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Yellow Rock Tour Grand Staircase
"The slot canyons and rock formations of southern Utah comprise some of the most challenging and demanding terrain in North America. Painted rocks jut out of a broken landscape of ancient riverbeds sheer cliffs and bald sandstone domes of varying shades of red orange and yellow. Scrub brush and desert plants cling to life across dry rock plateaus while lush cottonwoods provide shade from the sun along rare creeks and streams.  Much of the landscape was once part of an ancient sea floor millions of ye and while the imposing terrain appears nearly inaccessible at first it provides rare opportunities to capture scenes of aching beauty and unique vistas for those willing to brave the steep slopes of the ancient rock formations.  Your hike up one of these formations the Yellow Rock
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Guided Half-Day Mountain Bike Tour in Moab
"Meet your tour guide at your preferred departure time for a half-day guided bike tour from Moab. Bring your own bike or rent one from the local cyclery -- helmet water bottle and professional tour guide are included.It is advised that you wear comfortable riding shorts and shoes and gloves. Don't forget a snack and your camera. Hydration packs are strongly suggested. You will have the choice to ri"""Experience the best of Moab by mountain bike! Challenge your athletic ability and get your adrenaline pumping as you explore Moab. On this 4-hour guided mountain bike tour you have the option of bringing your own bike or renting a full suspension mountain bike. Bottled water and guide are included."title=Highlights&1=4-hour+mountain+bike+tour+in+Moab&2=Ride+your+own+bike+or+rent+a+full-suspension+mountain+bike&3=Explore+dusty+biking+trails+around+Moab+with+a+guide&4=Choose+from+a+range+of+different+routes+of+varying+difficulty&5=Ride+to+Deadhorse+Po""
From $65.00
 
Guided Full-Day Mountain Bike Tour in Moab
"Your tour will depart from the heart of Moab and includes bicycle rental (if option selected) helmet water bottle and professional tour guide.Please remember to wear a comfortable pair of riding shorts and shoes a snack and your camera. It is recommended that you bring a hydration pack. Helmets are available if you don't bring your own and you can also rent SPD shoes if needed.Choose from different trail options and set off for a day of riding!
From $110.00

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Hiking

Ah, so I see you've read my previous post and are all set to do this: you're in for big fun! Directions on how to reach the trailhead are below. This is very close to Goblin Valley State Park so...
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Hanksville Cemetery

Hanksville took its name from one Ebenezer Hanks: an original Mormon founder of the town in 1882 when it was a sparse settlement known as Graves Valley. He was a busy individual: one-time mayor of...
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goodfish
May 01, 2015

Go to the bar

I have to update this too now that Duke's is serving beer and wine - although because of Utah's bizarre liquor laws you probably have to order food to get at it, and they don't have a "bar" per se....
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goodfish
Oct 22, 2014

Pictographs at Horseshoe Canyon

One of the primary reasons we came to Hanksville was to hike the Horseshoe Canyon unit of Canyonlands National Park. Other than the Maze, this is the most remote section of Canyonlands to access, is a...
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goodfish
Oct 20, 2013

Goblin Valley State Park

Music from "Tales from Topographic Oceans" was humming through my head as what I was seeing looked like the cover of a Yes album. Or a sci-fi movie - which indeed at least one has been filmed here....
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goodfish
Aug 02, 2012

Recyclasaurs and other oddities

A disintegrating wreck of a motel on the highway is guarded by a menagerie of fierce creatures of unknown ilk; it looks like Invasion of the Killer Trash Heap. Venturing within 10 feet of them...
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goodfish
Oct 22, 2011
 
 
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Take pictures of old stuff

Some neat old buildings and a camera can kill an hour or so. Some of the local canines will probably come along too. They're all very friendly and enjoy a little scratch about the ears.
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Aug 02, 2012

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90 So. Highway 95, PO Box 158, 84734
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"Welcome to Hanksville"
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WinInZion

"Hanksville - Nowhere in a good way"
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RAINBOWWINGS

"Hanksville, Utah"
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wesssley

"hanksville rocks, as in it's cool, and stuff"
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mikehanneman

"Out of this World"
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