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Mountain View RV Park & Campground

Mountain View RV Park & Campground

Mountain View RV Park & Campground is found in Monticello, Utah, over 7,000 feet above sea level. The property is known for being within driving distance of several national parks, such as Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park. Other locations such as Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Glen Canyon National Recreational Area, Newspaper Rock Historical Monument, and Lake Powell are also within driving distance. Mountain View RV Park & Campground has 24 RV sites and 5 tent sites, with plans to add 3 yurt units in the future. Other property features include an indoor shower house and restroom, a dump station, a fenced-in pet area, and a pavilion built from the dome of a grain bin.


Mountain View RV Park & Campground is located at the edge of Monticello, Utah, in the state's southeastern region. Monticello is over 7,000 feet in elevation, making it one of the highest points in the area, and the owner refers to the altitude as being prone to relatively extreme weather. Old government buildings, homes, and industrial areas comprise most of the property's surrounding area. Mountain View RV Park & Campground is immediately off Highway 191 and within driving distance of several local attractions and national parks.

The two-acre park has a total of 29 sites. Twenty-four are for RVs, and these can be pull-throughs or back-ins. They contain full hookups, including water, sewer, and 50 amp electricity. Most of these units are shaded by trees. The sites also come with cable TV, picnic tables, and free Wi-Fi that can be accessed throughout the premises. The remaining five grass units are for tent camping. In addition to the trees at the ends of the RV sites, some are also along the edges of the property, which can provide more shade for visitors. The park has a lighting system in the form of several lamps spread out across its area, and guests can individually operate the lights that correspond to their respective RV sites if they want light at night.

A bathhouse with indoor showers and restrooms is located on the premises of the RV park, and a laundry facility with two sets of washers and dryers is also available. The machines operate through the honor system, so visitors are asked to pay the owners the $3.00 washing and $3.00 drying fees. A pavilion built from the dome of a grain bin serves as a common area for visitors to commune. Additionally, a grassy, fenced-in pet area can provide guests with a place to walk their dogs or let them off their leashes. Visitors can dispose of waste at the dump station at the back of the property as well.

Mountain View RV Park & Campground is within driving distance of several popular monuments and national parks. One of these is Arches National Park, known for its natural rock arch formations and a place where visitors can hike or bike. Other locations include Canyonlands National Park, Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Glen Canyon National Recreational Area, and Newspaper Rock Historical Monument. Visitors can boat, swim, or hike at Lake Powell as well. The campground is also within driving distance of Moab, another common tourist destination. Regarding places to eat outside the park, Joe, one of the owners, recommends guests try Doug's Steak & BBQ, which serves a variety of briskets, pulled pork, and steak. Granary Bar and Grill serves sandwiches, steaks, chicken, seafood, pasta, and desserts. Finally, Joe suggests visitors try Mexican food at Gustavo's Mexican Restaurant.


Joe and Kasey Harris, the Mountain View RV Park & Campground owners, want their patrons to feel "laid-back and secure" while staying at their campground. They attempt to interact often with their guests to help them feel this way, but they also respect their visitors' privacy. However, Joe notes that people do not usually hang around the RV campground anyway since much of their time is dedicated to visiting the national parks. Regardless, he says they try to interact with guests according to "how often they would like to socialize or be left alone." 

According to Joe, many of Mountain View RV Park & Campground's past visitors have commented on the park's cleanliness, specifically the showers and restrooms. They also seem to appreciate the park's proximity to other attractions. One guest said, "We’ve been out on the road for almost two months, and this is one of the nicest Parks we’ve stayed in the whole time. It is very quiet and peaceful here in Monticello." Another visitor commented, "We love this part of the country. There is so much to see and do. We’ve adventured around here for a month now and still haven’t seen all that we wanted to."

Mountain View RV Park & Campground has a few policies in place to which guests should adhere. Joe says they are a "pet-tolerant" establishment, meaning dogs are required to be well-behaved and on a leash and cannot be left without the owners. Indoor smoking is not allowed. Joe also mentions that they have not yet found the need to implement a quiet hour since most campground visitors are older and less likely to make excessive noise at night. Concerning operating times, the RV park is operational from April 1 to November 1. According to Joe, Mountain View RV Park & Campground is busiest during the spring and fall, specifically May and September. He explains this is due to the less extreme weather as the campground is in a high-altitude desert. 


Mountain View RV Park & Campground was built in the 1960s. Joe and Kasey, the park's current owners, have owned the establishment for fifteen years. Joe has worked as a plumber and says he was introduced to the previous owner of the park and helped with regular projects over time. They "struck up a friendship," and Joe and Kasey moved into a house near the park while managing the park for two years. They bought the property from its last owner in 2007.

Since owning Mountain View RV Park & Campground, Joe and Kasey have installed the shower house, new sewer, water, electrical work, internet, and a more expansive driveway. Joe says, "everything is new," and observes how several guests have praised the cleanliness of the property. In the future, they would like to add three additional units for yurts. Joe also explains they may possibly purchase another acre next door to expand the park sometime.

Overall, Joe and Kasey enjoy meeting the people that stay at their RV park. Joe says, "RVers are the cream of the crop," and explains how most of their visitors are from older generations that are more respectful to the property and the bathrooms. He also notes that they are outgoing, fun, and adventurous, and he and Kasey love to talk and visit with everyone they meet at Mountain View RV Park & Campground.

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632 N Main St
Monticello, Utah 84535
United States




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