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Address: Long Canyon Road, Moab, UT

This spectacular bicycle trail follows the Colorado River.

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Hidden Treasure

This drive started out in a blizzard for us. We could not see the distant rock formations but could see the ones close up. It was still pretty. Then the sun came out and we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 January 2017
Roy B
Bonduel, United States
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Bonduel, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

This drive started out in a blizzard for us. We could not see the distant rock formations but could see the ones close up. It was still pretty. Then the sun came out and we were at the river overlook. Breathtaking with the new snow and clouds in the blue sky.

Thank Roy B
Lakeland, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We have traveled this off road trail quite a bit, This last time was not a good ride. Due to all the rains, it was a very harsh trail. Not bumpy but "harsh". It will take some time to dirty up and smooth out a bit.

1 Thank Frank K
Huntington, New York
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

THis short driving tour was easy and gave us a chance to view road side hieroglyphics! so cool! GO! before leaving Moab for sure!

Thank chrishuntington
Antioch, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Paved road Hwy 279, Potash Road, also known as the Potash-Lower Colorado River Scenic Byway running alongside the Colorado through a deepening, sheer-walled Wingate sandstone canyon for 15 miles enjoying the stone arches, petroglyphs, dinosaur footprints, narrow side canyons, sheer cliffs popular for rock climbing (we watched the climbers) and the river itself, which flows right next to the road... More 

Thank Chikaluke
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

As I can't hike much anymore, I was thrilled to learn of this road. Dirt roads, not many people (in november), switchbacks, amazing views, and all could be seen from the car! this was a beautiful drive and i highly recommend it!

Thank sonja c
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend coming back to Moab from Canyonlands via Shafer Trail Road and Potash Road. It's so much fun and spectacular. The initial part on Shafer is a bit hairy, but once you get to Potash it's more about enjoying the John Wayne landscape and feeling like you're seeing stuff no one else knows about. I was driving a... More 

Thank mauiwolf
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We exited Canyonlands NP via Potash Road after driving down Shafer Trail Road. Very interesting to drive by the plant and the ponds where they dry and collect the potash.

Thank KF_A109
Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

In the Park Canyonlands go down, if you have a 4wd car. Take the potash road along the bottom of the canyon and feel like you are on Mars!!! And then you can reach the potash ponds in Moab! I have never seen. And most importantly - not a single person I meet!!

Thank Viacheslav K
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Potash Road was an awesome drive with no 4x4 necessary. The ancient petroglyph's are not very far off the main road. They're really interesting. The entire drive is like a postcard and you'll want your camera with you!

Thank Penny S
San Antonio, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We drove this road on a whim and because we heard there were Indian petroglyphs along the way. What was nice is the petroglyphs were right off the road, no long hiking required. It's also impressive that there's been no damage to them by humans or by nature. Also some very good Arches along the way. We hardly saw any... More 

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