Oowah Lake

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Oowah Lake is a small 2.9 acre lake situated at 8800 feet in the La Sal Mountains located off Oowah Lake Road, Forest Road #076. The Department of Wildlife Resources of Utah (DWR) stocks this reservoir with Rainbow Trout.  It's located by Oowah Campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Conditions vary widely with weather events and during spring runoff. Check with the Moab Ranger District for updated information.
Open Season: May 2018
Restrictions: Check the Utah Division of Wildlife website for more information on fishing in Utah, along with where to purchase fishing licenses. http://wildlife.utah.gov/dwr/fishing/fishing-information.html
Closest Towns: Moab, UT
Water: None
Restroom: Toliet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Moab Ranger District (435) 259-7155

General Information

General Notes:

Latitude: 38 30' 3.1"N

Longitude: 109 16' 24.9"W

Datum: NAD83

Position Format: Degrees Minutes Seconds


From Moab, head south on US-191 and travel 7.8 miles. Turn left onto County Rd/Old Airport Rd. At the T-intersection, turn right onto the La Sal Mountain Loop Rd and travel for approximately 10 miles. Turn right at the Oowah sign onto Forest Road #076. Please drive slowly up the winding gravel road about 3 miles to Oowah Lake.

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