Mountain Retreat w/ 8 bed Lodge + 3 cabins, pavilion, & lake

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Property Description

Entire Mountain Lodge and Retreat w/ 8 bed Lodge + 3 additional cabins, a 75 person pavilion, all on a private lake with paddle boats and swimming! Located Northwest of Blanding Utah, within the national forest. Central among 12 parks & monuments

Property Details

Rent the entire Camp Jackson Retreat for up to 33 people for just $975 per night. Additional persons up to 50+ people for only $15 per person, young children not charged. This is perfect for large family reunions, group retreats, youth camps, and more! Sleeps up to 50 in beds, plus 8 additional tent sites, and RV parking. Can accommodate groups from 30-75 guests.
New Lodge - 8 bedrooms, 6 baths, sleeps up to 30 people.
Lake Cabin - 1 bedroom, 1 bath, sleeps up to 8 people.
Bunk Cabins (2) - sleep up to 6 people each.
Pavilion - large grill & kitchen w/ seating for large groups up to 75 people, and large restrooms with showers.
Tent & RV sites - 8 tent sites & 2 RV spots near pavilion. (water only. no hook-ups).
Private Lake - great fishing, swimming & water fun! The lake is stocked with fish. You can enjoy your time catch and release fishing, relaxing around the lake, using the paddle boats, or playing in the shallow area with the kids.
Hunting season is a great time at Camp Jackson. Located miles back in the forest. Large game is abundant as well as turkey.

* Three stories, each with a 14 x 28 ft. deck that looks out over the lake and mountain.
* 8 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms (3 Full and 3 Half), 8 Queen Beds, 4 Full size futons
* 3 of the queen beds have a mattress stored under them that can be pulled out and used to sleep extra people.
* There is bedding provided for the 8 queen beds in the Lodge only. (you must bring bedding for the rest of the retreat).
* Towels will be provided for the 3 Full Bathrooms.

* Opens out to the lake.
* Bedroom with a queen bed.
* Full bathroom
* Large open area with sink and counter
* 3 full size futons
* Wood burning stove
* Several 8 foot plastic folding tables and chairs

~Main Floor~
* Living area with wood burning stove, couch, and full size futon.
* Two bedrooms with one queen bed in each that share a half bath (sink & toilet).
* One bedroom with a queen bed.
* Full, handicap-accessible bathroom (sink, toilet, & shower).
* Kitchen area with sink, stove, refrigerator, & dining table
* Pots, pans, bowls, cooking utensils, and silverware for up to 30 guests. (for large groups we strongly recommend bringing disposable items).
* Outdoor propane grill.
* Accessible ramp to main level only.

~Upper Floor~
* Four bedrooms with one queen bed in each that share two half baths (sink & toilet).
* Full bathroom with sink, toilet, and shower.
* Sitting area with one futon.

~Lake Cabin~
* Beautiful view of the lake
* Outdoor picnic table
* Combined kitchen/dining area
* Long table
* Small gas stove for heating (thermostat on the wall)
* Gas range with oven
* Kitchen sink and drain board
* Small gas refrigerator on front porch
* Service for 8 of silverware, plates, cups, bowls. Also a few serving bowls, serving spoons, water pitchers.
* Some basic cooking utensils, pots & pans.
* Dish towels, dish cloths and dish soap
* Full bathroom with small shower
* A few bath towels
* Living room
* 2 double-bed futons (Bring your own bedding.)
* Couch
* Loft above bathroom area with a metal pull down ladder for access. It is 9'' by 10'' with a very low peaked ceiling ranging from 16inches to 34 inches at the peak with two full size sleeping mats.

* 26''X17''
* There is no refrigerator. Use coolers and dry ice chest.
* Dry Ice Chest for storing cold food (inside measurements 21” square & 27” deep)
Freezing with dry ice: Effective freezing time is 5 lbs. for 18 hours, 10 lbs. for 24 hours, 15 lbs. for 36 hours and 20 lbs. for 48 hours. Hints for using dry ice: Place dry ice in bottom of the . cooler and cover with regular ice or insulating material. Place food on top. Do not allow direct contact with food, glass or yourself.
* Commercial gas range with flat grill area and 6 burners, 1 large oven and 1 small oven.
* Limited amount of pots and pans, bowls, cooking utensils, water pitchers, knives & silverware . Eight bowls ranging from small to large, 2 cooking pots, one large water cooler,
* Commercial gas grill (2'' x 4 '') with 8 burners
* Large wood-burning stove for heat
* Kitchen sink and drain board (dish soap, cloths, towels, & hot pads )
* One 3'' x 4'' table
* One 8'' banquet table for food preparation and serving
* Drinking fountain
* Outdoor fire pit with benches
* 7 picnic tables that seat 8-10 people each
* 10 plastic chairs
* Bathroom (toilet tissue & soap) with 1 shower and 2 toilet stalls and vanity area.
* Fluorescent lights in kitchen area. Use lanterns in table area after dark. (not provided)
* Play area for children (small swing set and sand)

~2 Small Bunk Cabins~
* Inside measurement is 11'' wide by 11'' long. On one side of the cabin is a shelf, 2'' wide x 11'' long for luggage and storage.
* On the other side of the cabin there are 2 plywood planks forming a double bunk type area to sleep extra people. They are 3''wide x 11'' long. There are four pads for the bunk area. Bring your own sleeping bags or bedding.
* Double bed (bring your own bedding)
* No electricity in these cabins.
* Propane light

* 8 tent sites near the pavilion
* 2 RV parking sites (water only - no sewer or power hook-ups)

~Lake area~
* Bring your own life jackets. There are no life guards. You are responsible for your own safety.
* The lake is stocked with fish. Catch and release only fishing, with barb-less hooks, is permitted.
* 3 paddle boats for your enjoyment
* Horse shoe pit area in the trees between the road and the bank of the lake.
* Shallow water play area for children with adult supervision.

~Important Guidelines~
* There is no land line phone and limited cell phone service. Sometimes you can get a signal. (verizon wireless coverage is best for reception).
* The nearest town with stores is 20-30 minutes of mountain road away. Bring your own food and supplies.
* Electricity for the lodge, pavilion, and lake cabin is by a hydro-electric system which is limited. There is plenty of power for lighting and basic power usage.
* Electric skillets, electric curlers, curling irons and blow dryers use a lot of electricity. Please be mindful and do not use them excessively.
* Garbage bags are provided. Tie garbage bags tightly to reduce odor and keep animals away. Place bags in caged area on the trailer by the pavilion.
* It is very rare, but there may be bears and other animals in the area, so keep all coolers and food inside at night to help keep animals away. Food and coolers can be kept in the bathroom area of the pavilion at night.
* Pets. You may bring pets, but they must be kept outside. Clean up your pet''s waste appropriately. There is no charge for outside pets, but you will be fined and charged if pets are brought indoors (see our policy page for more info).
* Smoking. There is NO smoking allowed inside any of the cabins.
* East and south of Camp Jackson Refuge is privately owned property, stay out of the posted private area.
* Stay on the existing trails with all vehicles, including motorcycles, and four-wheelers
* On Departure. Leave the beds you used unmade. Put used towels into bathroom tub or shower area. Keep wet towels, rugs, and any wet items off wood floors.

*Camp Jackson Refuge is approximately 18 miles from Blanding. It takes about 20 to 30 minutes to get there. Camp Jackson GPS coordinates are: 37.48381N 109.29859W. The elevation is roughly 9,000 ft.


Arrival Times

Check In time is 4:00 PM
Check Out time is 10:00 AM


  • Balcony
  • Bed Linens
  • Biking
  • Central Heat
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Cookware
  • Dock
  • Fire Pit
  • Fireplace
  • Fishing
  • Gas Grill
  • Generator
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Hiking
  • Kitchen
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Oven
  • Parking
  • Pedal Boat
  • Picnic Table
  • Playground
  • Shower
  • Swimming
  • Towels
  • Window A/C



Sales Tax - 6.35%
TrRm Tax - 5.25%


Booking Fee - 1.90%
Cleaning Fee - $250.00
Security Deposit Waiver $3000 - $69.00
Optional American Express Credit Card Fee - 2.00%

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations are refundable, less a 7% reservation fee, if cancelled more than 30 days (for cabins) or 90 days (for lodges) prior to scheduled check-in date. All cancellations must be made in writing (email preferred, fax or letter is acceptable). For cancellations less than 30 days (cabins) or 90 days (lodges) before check-in date, any and all payments are forfeited, unless dates are booked and paid for again by another party.(“Cabins” include: Ranch Cabin, White Pine Cabin, Canyon View Cabin, Bunkhouse Cabin, Four Corners Loft, Moab Guest Cabin, and Moab Rockhouse, Elk\'s Grove, etc... “Lodges” include: Blue Mnt. Lodge, Camp Jackson Retreat, and Grist Mill Lodge, Lasal Mountain Lodge, etc...).

Deposit Policy

Any reservation made more than 30 days prior to your arrival date requires a down payment of 25% of the total rental charges to confirm the dates. Reservations made within 30 days of your arrival date require 100% payment to confirm your reservation.


Daily Rate: 695 - 895 per night
- Rate varies due to seasonality and holidays.
- Please select your dates on our online booking calendar for an exact quote.

Owner Details

Name: Canyonlands Lodging
Phone: 435-220-1050

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Listing #: 4-33843
Date Added: 11/16/2012
Type: Resort
Sleeps: 70
Bedrooms: 8+
Bathrooms: 8+
Pets Allowed: Yes
Children Allowed: Yes
Pool: No
Smoking: No
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