The only thing that might make your eyes water at Lower Onion Creek are the spectacular views of Moab’s ancient desert landscape. In the heart of the Richardson Amphitheater, the vistas from this camping area prove to be an orchestra of desert beauty. Your eyes will gaze up the red rock formations of Fisher Towers and wander down the curving tranquil waters of the Colorado River corridor, all from the comfort of your shady campsite.
Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
22 sites
Up to guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Lower Onion Creek Campground.

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Michaela
Michaela M.
recommends this listing.
August 29th, 2018

no , not yet LOL, going to !

Hipcamper TAYLOR
Taylor H.
didn't provide a recommendation.
January 16th, 2018

During the day, there’s no better view of the Colorado River and surrounding formations, and at night, be sure to take a look at the sky. This campground has that secluded feel, but is an easy 20 minutes drive down the River Road from Moab.

The view of the distant Fisher Towers during an early morning sunrise
Hipcamper Madison
Madison D.
didn't provide a recommendation.
November 8th, 2017

This was a great secluded campground. Tucked in away from HWY 128 with great access to the Colorado River. The sunset was beautiful. 360 degrees of breathtaking formations that were beautifully silhouetted.

Pros: Sites were very large and there was hardly anyone around.
Cons: Bathrooms were very primitive and there was absolutely not protection from the weather.

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Hipcamper Taylor H.
recommends this listing.
January 16th, 2018
Hipcamper Madison D.
recommends this listing.
November 8th, 2017
Hipcamper Kyle F.
recommends this listing.
March 12th, 2017
Hipcamper Ash B.
recommends this listing.
February 13th, 2017
Moab Field Office
United States
Phone Number
(435) 259-2100
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38.737° N, 109.359° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 50 people per site)
Tent / RV / Trailer: 21 Sites
(Up to people per site)