Lower Onion Creek Group Sites

Moab, Utah

Overview

The Lower Onion Creek Group Sites are located along the banks of the Colorado River. The sites are ideal for small family or group gatherings of 15-30 people (parking is limited and can accomodate only one large RV or truck w/trailer). Lower Onion is also a launch site for river trips. Within close proximity to national parks and open space, outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy hiking, mountain biking, whitewater rafting and four-wheel drive tours in the surrounding area. The town of Moab is approximately 40 minutes away and has dining, shopping, sports rentals, tour companies and museums.

Recreation

This location is close to hiking, mountain biking and four-wheel driving opportunities and is a launch site for river running on the Colorado River.

Facilities

Group sites have fire grates, picnic tables, vault toilets and shade shelters. The group sites do not have water, dump stations or electric hook-ups. A boat ramp is in the campground and near the group sites.

Natural Features

The group sites are located along the Colorado River offering spectacular view of the red rock canyons, buttes, mesas and spires against the backdrop of the nearby La Sal Mountains. A dry creek runs along the back of Group Site A (watch for flash-flooding)!

Nearby Attractions

There are many hiking, mountain biking and four-wheel drive trails along Hwy. 128. The Fisher Towers area offers hiking, rock climbing and scenic vistas. Lower Onion Creek is about 40 minutes from Arches National Park and one hour from Canyonlands National Park.

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