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

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Harrowing drive, but the best drive of my live

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Brighton, Michigan

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Brighton, Michigan
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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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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Weston, West Virginia, United States
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 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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Lehi, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This is a great place to get away for a drive with plenty of solitude and views. Also, the camping out here, if you reserve a site, is a great place to get shots/views of the night sky without the interference from nearby cities, as there are none!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Scenic Loop around west side of park. However, this is over 100 miles of rough desert road, and best done in a two day trip. Hot and dry. Recommend try the first part and go to see the arch, then return the same way, unless you plan to tent camp on the way.

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Address: Canyonlands National Park, UT 84532
Phone Number: 435-719-2313
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Canyonlands National Park

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