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Fossil Valley RV Park

Vernal, Utah


999 US-40
Vernal, Utah 84078
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Sites: 50
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 40.45181
Longitude: -109.54801

Elevation: 5397' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ Only 55+ Only no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Public Phone Public Phone ?
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers ?
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Playground Playground no
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

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88 Reviews

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2018 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

Supper friendly father/son owners. Lots of Hugh trees and nicely kept grass at each site. Picnic tables on gravel. Washer and dryer are quite old but still work. Only complaint was zero amenities at all. Felt very safe and relaxed! Wound definitely stay again. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

This park is across from a grocery store and lots of shopping a short distance. Safe travels all!

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Review Count: 66
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Manager extremely nice and knowledgeable about the area. Our site, #28, was the first site in the park. Shady with large grassy area. Next to restroom, laundry and road. Very good wifi. There is road noise. You have to pay to use the shower. Hwy 191 from Flaming Gorge is doable in RV. 6-8 percent grades and switchbacks but not too bad. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
28
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Good location to visit Dinosaur National Monument, both entrances. The bone quarry is awesome. Woodfire Grill, across the street from RV park, is a good place to eat.

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Review Count: 176
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 34

Date of Stay: August, 2018 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

Rate reflects GS discount. This park is very nice, it is in the middle of Vernal and right off the main highway. It has many mature trees which shade almost every site and muffle noises from the road and nearby businesses. It's a very comfortable place to spend a few days. Electric was steady and worked well, water pressure 65PSI, (we used a regulator) and sewer hook up is convenient, however a tad close to the neighbor's picnic table. Most sites have a picnic table. Road noise decreases a lot at night and did not bother us. The park wifi worked very well. Verizon signal was good, 4G, 4 bar. There is a laundry room, 2 washers/2 dryers $1.75 each, they worked well. There is a charge for the showers. We did not use the restrooms or showers. The park is run by a father/son team. They are very present on the property, friendly and knowledgeable about the area. There are a few long terms here, but they (with one exception) are quiet, neat and clean. There is one old class C motorhome; occupied, but covered with blue tarps, only thing that seems out of place here, but it's on the back of the property and was no bother. There is plenty of shopping, restaurants and things to do here. We would stay here again if in the area. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
35
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Dinosaur National Monument, Flaming Gorge Dam, 2 state parks, 2 very good museums in town. Numerous stores and restaurants for shopping and dining.

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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: July, 2018 - $41.00
Overall Rating:

Pay attention because Its easy to miss the park entrance. I stayed 3 days while visiting the area parks and recharging from lots of travel miles. The staff is exceptionally helpful and courteous. Even asking me if I'd like a site with line-of-sight for my rooftop DISH while still having shade. Interior roads are paved and sites are gravel. Lot of mature shade trees with branches high enough that they don't interfere with the RV. FHU utilities were sufficient and well placed. Sites are a bit close but for a "Park" it is just fine. My site was a pull-thru long enough for 40' MH and my car parked perpendicular, not long enough to park in-line. As others mentioned, some road noise from main street but that generally reduces late evening. I would recommend this park and would readily stay here again. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
unknown
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

This is a nice town with many, many eateries to choose from and the usual big box stores as well.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Price on a weekly rate. Site was level, gravel. Owner very outgoing and willing to help your needs and a great source of info on area, to see and do. Over the air cable TV with good strong signal. Middle of town but right off of 191 so as noted by others, good amount of road noise added by locals with trucks with loud mufflers. Would stay again. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
37
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 191
States Visited: 43
Helpful Reviews: 48

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Price is weekly rate. Easy to get in/out off of US 40 in Vernal. Interior roads are a mix of paved and gravel. Sites are gravel, level, with picnic table, and utilities worked well. Wifi varied from useless to decent. Verizon signal strong. Mostly treed so lots of shade and only a few sites get satellite reception. Sites vary in size and ease of navigation. Owner is very friendly and very helpful. I have to mention that there are times, day and night, when locals with very loud vehicles go by on the highway with engines revved very high generating a lot of noise. This is obviously no fault of the park but if you are a light sleeper it can be disturbing. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
36
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of things to see in the area. Shopping and fuel is convenient.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

This was conveniently located to Dinosaur National Monument and stock-up shopping and the campground met out needs well. We had no difficulty maneuvering our 35 ft. Wheel and ther was good shade. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
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Review Count: 72
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: September, 2017 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

First for the good: The grounds are clean (well except for all the tree branches on the ground from a storm which weren't picked up 2 days later). The washrooms and laundry are sparkling clean, although they charge 25 cents for 5 minutes of showering! The location is great; right in the town of Vernal. That's it. The rest is bad: The sites were short and narrow. We could barely fit our long bed truck and 30' fifth wheel on the site. We could not extend our awning due to a tree. The roads are navigable, but very tight. There is no place to walk the dog. There is no cable TV. Digital channels were pixelated and unwatchable. Road traffic can be heard due to the proximity to the highway. We awoke one morning to the loud sounds of a garbage truck at adjacent retail property. There are quite a few permanent sites. Some are kept well, but a number of very old rigs with tarps for roofs. We will never stay at this park again. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
33
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes
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Review Count: 76
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 16

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

This is a great place to stop when visiting Vernal area, it is convenient to town and to all the parks and museums in the area, very clean and the owner was very attentive shaded and grassy just what you need in the desert. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
37
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

The owner manager was so nice and helpful. We pulled in to the park with some type of vehicle fluid leaking from our RV and he told us about it right away. He also told us where to find a Ford Dealer for repairs in the morning. The park was super shady on a hot day with grass between each site. The sites were spacious enough. It was centrally located in town. The free wifi was pretty good. Antenna tv worked fine there. The sites were all gravel but very level. Not buggy at all. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
site 41
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

It was a good central location to visit Dinosaur National Monument, Flaming Gorge Recreation Area for the day, and don't miss the McConkie Ranch Petroglyphs 15 minutes from town. Vernal Utah is a cute little slice of Americana with everything you need nearby.

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Review Count: 60
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

The easygoing atmosphere is OK . The spaces are very close together. Extra charges for air, heater, showers, etc. are annoying. The cable TV is no longer provided and trees prevent sat TV. WiFi is very marginal. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
00
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 57
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $39.00
Overall Rating:

Nice little park located right in town. The park is a little dated and the sites are close together, but easy to get in and out of. I have a 42' 5th wheel and didn't have a problem maneuvering through the park. Showers and laundry are clean and up to date. The owners are super friendly and will go out of the way for you. The wi-fi worked pretty good and the cable tv had limited channels. Not sure if a dish would work here with all the shade trees. The park is close to all kind of stores and close to many of the attractions in the area. Would stay here again. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
30
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Just long enough for my 5th wheel (had to disconnect)
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes
Tips for other Campers:

Dinosaur Park is close by and I would take a drive to the Jones Hole and Fish Hatchery. Beautiful countryside......

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

No one in office. Self serve. We had a reservation and the sign said to just pick a site. If you don't have a reservation you self register. The sites are very shady. Enjoyed watching a 45 footer move from site to site until his roof top satellite found service. Nice grassy spots with plenty of shade. Part of the park seems to have permanents. Would stay here again. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
12
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Dinosaur National Monument a short distance away.

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Review Count: 42
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

Pk is in middle of town. Had FHU 50A pull thru, no cable, WiFI worked well. roomy level site. A nice small park has some permanents but sites all kept clean. Owner very friendly. Even let my husband hose off the bottom of MH. Nice grass between sites. We would come here again. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 58
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

Fossil valley RV park is fine for what it is - a park located in the center of town that can serve either as a stop-over after being in the wilderness or as a central point from which to travel and explore the region.

Vernal is a medium sized town with every amenity you can imagine - the Smiths grocery is walking distance across the street from the RV park. Vernal is also near the Flaming Gorge, 2 state parks just to the North (on the way to the Flaming Gorge) and just west of all the fossil sites to visit in eastern Utah and western Colorado.

Sites are tight, but you're not there to spend the day in the park; stay there for the location and what Vernal has to offer and the rate charged which for the area is very competitive. We camped at Fossil Valley RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
37
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
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