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Address: Canyonlands National Park, UT 84532
Phone Number: 435-719-2313
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100-mile road which most visitors bike or drive by four-wheel vehicles.

100-mile road which most visitors bike or drive by four-wheel vehicles.

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$156*
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Canyonlands National Park White Rim Trail by 4x4
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$138*
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Moab Combo: Colorado River Rafting and Canyonlands National Park

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Mussleman Arch!

We traveled a relatively short distance on the White Rim Road from the Shafer Trail to Mussleman Arch. I would love to take 2 or 3 days and travel the entire White Rim Road but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
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Hell, Michigan

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Hell, Michigan
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622 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 531 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We traveled a relatively short distance on the White Rim Road from the Shafer Trail to Mussleman Arch. I would love to take 2 or 3 days and travel the entire White Rim Road but we loved the portion of the road we saw. The Colorado River Overlook and Mussleman Arch were both interesting to see.

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Silverdale, Washington
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108 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

This trip is a bucket list item for sure if you love the southwest, rocks and awe inspiring vistas. We took a two day jeep trip and it took all of it. If you like to go fast this is not your trip. The photo ops ranged from magnificent landscapes to desert big horn sheep. Morning light and evening sunsets... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This was the most spectacular drive on the planet! IT SHOULD BE ONE WAY! there is a drive up the face of a cliff, and by the time we got to the top, there were other drivers on their way down. Had it been half way through the trip up, there would have been no way for either party to... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We drove this road in one day. It took approximately 11-12 hours. We started at 6:00 am and we returned to Moab around 6:00 pm. There were a lot of scary moments when our car climbed up the really steep section and our driver did not see what will be next… Do we have turn to the right or to... More 

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Lakewood, California
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My wife and I spent three nights camping along the White Rim Road. Back country permits are required for camping and camp sites are limited and in high demand during spring and fall. I spent some late nights on line getting the sites I wanted. Also please note no camp fires are allowed along the road. You have to bring... More 

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1 Thank MicLaf9999
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25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I love this route. We only did a short amount of it on this trip and we were in Moab for Easter Jeep Safari. To do this road you should take at least three nights and camp along the road. There are designated sites and you will need permits. There is so much to see. We stop every quarter mile... More 

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1 Thank prelucir
Weston, West Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had a late start that day and got to the beginning of the road out of Moab at about 11:30 am. The views were spectacular, with rock formations towering 1000 feet above us and the Colorado/Green River almost a 1000 feet below us at times. The rock formations and colors were amazing. I told my friends that it was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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146 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Before I went on this trail, I have heard all the rumors about how Subarus/Minivans/BMW X3 are able to drive the 100 miles of White Rim Road. I even though about brining my Subaru Outback onto it. But now after I have gone through it, I absolutely have to say that you really need a high clearance 4WD to do... More 

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Santa Fe, NM
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The views and sheer beauty of this place rate a "6". Words can't describe what you'll see.... but I'm rating this a 4 because if you don't know what you are doing here, you can get yourself into serious trouble. The only camp sites available for the dates we went were 65 miles apart. We are a physically fit family... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Enjoyed a two day trip on White Rim Road with camping at White Crack and Hardscrabble B which were amazing. This is a 100 mile journey that definitely required a 4WD vehicle...much of the road can be done with 2WD but the climb up from Potato Bottom over Hardscrabble Hill would be very challenging simply due to the inclines. Having... More 

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