Moab Things to Do

  • Fisher Towers on left
    Fisher Towers on left
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  • Sunrise from Devil's Garden campground.
    Sunrise from Devil's Garden campground.
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  • 1. Arches National Park

    Some wonderful hiking trails, all not very long and some very easy to walk from the car. A good mix with some primitive trails and well maintained trails. Entry into the park is only $10 and good for...

  • 2. Canyonlands National Park

    This is the other National Park within spittin' distance (or at least part of it is), and one I prefer to Arches due to a lot fewer bodies to contend with and...

  • 3. Outrageous Hike #1: Fisher Towers

    This is a 5-star, must-do for hikers!! We did it on an overcast morning that we'd hoped would clear off but no go; due to grey clouds and flat lighting, my...

  • 4. Island in the Sky - Canyonlands N.P.

    This is a nice day trip from Moab. One of three section in Canyonlands National Park. The entry fee is $10 and the access road is an in and out drive. It has a...

  • 5. Petroglyphs at Poison Spider trail head

    From the parking lot, walk the trail that leads to the slab with the dinosaur tracks. Work your way up to the cliff above. Along that wall and on a few fallen...

  • 6. Petroglyphs on Potash

    Just north of Moab driving out on route 191, look for Potash Road just after the Colorado River. Turn left on Potash and about one mile down the road you will...

  • 7. Dinosaurs at Poison Spider trail head

    There are dinosaur tracks and fossils all over Moab. One of the easiest to access is the few tracks on a slab at the Poison Spider access off of Potash Road....

  • 8. Adaptive Whitewater Rafting in Moab, Utah

    Splore runs adaptive whitewater rafting programs out of Moab, Utah for people with disabilities and special needs. Their trips are FANTASTIC! The staff is...

  • 9. The popular Delicate Arch hike

    Three miles round trip. A lot of people in July during 100 degree heat didn't make it to the arch for a lack of water and shade. You can view Delicate Arch from...

  • 10. Beyond the Trails

    Allergic to the Great Outdoors? Go to New York - you'll be miserable here. Everyone else? This could be the best vacation you ever had. Proximity to the...

  • 11. "Rock Art" Road Tour: Moonflower Canyon

    Sadly, this is one of the more vandalized sites on the route but I'm giving it special mention because it's near the mouth of a pretty box canyon that's worth a...

  • 12. "Rock Art" Road Tour: Courthouse Wash

    This is the best of all the "Rock Art Tour" stops but also the one that involves the most work. High up in a rock alcove overlooking Hwy 191 is a very old and...

  • 13. Putter on the Parkway

    We were having a post-hike brew at Woody's and noticed a creek just below the patio with a paved trail running alongside; hmmm, let's take a look? Turns out it...

  • 14. "Rock Art" Road Tour: Jug Handle Arch

    I'll give this one a mention 'cause it's a cheap and easy way for non-hikers or people not visiting the national park to see an arch. It's on a dirt road spur...

  • 15. "Rock Art" Road Tour

    Ancient hunter-gatherers and later indigenous peoples carved (pertroglyph) or painted (pictograph) images of animals, people and mystical shapes into...

  • 16. Where to start

    Moab has a terrific info center where you can get the skinny on road conditions, hotels, restaurants, trails and park info, and pick up brochures for things to...

  • 17. The Fisher Towers

    Was there someone named Fisher after whom these were named? Today, nobody knows, but there's a theory a bureaucrat was told to name them "fissure" towers and it...

  • 18. Dead Horse Point State Park

    The main reason to visit this State Park is to enjoy the fabulous view over the canyonlands and the winding Colorado River below. It is 2000 feet down to the...

  • 19. Newspaper Rock Recreation Area

    En route to Moab, we stopped briefly at Newspaper Rock to have a look at the ancient petroglyphs left by the Puebloan people hundreds of years ago.The sandstone...

  • 20. Monitor & Merimac Buttes

    These are pictures from the distant Hwy 313 that leads to Canyonlands and Dead Horse Park. They views are great, and there is a marker sign along the road to...

  • 21. Manti-LaSAl Mountains

    They are an impressive 13,000 feet high at the peak. The range stretches for miles along the east side of Hwy 191 for 18 miles. They are located in a national...

  • 22. Moab Views are Why YOu Came Here

    The views are fabulous and make a person feel humble with the aura of the magnificent colors and the buttes/crest surrounding this town. Almost beyond...

  • 23. Mill Creek Swimming Hole

    Think you would like to go swim where the locals go? WELL, right off Mill Creek Dr is this little park that leads to a long trek into the poll and creek areas....

  • 24. Jug Handle Arch

    Yes-there is another one to see, and it is different form others. It is called jug handle because-guess. The views are from different angles for impact. The...

  • 25. Indian writings-Potash Rd

    Right along the road are a lot of petroglyphs and most stand out very well. They are high up, so as not to be disturbed. The writings tell it all if you can...

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