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Colorado Riverway Recreation Area

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Address: Route 128, Moab, UT
Phone Number: 8006356622
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Just beautiful!

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Florissant, Missouri

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Florissant, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank Dster1960
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Peggy D
Green Valley, Arizona
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Telhink
Panama City, FL
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

Thank united1979
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Of course you aren't allowed to do that, and you couldn't, even if you were. But Rt 128 east of Moab is about as close as you can get to that experience! This Colorado Riverway Recreation area is a jewel. Perhaps the best sightseeing in all of the Moab area (including the National Parks). And, there is no fee. Just... More 

Thank Dave J
Cleveland, Oh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 276 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

This is a great short drive from Moab or a good drive if your destination is Grand Junction. It follows the Colorado for about 30 miles and offers great vistas. There are many campsites and sporting activities on the way and also two very large resorts.

Thank marcopolo111
Hamilton, NJ USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Very scenic road with lots of photo opportunities. Loved it. Great winery - Castle Creek on about 15 miles in.

Thank babygrandsue
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This is a beautiful drive, accidentally learned about it from other travelers. It's a drive along the Colorado River in a beautiful canyon, see the jet boats, rafters, nice campgrounds. Definitely take this drive, it's awesome

Thank girllovestotravel
Hell, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We started from the junction of highway 191 and went as far as the La Sal Mountain Loop Road. I would loved to have driven this all of the way to I-70 and see Fisher's Tower but unfortunately we didn't have the time. We stopped at the Red Cliff Lodge and the winery but there was a power outage so... More 

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