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Spectacular views of Moab Valley and Canyonlands

Is there really a bad view in southeastern Utah, in the canyons and valleys, from the top of the... read more

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Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
Great drive with fantastic views

If you have time this detour off Rte 191 near Moab is absolutely worth it. We drove in from the... read more

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Just outside Moab, Utah, through the La Sal Mountains that can be seen from Arches National Park.
La Sal Mountain Loop Rd, Moab, UT 84532
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Reviewed yesterday

Is there really a bad view in southeastern Utah, in the canyons and valleys, from the top of the buttes and mesas and mountains? Is there really enough time available to see everything there is to see in Arches, Canyonlands and Capitol Reef National Parks?...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have time this detour off Rte 191 near Moab is absolutely worth it. We drove in from the South and wound our way through the mountains on a day that had very mixed weather which made for quite an adventure. At times we...More

1  Thank IB E
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove up into the mountains from Moab and the views are spectacular. It was fascinating observing the Free Range cattle making there way down the mountain . Also going from the desert to the snow covered area was something to see.

Thank jvance452018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful scenery on this fully paved but winding road. It was well worth the time spent! Do not be overly concerned about the safety of this drive. If you are careful and drive at appropriate speeds, you should be fine. If you are a nervous...More

Thank Daniel O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip was a beautiful drive. Although there are some turn out points, don't expect a lot of stopping. There are some trail heads, but we couldn't find information on them ahead of time so didn't know how difficult they were and thus didn't venture...More

1  Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an off-the-beaten-path scenic drive, not at all crowded, beautiful scenery. The scenery changes dramatically several times along the route, like going from one world to another. Don't mis it. It takes about 3 hours, with plenty of time for stopping to take photos....More

1  Thank TravellerNamedMonika
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a couple of hours to drive this loop and thee are some amazing vistas up there if you take the time to stop and soak them in. I recommend doning this at 2 to 3pm well before sunset or doing it from the...More

1  Thank Gary S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Suggest driving from the south and exiting on highway 128. The views are better going that direction. The only reason I gave it a 4 is that there are not enough pull outs to take in the view.

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started the loop from the North and were initially disappointed that the scenery was not as spectacular as we expected. However, after about 15 miles, we were rewarded with superb canyon views and colorful and dramatic rock formations. We were advised to start at...More

Thank jj435Rye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed this road. The scenery was breathtaking and we were lucky enough to see two mule deer on our drive.

Thank Tracey S
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March 16, 2018|
Response from dreamcatcher984 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Sorry can't tell you, as we only drive thru. Mapmaterial isn't too good. We even got lost due to various roads not marked on map. And we always orient ourselves by map and don't rely on GPS. Maybe best to check with Moab... More
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May 6, 2017|
Response from genehayes |
I am a little confused about the closure. Obviously during the construction, this is not a loop. I guess it is in an and back out the same way, Where is the best place to enter to get the most out of the available scenic... More