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Colorado Riverway Recreation Area

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Address: Route 128, Moab, UT
Phone Number: 8006356622
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Beautiful Park

While in Moab we rented bikes, we parked at Colorado Receration Area to start our bike trail along highway 191 over Arches and beyond. Very scenic and beautiful. Highly... read more

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Whittier, California
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Whittier, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

While in Moab we rented bikes, we parked at Colorado Receration Area to start our bike trail along highway 191 over Arches and beyond. Very scenic and beautiful. Highly recommend a visit to this park...its beautiful.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fair warning. Literally 3 hours for a restroom from here in our way to Colorado. Perhaps the 1/2 dozen cars randomly stopped on the side of the road should have clued us in 😳 This stop is cool, though. And the drive is along the Colorado is beautiful.

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Aviston, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving this scenic route 128 is a must if you are in this area. The drive is breathtaking with the mountains and the Colorado River. I would rank this drive right up there with Arches National Park.

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Safford, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We could not believe that we had never been here after all the times we had been to Arches National Park. This really is a must see. If you are planning to go to Arches, you want to come here!

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful drive between Moab and Grand Junction. Two lane road along the river and next to canyon walls.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let the signs noting No Services sway you from the 40+ mile drive --it is so beautiful! The drive is easy, the sights will have you stopping every couple of miles to take photos, and most of the time you are following the river.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

For a little bit of extra driving time between Grand Junction and Moab, this is definitely the way to go. Agree with all the other reviewers, it's a beautiful route and the perfect introduction to the river/canyon/rock scenery of the Moab area as everything just unfolds in front of you. Many options to stop and explore side trails and other... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This was the perfect introduction to Arches National Park. The drive along the Colorado River is simply amazing. An absolutely beautiful canyon.

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Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We camped along the river on the Colorado Riverway about 6 miles outside of Moab. Each day was a trip into the Arches National Park, Canyonlands and other spectacular red rock scenery. make sure you get a map to see the petroglyphs in Moab itself, in the Arches as well as other drives. Camping was just tent camping with no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

If you have an extra hour take rt 128 fro i70 to go to moab instead of 190. It follows the river and you are treated to the wonderful red rocks landscape. A great taste of what's to come in arches and canyon lands.

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