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Colorado Riverway Recreation Area

Route 128, Moab, UT
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Ranked #11 of 51 Attractions in Moab
Type: Scenic Drives
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Miami, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We spent time in this beautiful area and enjoyed every minute. We saw rock art, swam in river, saw night skies, went to Red Cliffs ranch for lunch and the museum. There are endless opportunities for enjoyment. In short, we wish we'd had more time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

If camping is your thing, the campsites along this area are very scenic!! Not too many campers when we were there, and a nice alternative to the crowded National Park campsites!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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52 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you have time to spare after doing Arches and Canyonlands then this is a lovely area to explore. A nice drive with petroglyphs.

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Denver, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The river is stunning in Moab and the sightseeing, hiking, rafting, picnicing and other rec opportunities are endless. This is the Southwest at its best.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is their best way to go from grand junction to Moab. The scenery is very beautiful. The Colorado river follows you along. The road is good and it is an easy drive....

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The Villages, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The river was flowing very well due to run off and there was even more local snow added in the higher elevations. Huge camp of personal sized cabins at the ranch, with great views.

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Sunnyvale, California
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We knew that Highway 128 was scenic but the spring beauty of the red mesas, canyons and the Colorado River was spectacular. if you're in the area, go!

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Moscow, Idaho
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This area was nice, we camped along the river, but in late May, it was still running at high capacity, so I'm sure it would be a lot better when lower. Camping spots are nice and some of them you can get shade as well as camping at the base of some amazing rocks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

On our way to Arches we rode our motorcycles around this loop and it was a fantastic choice. I had been to Arches before but did not have time for this loop. Wow am I ever glad I did it this time. No fee to drive trough.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The road from Cisco to Moab Route 128 is well worth the effort, it is narrow and windy in places but is an awesome drive. The views of the river and rock formations are awesome, you wont get much closer in a car There are many places to stop and hike which we didn't have time for, it would be... More

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