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Upper Onion Creek Campground

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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…

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

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

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  • Verizon
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Site Types

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


For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


7 Reviews of Upper Onion Creek Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Laura M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 21, 2022

OK But Not Our Favorite

We drove through this campground to check it out, but found it too open and exposed and too full of trucks with ATVs, so we decided to move on to Lower Onion Creek. 

A few of the sites are walk up, meaning you park your car and set up camp further away from the loop, which was nice. The sites…

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Reviewed Oct. 12, 2020


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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Upper Onion Creek Campground is located in Utah

Detail location of campground


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.


38.43353003 N
109.20704067 W

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