Oowah Campground

Area Status: Open

Oowah Lake Campground sits at 8800 ft. elevation in the spectacular La Sal mountains. There are 11 tent-only, first come/ first serve campsites next to the small but scenic Oowah Lake. Trailhead access from the campground includes the Clarks Lake, Boren Mesa, Moonlight Meadows, and Warner Lake trails. Hike a short distance for spectacular vistas of the Canyonlands region. There is also a day-use area with three large picnic tables. Fishing is also popular at this mountain lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Please call the Moab Ranger District if you need further information.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees: $10/Night for single unit
Usage: Heavy
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Moab Ranger District 435-259-7155

General Information


From Moab, go south on US 191 about 7 miles until you get to the Ken’s Lake/La Sal Mtn. Loop Road turn off, and turn left onto the county road.  Turn Right at the T-intersection and continue on the La Sal Loop road for approximately 10 miles.  Turn right at Oowah Campground sign (onto Forest Road 076).  Please drive slowly up the winding gravel road about 2.5 miles to Oowah Campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 11 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
Fire Information Fire Rings
No. of Accessible sites None
Sleeping Shelter None


Oowah Campground includes a day-use area with three large picnic tables.


Picnic tables: Three Large Picnic Tables
Toilets: Two Vault Toilets

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Map of recreation areas on the La Sal Mountains

Recreation Areas, La Sal