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Great experience with Navtec for the White Rim Trail

Potash is an access road for the White Rim Trail and Shafer trail. First part also doable with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Harrowing trip in a Subaru Outback

I decided to drive the Schafer Trail/Potash Road to Moab from Canyonlands entrance. Rated easy for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark O
Denver, Colorado
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This spectacular bicycle trail follows the Colorado River.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Potash is an access road for the White Rim Trail and Shafer trail. First part also doable with a suitable rental on road. Treat yourself to a 4x4 trip if you can

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided to drive the Schafer Trail/Potash Road to Moab from Canyonlands entrance. Rated easy for AWD vehicles. The Schafer trail descent is relatively easy with spectacular sheer drops and switchbacks. Lots of pullovers and a relatively smooth road. Once to the bottom, the Potash...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This road past Arches National Park seemed to be the epicenter of activity in the Moab area. We were personally going to do the Poison Spider Jeep Trail, however, there were ATV's, dirt bikes, and bicycles everywhere. Along the road were people climbing the cliffs...More

1  Thank wacotxtraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You do not need a jeep to do this trail. It is easy. Going through Long Canyon was amazing.. such incredible sight all around.

Thank Janice A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the road until the maintenance ends. Then keep on going until your car or jeep can't go any more.

Thank S7635DBdavidk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an extra day in the Moab, UT area and were not disappointed with a drive down Potash Rd. Along the drive, stop and check out the petroglyphs. Very worth while drive.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery and the petroglpyhs on the wall are amazing.I noticed rock climbing areas here as well.

Thank ACautiousAdventurer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two roads follow the Colorado River either side of Moab, Utah, both passing through spectacular red rock landscapes. The eastern route, Highway 128, is a well-traveled highway leading eventually to I-70. The west route, Highway 279 or the Potash Road, also known as the Potash-Lower...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed October 16, 2018

This was the highlight of our trip! Unsurpassed views and beauty. The Colorado river winds along the side. Also Red Cliff Lodge is on this road. You really get a glimpse of the old west. Do yourself a favor and take this drive.

Thank KYgirl1965
Reviewed October 16, 2018

After a day in Canyonlands, we enjoyed a relaxing drive on Potash Road as far as the pavement went. According to our son, the continuation is exciting, but we didn't have the appropriate vehicle. The setting sun reflected off the rocks on both sides of...More

Thank Thomas F
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March 16, 2018|
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Response from beaches | Reviewed this property |
Potash Rd is the same as Byway279.
February 13, 2018|
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Response from sylvainm483 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
Might be a little dicey in a few places on some of the rock steps, but if you get out and plan your route in person up close you can probably find a route. These places are probably only around 20-30 feet long. I've got an... More