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Colorado Riverway Recreation Area

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Address: Route 128, Moab, UT
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One "Castle" After Another

The towering red rock formations go on and on. We would speculate whether this one was an Indian palace or that one was a Crusader Castle. The drive is next to the Colorado river... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Pensacola, Florida
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Pensacola, Florida
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The towering red rock formations go on and on. We would speculate whether this one was an Indian palace or that one was a Crusader Castle. The drive is next to the Colorado river, and on the river sides there are all kinds of camp grounds and boat launches. There is a gorgeous bike path. All in all, this is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were trying to get to the Needles Visitor Center for Canyonlands, but turned into this area. The views and scenery are absolutely spectacular and on par with Canyonlands itself. Nice picnic areas near various camping locations to enjoy a nice (packed in) lunch.

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Reno, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Arrived in town too early to check-in to hotel, so took a drive up the river, happy I did. Very scenic two lane road. Also saw many side excursions if I had the time.

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Whitingham, Vermont
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveling 128 along the river was recommended by a friend do ours. Great recommendation super views of not only the river, but if the rock formations and cliffs on the other side.

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Horton, KS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I chose the Sound and Light Show with Dinner tour. A great dinner was served in the dining hall before the riverboat. Good BBQ meats with generous helpings and your choice of foods. This was an excellent trip. The riverboat sound and light show was beautiful and informative. Learned a lot of history. Lee was a great host and presented... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

You won't want to miss the sights as you meander along the river. Stop and examine the photo ops and look at the campsite locations.

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Golden
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Road Trip to Moab from Colorado to Utah. The Riverway Area was beautiful and full of eye catching sites.

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Moreno Valley, California
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Because we were during the winter, we were not able to take advantage of many recreational activities. There are several dry campgrounds and a couple with restrooms.It appeared that there were easy access to the river and trail heads in the area.

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

We heard about this area from people that were staying at the same Inn we were at. As we'd come to Moab from I-70 on more than one occasion we welcomed the chance to see more of the area. If you are leaving Moab, Highway 128 starts very near the Colorado River. The highway winds through rugged, beautiful terrain following... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This area is gorgeous! There is something for everyone here-hiking trails, biking trails, Jeep trails, not to mention river trips and lovely campgrounds.

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