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The Best Scenic Drives in Moab

There are hundreds of hikes available to visitors in the Moab area; but for those with limited walking capabilities or desires Moab’s also has some amazing scenic drives. Whether it’s a drive through one of the national parks, a riverside outing, or a woodland excursion; visitors are sure to see endless beauty and panoramic views.

Scenic Byway 128 Colorado River

Upper Colorado River Scenic Byway U-128

On the North end of Moab, a scenic gem awaits. Scenic Byway U-128 will have you in awe with each curve of the 44-mile route. Locally known as River Road, the highway is a natural masterpiece of red-rock walls and formations. There are endless opportunities for camping, hiking, bouldering, river adventures, and more. From the tight canyon walls of the lower canyon to the open fields and spires of the Castle and Professor valleys, panoramic views are stunning.

Potash Road

Potash Road - Lower Colorado River Scenic Byway U-279

Scenic Byway U-279, also known as Potash Road, is a beautiful drive along the river encompassed in tight canyon walls. The highway offers many opportunities for rock climbing routes, 4x4 trails, serene campgrounds, mountain biking trails, and hiking paths.

Canyonlands National Park Dead Horse

Dead Horse Point Scenic Byway U-313

Looking for an incredible sunset experience? Scenic Byway U-313 to Dead Horse Point is just the thing. But it offers so, so much more than stellar sunsets. The 22-mile drive shows off a very unique and unbelievable view of the Moab area.

Ia Sal Loop

La Sal Loop

It’s impossible not to notice the La Sal Mountains towering above the town of Moab. Less than a thirty minute drive, the La Sal Mountains boast alpine peaks and canyons that provide a stunning contrast to Moab’s red rocks. However, it’s the views from the heights of the mountain that overlook the craggy, red cliffs and canyons below that are truly mind-blowing.

Kane Creek Road

Kane Creek

Enjoy a scenic drive down a winding riverside road. With red canyon walls towering on your left and the open river spanning out to your right, the incredible views are sure to take your breath away.

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Moab’s Best Tours

Moab Hummer Tours Side Climbing
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Sun DividerFree Insiders Guide to Moab, UT

What to take, where to eat, where to stay, what to do, and a few little secrets on the side. Our Moab Insiders Guide will provide you with all the essentials for a perfect Moab experience.

Moab Insders Guide