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Hole 'N the Rock

Address: 11037 South Highway 191, Moab, UT 84532
Phone Number: 435-686-2250
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Ranked #16 of 24 Attractions in Moab
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Owner description: This 14-room home, built in 1945 by its eccentric owner, is a definite must if you're driving near...
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: This 14-room home, built in 1945 by its eccentric owner, is a definite must if you're driving near Moab.
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Seoul, South Korea
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

For a truly unique experience that you will always remember, you have to stop at Hole N' the Rock and take a "house" tour. I have done it twice now. Once in 2003 and again in 2011. Like I stated before, it will be one of the most unique tours you will ever take in your life. This guy built... More 

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Perth, Australia
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183 reviews 183 reviews
18 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This place has lots of cheap tourist crap. And the zoo is a hell-hole for the animals. It stinks and the animals look very dejected and have pavlovian responses to seeing a human in the expectation of a food reward. I wish I hadn't spent $4.50 to enter the zoo as it just encourages the owners to keep this sad... More 

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Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina
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93 reviews 93 reviews
12 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We took the tour which included a lot of very interesting history. It's basically a home blown into a mountain/rock by dynamite….with rooms, a fireplace, even a bathroom and kitchen. The grounds also have tons of unique art and antiques to view. There's even a zoo and a gift shop. We did not go into the zoo but browsed everywhere... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The entire property, incl zoo, animals, artwork, is currently for sale, 2.5 million. I went here with expectations of a cheesy tourist trap. At first, I was pleasantly surprised. We visited the store which had some cool old things. The woman behind the counter was exceptionally nice and said she'd been there since they opened. We bought food for the... More 

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Wyndee H, Owner at Hole 'N the Rock, responded to this review

I am really saddened by the fact that you needed to go to social media after our conversation that day. After trying to calm your fears, I was the first one to tell you to feel free to go further and put in a complaint with the USDA if you still felt the need, but to go public and state... More 

Cortez
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

We stopped and visited the home and toured the zoo. We loved feeding the animals, seeing an albino raccoon and all of the baby's in the zoo. The tour was a little crowded because of a tour bus arriving shortly after we came. The old tow truck dressed up as Mater from CARS was fun to see.

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Charlotte
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Initially I thought this was going to be a tacky tourist spot... well, maybe it is, but they also have some pretty neat metal works on the site. I didn't go into the shops or take the tour, but enjoyed looking at the metal sculptures. A nice place to stretch the legs after a long drive.

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Austin, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The home itself was definitely worth the round-trip drive down and back from Moab. It's really an epic artifact of roadside American kitsch. Thankfully, someone had the foresight to turn it into a little museum. The interior of the cave-house has been embalmed in its 1960s state with all the furniture and decor, seemingly as the deceased couple left it.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The large advertising billboard on the way from Moab has a picture of a bear standing on its hind legs with the text "Will beg for food". What a shameful indication of the attitude towards the current animals here that are used as commodities to try to attract the tourist buck. There is no need to have animals at an... More 

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Lompoc, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Stopped in on our way out of Moab. It's a nice little place for a quick stop. I would definitely recommend to do the tour of the actual home. Impressive what was built there. Overall just a quick must see if you're in the area.

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Thornton, Colorado
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85 reviews 85 reviews
38 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you are just passing through or if you are staying a while in Moab, you simply have to come to the Hole 'N the Rock. For those passing through, there are great shady places to picnic and stretch your legs, as well as a fine store with maps and fun geedunk and the tour of the actual home and... More 

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