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Colorado Riverway Recreation Area

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Address: Route 128, Moab, UT
Phone Number: 8006356622
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We were told that this was the only way to go to Colorado if we wanted to enjoy incredible scenery. The views were well worth the extra time required. Who would want to hurry... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Austin, Texas

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Austin, Texas
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were told that this was the only way to go to Colorado if we wanted to enjoy incredible scenery. The views were well worth the extra time required. Who would want to hurry through such beautiful country.

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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179 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove through here on our way to Moab upon recommendation of a Scenic Highway Book, and it was spot on. It was a beautiful drive, and well worth the extra bit of time it added to our day. Definitely recommend this route!

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Mount Desert, Maine
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170 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I almost always take the Cisco exit off I-70 heading to Moab. It's longer, but the views along the Colorado River are outstanding.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

We decided to see Arches National Park, driving from Grand Junction, Co and took the scenic route down the Colorado River area. It was a beautiful drive, Some snow off the side of the road and fairly light traffic. So much prettier than driving down on the freeways.

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Northern Ontario
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159 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We travel , a lot , and this was quickly one of our favorite drives and areas . We followed the Mighty Colorado River up to the Dewey Bridge area where you lose the magnificent red mountains on both sides of the road . We stopped at many pullouts just to enjoy the views . Beautiful area . There are... More 

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Florissant, Missouri
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75 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This was a beautiful drive back to HWY 70. I highly recommend spending the extra time to travel this byway along the Colorado River.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

If your in Moab you gotta take this drive. Route 128 runs between Route 191 and Interstate 70. Of course you could stay at the Red Cliffs Lodge( located on Route 128) like I did and get to drive Route 128 daily!

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Thank Dster1960
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We spent most of our day at Arches then thought we wanted a low key scenic drive. It was so beautiful to see the mighty Colorado River and we kept getting out to admire and take pictures

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Green Valley, Arizona
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

What an amazing ride! Had to keep stopping to take pictures, and trying to get the (narrow) Colorado river in the pics! Wonderful drive.

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Panama City, FL
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Highly recommend taking this road into Moab if traveling to or from the Grand Junction area. We came down from Grand Junction and it was a wonderful way to start a day trip to Arches National Park, Dead Horse State Park, and Canyonlands National Park. Absolutely stunning views the entire way into Moab. Good road, well marked and maintained. There... More 

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