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Beautiful red rock formations

Went through Castle Valley while Jeeping. So beautiful! Took a lot of pictures! We always enjoy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Florence, Arizona
Recommended only during the day!

This is a very picturesque drive but only recommended during the day. At night it can be... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
New York City, New York
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This valley has some of the most famous and best views in Utah.
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Moab, UT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went through Castle Valley while Jeeping. So beautiful! Took a lot of pictures! We always enjoy riding through there every time we come to Moab. Only a few miles from where we stayed at Red Cliffs Lodge!

Thank tadrew53
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This is a very picturesque drive but only recommended during the day. At night it can be treacherous and not at all relaxing. It's a great option into Moab from route 70 if you don't want to drive 80-90 miles an hour and would like...More

1  Thank flaneur40
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Surprisingly I saw very little mention of this location in popular tourist literature. the drive was beautiful. I decided to come this was on a whim and was not disappointed. More needs to be known about this place. It is almost as good as monument...More

Thank Abhijit C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a beautiful drive along the floor of the canyon beside the naturally flowing Colorado River. Wildflowers adorn the river banks. Red rocks tower on either side of you. Beautiful!

1  Thank graymar6
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We prefer to stay here rather than Moab which is now very commercialized. We use the Castle Valley B & B

Thank Roslyn G
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Castle Valley runs along the Colorado River and if you're on I-70 coming from Denver, you exit at Cisco versus taking Hwy 191. The drive gives you some great views of red rock as well as the river. There are picnic areas as well as...More

Thank JimH_Tarheel
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Been following Terry Tempest Williams on Facebook and decided to take the drive in to see if it was as spectacular as the pictures she posts from time to time. It did not disappoint.

Thank Jane-Ellen S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This has to be one of the most beautiful areas in the US. Not only does it have the Colorado River running through it, but it has spectacular vistas.

Thank P M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Yesterday we decided to drive the Scenic Bypass (Hwy 128) from Moab toward I-70. The scenery is gorgeous for the first part of the drive as you follow the Colorado River through some pretty amazing canyons. After awhile it starts to flatten a bit and...More

2  Thank GAbdan
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Even though the La Sal Loop Road was closed on the Wed we were there, it was still a beautiful drive up & back through Castle Valley.

Thank bout-time
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23 July 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
23 July 2017|
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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
11 July 2017|
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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.