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Warner Lake, Utah Campground Photos, Directions & Reservations

Warner Lake Photos

Warner Lake Photos
Warner Lake Photos
Warner Lake Photos
Warner Lake Photos
Warner Lake Photos


Warner Lake Campground and Cabin are located high in the La Sal Mountains at an elevation of 9,400 feet, next to beautiful Warner Lake. Visitors enjoy fishing, canoeing, kayaking and exploring many local trails.


Warner Lake boasts a campground and a rustic cabin. The campground contains one group site that can accommodate up to 50 people; several single-family sites are also available. Picnic tables, campfire rings and utility tables are provided, as are vault toilets. Roads and parking spurs within the site are gravel.

The two-room cabin can sleep four people on two sets of bunk beds with mattresses. Linens and bedding are not provided.

The kitchen is equipped with a propane stove/oven, solar powered lighting, table and chairs. and patio furniture. While the cabin has basic kitchenware, guests are encouraged to bring their own cooking supplies including basic staples and water. A picnic table, campfire ring and vault toilet are located outside the cabin.

Natural Features

A dense forest of aspens provides partial shade and spectacular autumn color. The lake and precipitous, 11,634′ Haystack Mountain are visible from a few campsites and the front porch of the cabin. Short foot trails lead to the shore.


The lake offers rainbow trout fishing, canoeing and kayaking. An extensive trail system is located around Warner Lake, encompassing the Trans-Mountain Trail, Miners Basin Trail, Warner Lake-Oowah Lake Trail, Burro Pass Trail and Dry Fork-Beaver Basin Trail. A trailhead is located in the campground, and many others are available in the surrounding area.

Recreation Sites

  • Standard Nonelectric
  • Cabin Electric
  • Group Tent Only Area Nonelectric
  • Overnight


  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Day Use Area
  • Kayaking
  • Paddling
  • Picnicking
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drive
  • Star Gazing
  • Swimming


  • Campfire Rings
  • Parking Area
  • Self Pay Station
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
  • Picnic Tables

Directions and Contact Information

From Moab, the fastest access (about 1 hour) to Warner Lake Campground is by driving south on Highway 191. Drive 7.8 miles south of Moab and turn east (left) onto Old Airport Road (sign has arrow to La Sal Loop Road, National Forest Access). Turn south (right) at the T-intersection with the Spanish Valley Drive/La Sal Mountain Loop Road (sign has arrows pointing to La Sal Mtn. Loop Rd and Ken’s Lake). Continue 13.5 miles to the Warner Lake turnoff. Turn east (right) and drive 5 miles to the campground and cabin on this gravel road.

Please be aware the some GPS or driving apps are giving the wrong information and directing people on 4WD roads or to locked gates. Make sure your directions are accurate before following them blindly,

Need to Know

  • Water is avaialble, but not yet tested for human consumption. Please bring your own.
  • Most campsites can accommodate two vehicles; if vehicles do not fit in parking space, an additional campsite must be paid for in which to park vehicles
  • Click here for more information on the Manti-La Sal National Forest
  • No pets are allowed in the cabin
  • Don’t Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit

Location Map

Latitude 38° 31′ 12.7200″ N
Longitude 109° 16′ 34.3200″ W

Phone Number

For facility specific information, please call (435) 259-7155.

Additional Information

Utah State Tourism
Utah State Road Conditions

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