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  • Arches National Park

    Located just 5 miles (8 km) north of Moab is Arches National Park, which contains the world's largest concentration of natural sandstone arches.
  • Canyonlands National Park

    The Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park sits atop a massive 1500 foot mesa and is, quite literally, an Island in the Sky
  • Dead Horse Point State Park

    Towering 2,000 feet above the Colorado River, Dead Horse Point provides a breathtaking view of Utah's canyon country.
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding

    Stand Up Paddle Boarding will surround your family with the splendor of the scenic Colorado River gorge.
  • Moab Mountain Biking

    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.
  • La Sal Mountains

    Just 20 miles south of Moab are the La Sal Mountains, which are part of Manti-La Sal National Forest. Attaining heights of nearly 13,000 feet, these alpine mountains are the second highest mountain range in Utah.
  • Canyoneering & Climbing

    Moab's Canyoneering and Climbing Guides can take you into some of the lesser visited canyons that are the hidden gems of southern Utah.
  • Night Skies

    The Moab area contains some of the darkest night skies in North America, and is a popular destination for stargazers.
  • White Water Rafting

    Experience the thrill of a whitewater rafting trip on the Colorado River in Cataract or Westwater Canyons.
  • The City of Moab

    Moab’s downtown business district has a great selection of restaurants, shops, and galleries.
  • Arches National Park

    Colossal sandstone fins, massive balanced rocks, soaring pinnacles and spires dwarf visitors as they explore the park's viewpoints and hiking trails.
  • Jetboating on the Colorado River

    A scenic jetboat ride on the Colorado River is perfect for photographers and families.
  • 4-Wheel Driving

    Moab has a full range of backcountry trails, from easy 2-wheel drive backcountry scenic drives to the ultimate in challenging 4-wheel drive trails.
  • Moab's Events and Festivals

    Moab's ideal climate has made it a magnet for year-round events and festivals.
  • Canyonlands National Park

    A short hike to Mesa Arch rewards visitors with a naturally framed view of Utah's canyon country.
  • Moab's Red Rock Country

    The 3,000 square miles of breathtaking public lands surrounding Moab are a national treasure.
  • Hiking & Backpacking

    From cool stream-side hikes to spectacular sandstone arches, Moab is full of exciting day-hikes and overnight backpacking opportunities.
  • Moab Mountain Biking

    Over the past two years the number of mountain bike trails in the Moab area has greatly expanded, including 40 miles of new singletrack.
  • Dead Horse Point State Park

    The view from Dead Horse Point is one of the most photographed scenic vistas in the world.
  • Kayaking on the Colorado River

    Kayak the Colorado River on your own or with one of Moab's professional river outfitters.

Moab - Where Adventure Begins

Welcome to Moab, Utah
Two National Parks - One Extraordinary Destination!

Visit the only Utah destination where you can experience two of The Mighty 5® National Parks from one convenient location. Visitors from around the world come to the town of Moab to experience sunrise over the towering depths of Canyonlands National Park and then follow it up with sunset in the otherworldly red rock landscape of Arches National Park. Moab’s year-round access to thousands of square miles of amazing red rock landscapes, along with the cool waters of the Colorado River, has made it one of the most sought-after outdoor recreation destinations in the American Southwest.

Moab is home to several of Utah’s most diverse National Parks. Within minutes of town you will find yourself surrounded by out-of-this-world red rock landscape of Arches National Park. Less than an hour’s drive will put you atop the mythical sounding Island in the Sky, a remarkable district of Canyonlands National Park that makes you feel as if you are on top of the world. The views from the Island encompass thousands of square miles of colorful canyons, mesas and buttes. The great scenery, however, doesn’t end with our National Parks. Dead Horse Point State Park is a short drive from Moab and offers visitors amazing views of the snaking meanders of the Colorado River 2,000 feet below. Just 20 miles south of Moab are the La Sal Mountains, which are part of Manti-La Sal National Forest.  Attaining heights of nearly 13,000 feet, these alpine mountains are the second highest mountain range in Utah. All of the amazing scenery in this part of the world is why Moab has such a rich history of filmmaking. However, seeing it on the big screen is one thing, experiencing it for yourself will fill you with enough memories to last a lifetime.

Discover our National and State Parks

Canyonlands National Park
Canyonlands National Park
Arches National Park
Arches National Park
Dead Horse Point
Dead Horse Point State Park

Discover Our Activities

Let Moab be your base camp for world famous mountain biking, hiking, four wheel driving, or river expeditions of any length and experience level. Moab also offers canyoneering, scenic flights, ballooning, and skydiving. For a more relaxing visit just sit back and enjoy the scenery along Moab's three scenic byways.

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Discover Your Next Vacation

Our website contains everything that you need to start planning your Moab vacation. Take a look at Moab's plentiful lodging opportunities, diverse cuisine and recreational activities.

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Moab's Perfect Location

Moab, Utah, home to Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, is surrounded by some of the most stunning red rock landscapes on Earth. Moab’s unique combination of small resort town hospitality, beautiful scenery and the cool waters of the Colorado River has made it one of the most sought after destinations in the American Southwest.

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Explore everything that the Moab area has to offer. Our Moab Activities Planner also includes complete listings of Moab lodging, campgrounds, guides, outfitters and services. Click here to request your free copy today!

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Mountain Biking

Moab Mountain Biking
Moab is home to the greatest mountain biking on the planet and offers a huge variety of trails.

Moab’s Porcupine Rim and Slickrock trails are on the top of the list of rides that made Moab famous, and they are the most spectacular and challenging mountain bike rides available anywhere, but Moab also has trails for 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, Moab has it all. How can you go wrong when the trail list currently includes 111 trails with names like Captain Ahab, Dino-flow, Sidewinder, Secret Passage and Hazzard County?
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The City of Moab

Downtown Moab
While exploring the most unique scenery in the American Southwest, visitors can relax and experience the small town hospitality of Moab.  Moab’s perfect climate has made it a magnet for year round outdoor events and festivals, and the downtown business district has responded with a great collection of restaurants, microbreweries, shops, and galleries.  Moab’s diverse cuisine will please any palate, from regional southwestern fare to world-class gourmet.  Stroll through the downtown shops for a great selection of southwestern arts and jewelry, souvenirs, t-shirts, and much more.  

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Moab Information Center

Moab Information Center
Once you arrive in Moab, your first stop should be the Moab Information Center (MIC). Conveniently located at the corner of Main and Center Street in Moab, the MIC offers information on recreational opportunities and visitor services throughout southeastern Utah. Allow some time for the interpretive displays and large gift shop featuring guide books, maps, videos, videos, postcards, and much more.

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25 E Center St, Moab, UT 84532
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38.572990, -109.550020

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