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Castle Valley

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Address: Moab, UT
Activities: Rock climbing, Camping, Mountain biking
Description: This valley has some of the most famous and best views in Utah.

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Ridiculously awesome!

We woke up early and hiked to the top so we could catch the sunrise over the valley. It was cold, slippery but worth every bit of it. I now know what it is like to truly stand in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Kip B
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Denver
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74 reviews 74 reviews
55 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We woke up early and hiked to the top so we could catch the sunrise over the valley. It was cold, slippery but worth every bit of it. I now know what it is like to truly stand in awe.

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Great Falls, Montana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Fantastic colors, formations, views and inspiration for paints, imagination, and word to paper. I was transposed back in time in pondering the magnitude of the beauty that surrounded us. I wish I were an able bodied person as I would have loved to have ventured further.

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Sahuarita, Arizona
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33 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Especially in the fall color season - head up the La Sal mountain loop road from Moab and descend into Castle Valley. From high above the valley in the late afternoon you can see Arches, you can see the red rock and the trees. A stellar view.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I visited this road during December. Another beautiful drive and fabulous for photographs. Another of dramatically different Vistas all close to each other.

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Fort Worth, TX
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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67 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 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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20 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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