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Colorado Riverway Recreation Area

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Address: Route 128, Moab, UT
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Incredible Views

Traveling 128 along the river was recommended by a friend do ours. Great recommendation super views of not only the river, but if the rock formations and cliffs on the other side.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin R
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Whitingham, Vermont
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Reno, United States
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Arrived in town too early to check-in to hotel, so took a drive up the river, happy I did. Very scenic two lane road. Also saw many side excursions if I had the time.

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Whitingham, Vermont
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling 128 along the river was recommended by a friend do ours. Great recommendation super views of not only the river, but if the rock formations and cliffs on the other side.

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Horton, KS
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose the Sound and Light Show with Dinner tour. A great dinner was served in the dining hall before the riverboat. Good BBQ meats with generous helpings and your choice of foods. This was an excellent trip. The riverboat sound and light show was beautiful and informative. Learned a lot of history. Lee was a great host and presented... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You won't want to miss the sights as you meander along the river. Stop and examine the photo ops and look at the campsite locations.

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Golden
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Road Trip to Moab from Colorado to Utah. The Riverway Area was beautiful and full of eye catching sites.

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Moreno Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Because we were during the winter, we were not able to take advantage of many recreational activities. There are several dry campgrounds and a couple with restrooms.It appeared that there were easy access to the river and trail heads in the area.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

We heard about this area from people that were staying at the same Inn we were at. As we'd come to Moab from I-70 on more than one occasion we welcomed the chance to see more of the area. If you are leaving Moab, Highway 128 starts very near the Colorado River. The highway winds through rugged, beautiful terrain following... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This area is gorgeous! There is something for everyone here-hiking trails, biking trails, Jeep trails, not to mention river trips and lovely campgrounds.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

we took two drives in this canyon and also camped there. if it was summer, it would have probably been hard to find a spot, but being november, it was quiet and peaceful. toilets were along the route, so that made travel nice. no gas or food though! i definitely recommend driving this road, and also walk across the bridge... More 

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Center Valley, PA
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I drove Utah 128 down from I70 to Moab. As others have noted, the northern part of this drive is not very scenic, but the southern part through the canyons is wonderful. This drive confirms that not all wonderful views are inside the national parks. The passenger has the best view, since it is not possible for... More 

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