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Lower Onion Creek Campground

3 Reviews

About This Campground

Bureau of Land Management

Campsites are located along the banks of the Colorado River, offering vistas of the river canyon, Fisher Towers and the area's captivating red rock formations. Individual sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Two group sites, Lower Onion Creek Group Sites A and B, are available…

Fee Info

$20/night (Pay at campground-cash or check only)

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump

Reviews

3 Reviews of Lower Onion Creek Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Z
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2020

The night sky view is breathtaking

There is no shade but the stars view and the moon coming out the canyons are worth it Far away from the road with river access Not very busy

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Shariah T.
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2019

So hot. So fun.

Kayaking the Colorado River is always fun, might have almost died but still fun. We went during a hot week and boy was it hot. Hard to find shade other than the rock walls. Tons of fun tho. Lots of bugs

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Anthony P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 12, 2018

away from the Moab Crowds

I have been to this spot a few times. The best part is its outside of the crowds and sits right on the Colorado river. There are maybe 15-20 spots and 2 large group sites.The large group site is one of the most unique spots i have camped in. All of the other spots are fairly large, we had a bunch…

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Month of VisitJune

Location

Lower Onion Creek Campground is located in Utah

Directions

From the junction of Hwy. 191 & Hwy 128, drive east 22 miles along the Colorado River on Highway 128. Turn left (across from the "Fisher Towers" sign) and drive 1.5 miles on the gravel road to the campground.

Coordinates

38.73700016 N
109.359 W

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About This Campground

Campsites are located along the banks of the Colorado River, offering vistas of the river canyon, Fisher Towers and the area's captivating red rock formations. Individual sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Two group sites, Lower Onion Creek Group Sites A and B, are available for reservation through Recreation.gov. This campground has two boat ramps and is near popular 4WD roads, rock climbing, hiking and rafting opportunities. (Do not enter the river without life jackets; it has dangerous under currents.). Individual Sites: 21 (limited to 10 people & two vehicles per site); Group Sites: 2 (reservable); Water: No; Toilets: Yes; Hook-ups: No.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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