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Colorado Riverway Recreation Area

Route 128, Moab, UT
+1 800-635-6622
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Great Scenic Drive

We took Route 128 on leaving Moab for Salt Lake. It added a 1.5 hour to the trip but was well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Omak, Washington

Nice ride, so happy to take this road since it is a good way to see the Colorado river. Our... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Rice Lake, Wisconsin
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Route 128, Moab, UT
+1 800-635-6622
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took Route 128 on leaving Moab for Salt Lake. It added a 1.5 hour to the trip but was well worth it as we had the time. It is a slow drive but filled with plenty of scenic vistas following the river for the...More

Thank JERRYG448
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Nice ride, so happy to take this road since it is a good way to see the Colorado river. Our destination was a winery that had great wines.

Thank lancette
Reviewed 24 October 2017

If you want to take a day off from Hiking this is a great drive where you can see the lands where great movies were made like Res Bravo. Route 128 follows the river and then you can loop south through the edge of the...More

Thank popshikes
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This year drove south on 128 into Moab. It's a beautiful drive. A great side trip into Castle Valley. Lots of camping that I will explore next time. Unbelievably dramatic river and red rock views. Absolutely worth the drive and worth exploring.

Thank Jane-Ellen S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is an easy side trip from the Moab/Arches area. The full trip can be done in a couple of hours or less (maybe 3 hours with photo stops). The loop follows Utah Route 128 and can be done by entering just north of town,...More

Thank allme
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Although we did not access the river, looks like there are many good places to do so. Also a lovely bike trail that follows the river. There was camping and lodging right next to the river. The road joins Colorado National Monument and Arches NP.

Thank Charlie R
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Wish we could have driven farther but we were on a mission to find dinosaur foot prints and petroglyphs. The turnout for the dinosaur prints was dusted over with sand which made driving difficult. Their was some signage for the petroglyphs but they're hard to...More

Thank Linnbada
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This is perhaps the most scenic 40 miles or so in the United States! The views of the Colorado River and valley on Utah 128 are hard to beat. I'd love to spend a day floating down the river toward Moab. Every turn was more...More

Thank TRx2
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It is worth taking this short detour from Moab. Great scenery of the mountains and Colorado River. You can find a place for a picnic, bike ride or stroll. Or, the more adventurous can go rafting!

2  Thank 448andyk
Reviewed 8 September 2017

did commercial rafting trip and river and scenery was wonderful. some class 2 rapids at this time of year so it was fun without being dangerous. could picture being in a western film and the cliffs were beautiful

Thank jimwooten
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2 October 2015|
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Response from Andrew M | Reviewed this property |
We saw many campers (tents, rv) along the river. Boats, Canoues and Kayakers. Did not see any toilets or hookups. We were not looking
Kimberly J
22 July 2015|
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Response from YAYASister70128 | Reviewed this property |
There are small campgrounds along the river, very bare bones, with pit toilets and I think a running water source. We stopped to use the toilet at one. As mentioned there are a couple really nice Dude Ranches up towards... More