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Upper Onion Creek Campground

6 Reviews

About This Campground

Bureau of Land Management

Upper Onion Creek Campground offers striking views of the Colorado River canyon and the surrounding red rock cliffs, mesas and spires, with the La Sal Mountains as a dramatic back-drop. Individual sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Two group sites, Upper Onion Creek Group Sites…

Fee Info

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

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

6 Reviews of Upper Onion Creek Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 1
  • 5
Lauren
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2020

Amazing!

We were looking for a campsite away from the business along the river and were So excited to have found this gem. We drove through lower onion creek first (right on the river but other than that, very blah from what we saw, and some lady had her two dogs running around into other peoples sites off…

EThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2020

Great spot!

Spacious sites in a quiet area, a little less busy than right in Moab. We stayed at site 8 and had the perfect tree to hang my hammock in. The wind rocked me all night long it was amazing. The site is maybe a few hundred feet from where you park and just a tiny walk up from the site brings amazing…

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hannah K.
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2020

Perfect spot to wake up to

Ended up here after hours of searching for a campsite. We’re car camping so we prefer a pretty view, but it isn’t necessary. This place ended up being our IDEAL spot. Smelly toilet- no showers or running water. But great fire pits and wonderful neighbors. Loved it here. Great for night photography!

  • Sunrise view from site #6
  • Basic set up
  • Night photography

Location

Upper Onion Creek Campground is located in Utah

Directions

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

Coordinates

38.43353003 N
109.20704067 W

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About This Campground

Upper Onion Creek Campground offers striking views of the Colorado River canyon and the surrounding red rock cliffs, mesas and spires, with the La Sal Mountains as a dramatic back-drop. Individual sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Two group sites, Upper Onion Creek Group Sites A and B, are available for reservation through Recreation.gov. Well-situated 0.7 miles off SR 128, there is direct access to the Onion Creek four-wheel drive road (watch for seasonal rains and flash floods). The town of Moab is approximately 40 minutes away and has dining, shopping, sports rentals, tour companies and museums. Fees: $20/night Water: No Toilets: Yes Hook-ups: No Individual Sites: 14 (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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