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Castle Valley

Moab, UT
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Ranked #7 of 24 Attractions in Moab
Type: Valleys, Outdoors
Activities: Rock climbing, Camping, Mountain biking
Owner description: This valley has some of the most famous and best views in Utah.
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Type: Valleys, Outdoors
Activities: Rock climbing, Camping, Mountain biking
Owner description: This valley has some of the most famous and best views in Utah.
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Fort Worth, TX
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

An unmarked turn off leads you you through the spectacular castle valley into the Manti-La Sal National Forest. Not to be missed vistas and gently returned to the.hamlet of Moab. Beautiful vistas of the valleys, unexpected lakes

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California
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192 reviews 192 reviews
67 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We began by biking along the Colorado River on a wonderful paved path with towering cliffs above us. Since the bike path doesn't go all the way to Castle Valley we returned to our car and took the drive. If we had time we would have taken the loop that would have brought us back into Moab.

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Evergreen, Colorado
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This made for an interesting side trip on our way to Moab. This is a beautiful valley with rock formations that you've probably seen in western movies. The area is secluded but has quite a few homes but no businesses or places to stop and eat.

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Santa Clara, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Castle rock is certainly worth a look but that is about it for Castle Valley. If you are going to Fisher Towers or the La Sals anyway it is worth the trip.

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Bheide
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49 reviews 49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

There are only very few Valleys in the world showing such a nice little own world. It's really beautiful, would like to stay there some days longer!

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Aztec, New Mexico, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

What a beautiful place! Anyone who's ever seen a western has probably seen Castle Valley. The 13th annual Gourd Festival was a blast, lots of creative artwork, all of it using gourds as the medium. Friendly people, a silent auction, and beautiful weather....it couldn't have been more fun!

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Mountlake Terrace, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great valley with red rock walls, ranches and mountain views. You could spend hours here taking pictures and painting all the different subjects as the light changes throughout the day.

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Hartford, Wisconsin
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114 reviews 114 reviews
51 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We drove the LaSalle loop over to Castle Valley. A really nice drive. Castle Valley is beautiful and totally worth the drive.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The night sky is amazing, if you want to see the stars, this is one of the darkest skies in America. A great place to view our cosmic neighborhood!

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Vista, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Drive out highway 128 along the river. There's plenty of nature to dazzle you. You may also see a movie being made. It's a popular location for movies and commercials.

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