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An oasis in the desert

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Grandfather Fenton Whitney with family setting up camp across from Whitney Pockets

History of Aravada Springs

By Mark Rawlins | March 1, 2023

by Mark Rawlins, Owner Memories Connecting Past to Present Many of my most cherished memories came from our family’s yearly…

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The Hidden Secrets of Aravada Springs Vacations

By Aravada Springs | February 23, 2023

If you’re wondering what the hidden secrets of Aravada Springs vacation excursions are, then you’ve come to the right place.…

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Floating on tubes in pond at your Aravada Springs staycation site

Swim in our freshwater pond

What better way could there be to cool down and unwind after an adventure than by taking a quick dip in our fresh water swimming pond fed by nine natural springs. Come relax among lush green shade trees!

Horse team pulling wagon

Ride in horse drawn wagon

Face the western thrill of riding in our horse drawn wagon around the ranch. What fun to glimpse the mode of transportation of our pioneer heritage.


Pump Track Biking

Test your mountain bike skills on our new pump track. The sky is the limit on a pump track, where you can practice your jump techniques on dirt rollers and berms designed to be ridden without pedaling.


Go on a day hike

Experience the rugged beauty of the area by hiking and rock climbing in Little Finland, Whitney Pockets, Billy Goat Peak, and more—with a variety of terrain to match all ages and abilities. 

Boy and Grandpa fishing sitting off pier

Cast a line in our fish pond

Bond with loved ones while fishing. Imagine the delight of catching fish in our fish pond.


Frisbee Golf

Try your hand at frisbee golf at our new multi-hole disc golf course. With 1 or two players per team, the lowest number of total throws win the game!

Moon and stars in dark sky inside Parachant National Monument

Enjoy stargazing western skies

Far from sources of light and air pollution, our desert environment, remote location, and higher altitude combine to create near-perfect stargazing conditions.

Person hold pan with silt over a stream of water, in the act of panning for gold.

Pan for gold

Fire your imagination with gold panning. This is the process of sifting through piles of stream sediment with a special pan to find gold.



If you love competitive team shooting, you as a player eliminate opponents from play by hitting them with dye-filled gelatin capsules called paintballs that break upon impact. What fun!

ExplorationYour ATV Base Camp

Aravada Springs gives you a base camp to explore the more than 1000 miles of ATV-friendly trails that wind through the rugged, unparalleled beauty of the Gold Butte and Grand Canyon Parashant National Monuments.


Come stay in one of our authentic Gold Butte petroglyph inspired Tipis (or Tepees), or Miners' tents. You can also select the Bunk House, or one of our Deluxe Cabins.

Deluxe Cabins
Deluxe Cabins
Dry Camping
Dry Camping
Miners' Tents
Miners' Tents

GROUPS AND RESERVATIONSA place to connect with others, create and restore memories and rejuvenate.

Aravada Springs is the perfect Group Camping Destination that’s sure to delight groups of all sizes. We have everything you need to make the most memorable experience possible.


servicesGroups and Reservations

A place to connect with others, create and restore memories and rejuvenate.

ATV Groups




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Great for family gatherings, hiking, off-roading, campfires, cooking, and everything in between.