Onion Creek, Fisher Towers

Total Miles
12.6

Elevation

1,722.38 ft

Duration

2 Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This fun drive is open to unlicensed vehicles, but you'll need to stay on the main road. There's an opportunity to get up close to Fisher Towers by taking a short hike that concludes with an overlook of Onion Creek. Be sure not to drive in the creek unless you're specifically crossing it.

Photos of Onion Creek, Fisher Towers

Onion Creek, Fisher Towers
Onion Creek, Fisher Towers
Onion Creek, Fisher Towers

Difficulty

Easy. A car can do it under normal conditions. Four-wheel drive may be needed after a storm. Slippery when wet at the end as you climb out of canyon. Creek is usually a trickle, but can be deep after heavy rains. Flash floods are possible.

Technical Rating

3

Status Reports

David Phillips
May 21, 2024
2021 Jeep Gladiator
Open
Normal
Tiffany Smith
May 03, 2024
2022 Ford Bronco
Open
Muddy/Wet
Water levels at the 29 crossings were higher than usual. Bumper high on my bronco with 37’s at some crossings.
Dave Whitaker
Mar 15, 2024
2022 Ford Bronco
Open
Normal
Steven Urich
Mar 12, 2024
Open

Access Description

From Highway 191 north of Moab, take Highway 128 along the Colorado River 20.2 miles. Turn right on well-marked Onion Creek Road soon after mile marker 20. The turn for Fisher Towers is another 0.8 mile.

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