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Cataract Canyon

Colorado River, Moab, UT
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Ranked #41 of 50 attractions in Moab
Traveler Description: Cataract Canyon, famous for its Big Drop Rapids, is located in the heart of Canyonlands National Park.  Riding a raft or paddling a kayak through... more »
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Moab Utah
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

I used to guide this section back in the day, doing 5 day non-motorized row trips. the scenery is fabulous, the first 2 or 3 days are relaxing float and walks, then a day and a half of rapids, and then some motoring off Lake Powell. More or less- the itinerary is different depending on the river flows- be flexible,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Whitewater,camping and Tag-A-Long make a superb combination. If you want the real thing, fantastic camping along the river (I've never even put up a tent, just slept under the stars) and have some time, take at least the 3 day option with Tag.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011 via mobile

The rapids are amazing, the scenery fabulous! Could not ask for a better stretch of river to raft. The water is cold! Make sure you bring rain gear.

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