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When you top Pace Hill and drop into Castle Valley, you will find a plethora of diversity in just a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Moab, Utah
A beautiful surprise in a town surrounded by amazing scenery

We based ourselves in Moab to see Canyonlands and Arches parks...but a lady in the Red Dirt T... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When you top Pace Hill and drop into Castle Valley, you will find a plethora of diversity in just a few miles. From a year around stream to the noteworthy Castle Rock. A finger pointing skyward, reaching 2600 feet up from the Valley floor. You...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rogerstone777
Reviewed November 2, 2018

We based ourselves in Moab to see Canyonlands and Arches parks...but a lady in the Red Dirt T Shirts store told us about Castle Valley and as we had time to kill we drove there. Wow, wow wow. Truly beautiful rock formations along each side...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank carolgibney
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Castle Valley is majestic. You can contemplate it from a vantage point on The Whole Enchilada mountain bike singletrack, starting with a shuttle up Sand Flats gravel road.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marc L
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Castle Valley is a small town in Grand County, Utah, about 16 miles northeast of Moab near State Route 128, with a population of about 350, which is more than in the 1980s and 1990s. It is named for the castle-like rock formation, Castle Rock,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Lots of great camping spots right off 128 and location is great with Moab and Arches nearby. Super scenic! Stop in at Cowboy Grille and the neighboring winery.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Truly a beautiful drive especially if you don't have a 4x4 as it is entirely paved. I biked it, and there is NO shoulder and relatively busy, so travel with caution and definitely with lights

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed October 8, 2018

If you take the river road, a Make sure to turn off here. Not a waste of time to see these unusual monuments.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

Great views from ground level along the highway and spectacular views from elevation on La Sal Mountain Loop. Just a wonder of nature.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BearGuy60
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

There is so much to do even beyond the National Parks in Moab. Of course, Arches and Canyonlands are the main attractions. Yet a drive yo Castle Valley alongside the Colorado River, Lions Park, numerous canyons and hiking trails is a great 1/2 activity. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank VAD859
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Castle rock, a flowing creek (late summer in the desert), altitude with changing leaf color already, and dinosaur footprints. Who could ask for more. We had a superb local guide - R. P. Tyler. Thoroughly enjoyed our brief stay.

Date of experience: September 2018
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July 22, 2017|
Response from maxinerose | Reviewed this property |
PLEASE, PLEASE forgive me for not looking at my notifications! I'm not used to doing that! I'm so very sorry that I did not see your question about Utah! I apologize... I just thought I might have gotten an email rather... More
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Response from Jim R | Reviewed this property |
MOAB Have not been in Green RIver recently but when I was in Moab a couple of months ago, someone described it as a "ghost town", which means it has been upgraded since I was last there. I agree, Dead Horse Point is a great... More
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Response from Mary O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can however, you will need a second car to pick you up. Remember this is the Colorado River and there are swift areas and smooth areas. Good idea to check with a rafting company ahead of time just in case. Enjoy.