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Definitely a must but only if you have a 4x4. Untraveled roads by most tourists deep into canyon... read more

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Potash Road

We took this road as a tour from Navtec in Moab. If your in a 2 wheel drive dont go past the Potash... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed today via mobile

Definitely a must but only if you have a 4x4. Untraveled roads by most tourists deep into canyon lands. Awesome views of the factory and ponds with Potash. The river and canyons are beautiful!!

Thank rstadtler
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took this road as a tour from Navtec in Moab. If your in a 2 wheel drive dont go past the Potash factory. Take a 4x4 or tour from Navtec and ask for Phil he gave us a great tour.

Thank markkX3435DX
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed it a lot. You must be brave to drive this road and have the right car. Would recommend to drive down then you can enjoy the road even more and see the other cars coming up which gave - at least me - a...More

Thank Sabine J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an interesting drive with terrific scenery. Most of this road is accessible by 4 wheel drive only. The owner of our B&B, Desert Hills B&B, offers off road tours and took us over this road with some incredible views.

Thank LuckyPenny8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had to look up what they were doing with the silt pools after the potash plant. Driving around the fenced in pools, you can see a decent reflection in them if you hit it right, we were there in the afternoon...it was pretty cool....More

1  Thank CTSCOT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the road that takes you back to Moab after doing the Shafer Trail in Canyonlands and, in our case, the Corona Arch hike. It's fun to see the various rock climbers (most of whom seemed to be under 10) learning to scale the...More

Thank trig56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free exhibits on a road following the Colorado river. Not a lot to see, but a pretty drive. Quite a few petroglyphs at a well-marked pull-off. Linger for a few minutes to see them all - some are hard to spot. A number of trial...More

Thank chazkat
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

The easy, relatively short drive starting just north of Moab follows the Colorado River as it curves through a stunning canyon. The views are amazing, and there are several trailheads along the way for those interested in taking a closer look. My kids and I...More

1  Thank Jrouse1977
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We connected with Potash Road from the Shafer Trail on our way back to Moab fromIsland In the Sky. The road isn’t too difficult, but there are a few spots where we took it really slow to make sure. I wouldn’t suggest it without 4...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed August 5, 2018

The Potash Road is Rt 279. It follows the Colorado River and has a number of interesting stops along the way. There is a section of Indian petroglyphs worth a stop. A side road takes you to a dinosaur track area, which we did not...More

Thank Tom O
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Travel_Addict_Cyprus
March 16, 2018|
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Response from beaches | Reviewed this property |
Potash Rd is the same as Byway279.
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May 6, 2017|
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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
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