The rugged, diverse, and spectacular beauty of the Moab region is world renown. Majestic arches and breathtaking vistas, a mighty river and snow covered mountain peaks, rock art and desert wildflowers, pristine canyons and towering plateaus are some of the myriad attractions. Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, the Manti LaSal National Forest, and Dead Horse Point State Park are all within 45 minutes of Moab and Sunflower Hill.
Sunrise at Mesa Arch
An endless variety of jeeping and hiking trails offer adventurers ample opportunity for exploration. Drive (or bike) scenic Highway 128 along the Colorado River to Fisher Towers and Castle Valley, home to many western movies and television commercials. Moab has become the premiere mountain biking mecca. The world-famous Slick Rock Bike Trail and an assortment of other popular trails offer biking enthusiasts something for all ability levels. The Colorado River provides a variety of whitewater rafting, kayaking, and boating adventures. Horseback riding, cowboy barbeques, and scenic flights are additional options. See Adventure Outfitters for recommended guides and tour companies.
View from Dead Horse Point State Park
Be sure to check out our Top Ten List of favorite things to do in the area.