Westwater Canyon Recreation Site

Near Cisco, Utah

Westwater Canyon Recreation Site does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


The Bureau of Land Management's Moab Field Office manages Westwater Canyon. A contact station and ranger residence is located at the put-in. River Rangers conduct permit and equipment checks, provide information, and patrol the Canyon. Trash service is available and drinking water may be available March-November. Please do not depend upon this water source for your trip's water needs as the system is not always operational. The closest services (i.e., gas, telephone) are in Mack, CO and Thompson Springs, UT, both of which are located along I-70.Camping at the Ranger Station Arriving at the Ranger Station the evening before your launch date makes it possible to rig in advance and be ready for an early launch the next day. If you choose to do this, make sure you don't block the ramp with your boat(s) and equipment -- there is plenty of space to tie up boats upstream and downstream of the main boat ramp. There are seven first come, first served campsites at the put-in for public use. A $20.00 fee is charged for camping at these sites. This fee is retained for use here at the Westwater facility.