The Best Local Attractions and Activities

Beyond the Park

Discover the best local attractions and activities beyond Castle Gate RV Park in Helper, Utah. From historic sites to unique dining options, outdoor adventures, annual events, and day trips, there’s so much to see and experience.

Local Events & Festivals

Adventure Right Here in Helper, Utah

Discover the Rich History of Helper

Stroll down Historic Helper’s Main Street and visit the:

Get Your Adventure Fix in Helper

  • Access hundreds of miles of ATV, hiking, and mountain bike trails right from the park.
  • Go rock climbing, kayaking, fly fishing, or horseback riding.
  • Tee off at nearby Carbon County Country Club.
  • Take a scenic walk down the River Walk.
  • Go fishing at Gigliotti’s Pond, located at the north end of town.
  • Set your sights on stargazing. Helper is an International Dark Sky Community.

Satisfy Your Cravings With the Diverse Dining Options in Helper

Additional businesses in town include a post office, book store, bank, liquor store, barber shop, beauty salon, gas station, bowling alley, hardware store, ice cream shop, dentist office, and medical clinic.

Train-Watching in Helper is a Magical Experience for Enthusiasts

Helper is a vibrant railroad town with some of the best train-watching spots in the country. Watch about 10 trains pass by the park daily, lasting around 90 seconds each, without blaring horns.

Day Trips Outside Helper


  • Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry houses the densest concentration of Jurassic dinosaur fossils ever found. (35.6 miles from our park)
  • The San Rafael Swell boasts jaw-dropping views of the Wedge and the “Little Grand Canyon.” (1-hour drive)
  • North Springs Shooting Range is a world-class shooting range in Carbon County. (30-minute drive)
  • Visit Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, and Dead Horse Point State Park. (2-hour drives)
  • Helper is a stop for Amtrack, which affords an opportunity for scenic day trips into Colorado. (Approximately a 3-hour Amtrak ride to Grand Junction, CO)

Ready To Explore Helper and the Surrounding Area?

Let our team help you find the local events and point you to the best areas in town. We’re here to ensure your trip is unforgettable!

Contact Us

Castle Gate RV Park
1020 Spring Glen Road
Helper, UT 84526

(435) 472-2267