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Visit the Colorado Riverway Recreation Area

Stay at the Best Moab Vacation RentalsArea GuideAttractionsVisit the Colorado Riverway Recreation Area

A getaway can be approached in a variety of ways, depending on traveler preference, time and desire to either make the most of city-based excursions or off-road adventures. For those that have a passion for connecting with the great outdoors and can’t wait to lace up their boots and hit the trails, there’s no place on the map quite like Moab, Utah. This delightful destination is known and loved for its proximity to places that are bound to inspire such as Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. Whether you’re up for a biking adventure or can’t wait to capture amazing views on camera, Moab has a way with terrain that keeps guests coming back time and again. For those that are looking to immerse themselves in the best of the area’s scenery and enjoy the fun along the way, be sure to include a stop at the Colorado Riverway Recreation Area while you’re visiting.

Spectacular Moab Things to See and Options to Explore

The Colorado Riverway Recreation Area is a sprawling area of land that encompasses much of the public land that’s situated along the Colorado River in Moab. Guests visiting this area will have options to choose to explore spaces that are nestled along Highway 128 and extend from Dewey Bridge all the way to Highway 191. The area stretching from Moab Valley to just south of Hunter Canyon is also incorporated into the Colorado Riverway Recreation Area as well as the area that extends from Highway 279 to Potash. No matter where you roam, following the river is a good way to experience this recreation area at its finest. The Colorado Riverway Recreation Area is currently managed by the Bureau of Land Management. This is definitely one of the best Moab things to see!

Colorado River boat ride a view of the Colorado River

What to Do While You’re Here

The beauty of time spent exploring the Colorado Riverway Recreation Area lies in the vast number of possibilities for enjoying yourself while you’re here. Scenic drives are always a highlight and provide a comprehensive view of the area, but the many red rock formations inevitably call to climbers looking for an adventure. While the Colorado River itself isn’t ideal for swimming, those strong swimmers that choose to take it on can do so with a life jacket. Hiking, biking, and river running are all popular activities to enjoy when you choose to spend time at the Colorado Riverway Recreation Area during your next trip to Moab.

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There’s no reason to wait when Moab calls your name. Let the team at Arches Vacation Rentals handle your accommodations so you can focus on the adventure! Contact us today for details and to start planning. Stay at one of our isolated vacation rentals today!

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