What to take, where to eat, where to stay, what to do, and a few little secrets on the side. Not unlike your own personal Jiminy Cricket, (minus the worries of the little guy getting smooshed) the Moab Insiders Guide will provide you with all the essentials for a perfect Moab experience
the red rock wonders of Arches National Park, the incredible sandstone
landscapes of Canyonlands National Park, and the Breathtaking Forest of
the La Sal Mountains, Moab offers endless opportunity for sight-seeing
and exploration. This makes it the perfect destination for your next adventure.
Whether you choose to see Moab's one-of-a-kind scenery on a guided
tour or on your own, you're sure to enjoy enjoy every second.
Arches National Park preserves over two thousand natural sandstone arches,
including the world-famous Delicate Arch, in addition to a variety of
unique geological resources and formations. In some areas, faulting has
exposed millions of years of geologic history.The extraordinary features
of the park, including balanced rocks, fins and pinnacles, are highlighted
by a striking environment of contrasting colors, landforms and textures. » Learn more about Arches
Canyonlands National Park preserves a colorful landscape of sedimentary
sandstones eroded into countless canyons, mesas and buttes by the Colorado
River and its tributaries. the park sits in a vast basin bordered by sheer
cliffs of Wingate Sandstone.
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Located about 25 miles from Moab, Dead Horse Point is a popular destination
for a day-trip. The central feature of the park is the spectacular vista
that opens up as you stand on the edge of a 2,000 cliff overlooking Canyonlands
National Park. » Learn More
about Dead Horse Point State Park
Along the eastern Utah border near Moab, the La Sal Mountains rise 12,721
feet above sea level. This part of the Forest provides climatic relief
to the desert of the Colorado River Plateau. Narrow forest roads lead
travelers to the high mountain passes, and into narrow canyons like Dark
Canyon where the crystalline rock structure of the peaks is exposed for
all to see or into Mill Creek where Oowah Lake sparkles as a small jewel
amid spruce trees.
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about the La Sal Mountains
Whether you choose to see the La Sal Mountains to the southeast, Arches
National Park to the north, or the redrock backcountry by 4x4,
Moab offers plenty of options for scenic drives, peering over majestic
viewpoints, and creating wonderful memories.
possible scenic drives