the valley we were going to tour tomorrow. A John Wayne movie is shown every night at Goulding's lodge, which is too far to walk - but the RV park offers a shuttle to/from building at which the movie is shown (not a movie theater, but a room with 20-or-so folding chairs). We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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NorthernRambler

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

Wonderful park for a visit to valley and Tribal Park. Check-in is efficient and cordial. Sites are level and water, sewer, and 30/50 amp electric is good. Our site had bad cable connection and was not fixed during our stay; although I managed to do it myself with a barrel connector to replace theirs. Nice walk above the campground to hidden arch in morning; a couple hundred metres at most and easy. Bathrooms and shower always seemed to be spotless; although listed cleaning times are only once a day. Security at gate for late night egress and ingress. Did not use the restaurant, but did enjoy the Stagecoach movie and history of Goulding's and its relationship with Hollywood. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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User3499

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $46.00
Overall Rating:      

About the only convenient choice if you need to stay overnight to visit Monument Valley. The sites were close, but had more room than some places we've stayed. They were level and pull-through with enough room to park our tow vehicle. The view from the campground is about the most stunning of anyplace you could imagine. We had a late dinner at Goulding's Inn and it was pretty good. We would definitely pick here to stay again if in the area. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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TundraTower

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $44.00
Overall Rating:      

Views are spectacular! The campground is in a box canyon and by far the most scenic campground we have ever seen. This is a 1 or 2 night destination so lots of camper turn-over but it seemed to be well managed and organized. Level spaces, good gravel roads, enough room to maneuver. We and neighbors all had snowy TV cable but the view was so nice it was hard to complain. Tents, motor homes, motorcycles, etc., all segregated to areas that suited their needs. We stayed 2 nights and would definitely do it again. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Ruffella

Review Count: 70
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful park and well maintained. It's nestled in a red rock canyon so the views are gorgeous. Would stay here again. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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OldHiker

Review Count: 47
States Visited: 29
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: - $44.00
Overall Rating:      

To give this campground a higher rating based on the location and being the only CG would not be fair to good campgrounds. This was doable at best. Very sandy, red, and gets in everything. Wifi was spotty and slow when you could use it. Verizon data was non-existent. Voice/text were OK. Price was high for what you get. My 45' RV was able to negotiate the roads and site. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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1racedame

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a truly magnificent area and it's unfortunate (or fortunate, depending on your outlook) that Goulding's is the only place available to stay with a travel trailer. The pros: you're in the center of Monument Valley and you can drive to other sites and towns (Valley of the Gods; Gooseneck State Park, the town of Bluff, etc.). Cons: very close and somewhat uneven sites; rickety picnic benches; marginally friendly staff. Laundry facilities are expensive, but understandably so (water is a precious commodity). Wi-fi available, but we didn't use it. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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fulltimer121

Review Count: 63
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

Not impressed. Low voltage, low water pressure, site somewhat hard to level in, wifi so slow as to be unusable except very late or early. No Verizon data service but that's not a CG issue. But, its the only game in town for full hook-ups. Think I'd dry camp next time; my generator provides good AC and my water pump good pressure. We camped at Goulding's Lodge & Campground in a Motorhome.

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