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Rabbit Valley: Your Gateway to Adventure in Western Colorado
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Rabbit Valley Horse Camp | Top Horse Trails

Discover the rugged beauty of Colorado's western landscape at Rabbit Valley, a premier camping destination within the McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area. With five distinct campgrounds catering to different needs, Rabbit Valley offers a range of options for campers seeking adventure and solitude alike.

Campground Variety

Whether you prefer secluded tent sites or spacious group areas for large RVs and trailers, Rabbit Valley has a campground to suit your needs. Each campground offers unique features, so be sure to check the "Recreation" section under the Facility Information tab to find the perfect spot for your outdoor getaway. Visitors should also review the allowable equipment section for vehicle length and number limitations for their chosen site(s).

Adventure Awaits

Located in western Colorado, Rabbit Valley is a gateway to breathtaking vistas and a wealth of recreational activities. From camping and hiking to mountain biking, horseback riding, and off-roading, there's no shortage of adventures to be had in this stunning conservation area. Explore the rugged terrain by day and unwind under the starlit sky at night for an unforgettable outdoor experience.

Access and Amenities

Despite its remote location, Rabbit Valley offers easy access to I-70 and is just minutes away from the cities of Fruita and Grand Junction. This proximity to urban amenities ensures that campers can enjoy the tranquility of the wilderness without sacrificing convenience.

Plan Your Escape

Fees for camping at Rabbit Valley are reinvested into the maintenance, improvement, and development of the area, ensuring a high-quality experience for visitors. Reservations are required for all camping within Rabbit Valley, so plan your adventure today and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of western Colorado.



From I-70, take exit 2 and turn south until you come to the BLM kiosk. Follow the map and directions to specific campgrounds and loops.


Rabbit Valley offers the following facilities and amenities:

  • Equestrian trails
  • Cell Phone Service
  • Day Use Area
  • Motorcycle Trails
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Tables
  • Pit Toilets
  • Trailhead Parking
  • Trailheads
  • Campfire Rings
  • Vault Toilets


Koniklos (Equestrian) Campground

This campground is intended to be used solely by visitors who visit Rabbit Valley for horseback riding. Each site has an individual corral. There are also 10 day-use parking areas and 2 corrals for day-use. Campsites can accommodate two vehicles up to 60 feet in length. The road to this campsite is through a rocky wash and is not easily accessed by low-clearance vehicles. Additional day-use parking and horse corrals are available at the Fluffle Campground.


Cost Details:

  • $20 per night



  • Reservations are required for all camping within Rabbit Valley. 
  • Campsites are limited to 10 people and two vehicles*
  • Group sites are limited to 20 people and up to 5 vehicles. Individual group site capacities vary, double check your selected campsite capacities before making a reservation.*
  • Vehicles must be parked in designated areas, parking off-road is not allowed.
  • Stays are limited to 7 days per month.
  • No firewood gathering is allowed.
  • No water or electricity is available.
  • All members of the group will use the developed toilet facilities and/or a portable, leak-proof, reusable toilet system (or an EPA-approved carry-out bag system) to capture all solid human waste.
  • All trash, including dog waste, must be packed out.
  • Quiet hours are from 10 pm to 6 am - Please respect other campers.
  • More details on their website.
  • Contact Details: 970-244-3000 


If you want to discover and explore other campsites and horse trails, here are some of them that you may visit:



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Rabbit Valley does require reservations for overnight accommodations. Please visit their page here on Top Horse Trails - Rabbit Valley for more information