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La Sal Mountain Loop

Moab, UT
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Ranked #15 of 50 attractions in Moab
Type: Scenic Drives
Description: Just outside Moab, Utah, through the La Sal Mountains that can be seen from Arches National Park.
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Longmont, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Beautiful relaxing drive. A very nice change from the normal Moab scenery. We even saw a bear walking through a meadow.

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North Palm Springs, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

A two/three hour drive and second only to the two nearby national parks. Don't miss this drive and stay an extra day if you need to.. well worth it!

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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a beautiful drive. We stayed right off the loop on the mountain. The best way to view it is to come in off 191 just out of Moab, turn left by old airport road ( it will say La Sal Loop, continue up the loop and delight in the beauty, as you descend the other side you will... More

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Maryville, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We drove the La Sal Loop two times during our stay in Moab. It was beautiful. Moab offers so much more than the red rocks and the Colorado River! The mountains are nice for a break from the heat and offer a view of the different landscapes of the area!

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Chatham, Illinois
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236 reviews 236 reviews
43 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is an amazing drive! We started south of town and went that way around the loop. It was so beautiful. You see so many kinds of terrain and trees. Stunning views. We saw a black bear cross the road right in front of us -- huge. We were in a Jeep Wrangler rental. I would not do this drive... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This ride and scenery was so enjoyable. We drove south of Moab and then traveled to loop rode to the La Sal Mountains. They are beautiful and so nice and cool up top. It is a mountain road, so steep at some places and curves, so drive at a reasonable speed. Stop at view places, we could see all the... More

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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Do Route 128 then take the La Sal Mountain Loop! The scenery is outstanding. You go from Red Rock desert, up into the mountains with Aspen trees. Lots of very sharp switchbacks and curves. Not recommended to RV's or Trailers, but we did it in a Chevy Impala!

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was the "coolest" great escape! My husband and I went to check out the golf course. He had been obediently following me all over Moab and surrounding trails, canyons and various other adventures so I humored him by going along willingly. We realized that we were already on the right side of town to take a drive on the... More

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Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The Loop was just as amazingly beautiful as the National Parks in the area. You travel from the mountain tops down to the Colorado River. I highly recommend this drive.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This road scared the life out of me as l dont like heights, but when l had my eyes open the views were beautiful, my other half said it was the best drive of the holiday

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