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Address: Moab, UT
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This valley has some of the most famous and best views in Utah.

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So beautiful out there

Was out for a visit and love it. Stayed at a local bed and breakfast too and it was great. Would visit again!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2015
Matthew A
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Akron, Pennsylvania, United States
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Akron, Pennsylvania, United States
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100 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Was out for a visit and love it. Stayed at a local bed and breakfast too and it was great. Would visit again!

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Mere, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

We stayed in this Valley during our September visit to the Moab area (see our review of Castle Valley Inn). The Valley itself is a delight - a hidden oasis above the Colorado River, roughly half an hour's drive up from Moab. If you're not staying within the Valley, it's well worth a half-day's visit nonetheless, although you need to... More 

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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This area along with everything along Rt.128 or the La Sal Loop is among the best sights in the US. Early morning or late afternoon bring special viewing rewards.

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Thank numlock
Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
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158 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We ended our trip through the La Sal Mountains at Castle Valley. The leaves were still on the trees but had changed colors. The sky was the blue color that is only seen in the west with clouds and sun. Great day for photographs!

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Thank nightingale1972
Arches National Park, Utah
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Not much to do here except look at the monumental rocks, LaSal Mountains and red cliffs. If you are a rock climber you'll be interested in the world class Castleton Rock. Or for a moderate difficulty hike you can climb Parriot. Occasionally we have the base jumpers who enjoy favorite spots from both Castleton and Parriot. For most the attraction... More 

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Thank 5Apples
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Follow 128 to the winery. Have lunch. then Drive La Sal Loop Road. It's a beautiful drive. No facilities or restaruatns though, so make sure you have a full tank of glass and some snacks.

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Thank dwcfastrice
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91 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Came here cause everyone was talking about it and it didn't disappoint. Amazing view and drive. Had to have my wife drive due to me wanting to take pics.

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Savannah, Georgia
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87 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Highway 128 the best road you will ever travel. Every turn is better than the last. A lot of people go here to camp, hike and bike.

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Thank Kevin Q
Moab, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

To complete a total experience of the Moab area, it is not complete unless you v is it Castle Valley and do the loop road over the LaSals. In Miners Basin, you might even find gold! A visitor found the largest gold nugget in the 1990s playing frisbee with is dog!

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Thank Joe K
Hell, Michigan
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622 reviews
213 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 531 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We finally saw this on our last full day when we drove the north part of the La Sal Mountain Road. The valley is very beautiful and there weren't that many people. It ties in with a loop of the La Sal Mountain Road and the Colorado Rivery Byway.

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