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    Slickrock Trail

    This 10.5-mile loop crosses a scenic and rugged expanse of rolling Navajo Sandstone, the remnant of an ancient desert environment of wind blown sand dunes. Originally established in 1969, for motorcycles, the trail has become a popular destination for mountain bikers. The trail is open to both motorcycles and mountain bikes. It is closed to all four-wheeled vehicles.

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    Hiking

    Surrounded by two national parks, a state park, and seemingly endless stretches of public land, Moab has no shortage of hiking trails. Some wind through patches of light sand and sagebrush, some are a slickrock scramble, and others follow a river or creek beneath towering canyon walls. Depending on which trail calls to you, you may end up at the base of a famous landmark like Delicate Arch, or you may find solitude in some of the biggest stretches of undeveloped land anywhere in the U.S.

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    Mountain Bike Trails

    Moab has more mountain bike trails than you can imagine! Explore Moab’s trails with the map below or ask our knowledgable staff where they like to ride. Whether you tackle the Whole Enchilada or get your feet wet at Moab Brands - we have the bikes that will take you where you want to go.

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    Downtown Moab

    You need a place to unwind after a day full of hiking, biking, rafting, 4-wheeling or sightseeing. Downtown Moab has a great variety of quaint shops, great restaurants and nighttime activities to please all.

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    River Rafting

    If you plan to visit Moab during the warmer months, river rafting should be near the top of your to-do list. The winding Colorado River has everything from sections of calm, paddle board friendly water to Class V rapids where the Colorado meets the Green River in Canyonlands National Park. There are quick, one-day routes like The Moab Daily, or multi-day ventures like a 5-day excursion through Desolation Canyon. To start planning your trip, get in touch with one of Moab’s local river rafting guides. 

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    Canyoneering

    Moab’s beautiful water carved canyons, inaccessible without technical skills, await your discovery. Moab’s experienced canyoneering guides will teach you the skills required for adventurous hikers to explore Utah’s remote red rock canyons. No previous climbing or rappelling experience is required.

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    E-Bike Tours

    The Moab area offers thousands of miles of excellent riding for e-bikes. These miles are primarily regulated as motorized routes; however, due to the capabilities of e-bikes in sand and added power for steep climbs, e-bikes are capable of enjoying new terrain that mountain bikes don’t generally venture to.

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    Skydiving in Moab

    For many, skydiving is a once in a lifetime adventure. Others continue on to become licensed skydivers that jump all over the US and the world. In either case, making that first skydive is an experience you will never forget! Moab’s spectacular canyon country offers the perfect backdrop to make this exciting event even more unforgettable!

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    Fishing Moab

    Enjoy fishing? What’s your preference…trout or catfish? Bait or Fly? Lake or River? Moab has it all, with the Colorado River offering many sandy beaches from which anglers can try their luck at cat fishing. Great trout fishing can be found in the beautiful lakes and streams of the nearby La Sal Mountains. Whispering pines, quaking aspens, bubbling brooks, all of nature’s music harmonizes into a beautiful symphony making a family outing in the forest an unforgettable experience.

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    Golfing in Moab

    The Moab Golf Course is one of the most visually appealing in the state with its contrast of smooth, bright greens set amid rough, eroded red cliffs and boulders. The public course has 18 holes and a par of 72. It is open seven days a week, year-round. It has a pro shop, a driving range, and a snack bar open for breakfast and lunch. Cart rentals and lessons are available.

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    Moab Mountain Biking

    Welcome to the home of the greatest mountain biking on the planet. Moab offers a huge variety of trails for mountain bikers of any experience level, from beginners looking for a scenic ride through beautiful canyons and mesa tops, to seasoned bikers looking for the ultimate challenge.

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    Motorcycle Road Touring

    Sweeping curves, twisting turns, and scenery that takes your breath away. Could you ask for more? If so Moab, Utah will deliver with arches, canyons, red rock formations, the Colorado River Gorge, petrogylphs, dinosaur tracks, historical bridge, and the LaSal Mountains.

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    Colorado River Rafting

    While our area is known for its family oriented whitewater trips on the Fisher Towers section of the Colorado River, there are several wilder single and multi-day trips available in Westwater and Cataract Canyons. Additionally, canoes, kayaks and paddle boards are the perfect way to explore the calm water segments of the Colorado River. Individuals or groups may raft the river on their own or with a professional river outfitter.

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    Moab Road Biking

    The secret is out…and skinny tires are in! Whether you ride for fun or like to push the pace for training, Moab has some of the best road bike riding in the West. Our paved roads generally have little traffic and the terrain varies from mild to wild, with flats, rolling hills and steep sections to really get your heart pumping. You won’t find a more scenic place to ride!

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    Scenic Flights

    The wild and untamed landscape of southern Utah contains some of the most rugged and inaccessible terrain in the country. Visitors to this area are awestruck by the enormity of the landscape – its vast size and colossal dimensions are overwhelming to the senses.

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    Moab Photography

    The Moab area is a paradise for photographers. Under conditions of constantly changing light, Moab’s red rock landscapes provide limitless photographic opportunities. Often, the difference between an average photograph and an exceptional photograph, is good lighting.

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    Outside the National Parks

    The Moab area contains a large number of pet friendly trails on public lands to suit any experience level. From cool stream-side hikes to spectacular sandstone arches, the Moab area is full of exciting day-hikes suitable for the entire family. 

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    Moab Nightlife

    After a full day of hiking, biking, rafting, 4-wheeling or sightseeing, take some time to relax in the town of Moab. Moab has a surprising variety of nighttime activities that are sure to please every visitor.

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    Moab City Recreation

    During your visit to our area allow some time to experience the City of Moab. In addition to our shops, restaurants and galleries, there are numerous recreational facilities and activities available. What follows is a sample of some of the fun activities that Moab has to offer.

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    The Arts in Moab

    What kind of artists inspire you? What kind of art catches your eye? In Moab you will find a vast variety of art and artists. From landscape painting and photography to jank art (sculptures made from desert finds), there is something here for the art lover in you! The red rocks, Colorado River and outdoor lifestyle provide the ideal environment for art to flourish.

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    Horseback Riding

    Take a step back in time to Moab’s more rugged days. Exploring the area trails on horseback is the ideal communion with nature. You get to enjoy your time with the animal at a pace that allows you to truly take in the area scenery. 

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    Ballooning in Moab

    Imagine ascending to greet the sunrise as you drift among geologic wonders created when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Behold the fragile sandstone formations of Arches National Park as the 13,000 foot La Sal Mountains cast long shadows upon the town of Moab and Canyonlands National Park. As you drift over the river carved canyons of the Colorado River, let the pilot and wind be your navigator while you capture photographic images that will last a lifetime.

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    Moab Bird Watching

    Among the canyons, arches, river and mountains that surround Moab, is an abundant wildlife offering living wonders as graceful and beautiful as the scenery. Bird watching in Moab is a natural setting for birds that are unique to the Southwest, offering wetlands, canyons and high nesting area for birds whose habitats change with the seasons. Moab offers numerous picturesque locations for birding.

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