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Address: Canyonlands National Park, UT 84532
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100-mile road which most visitors bike or drive by four-wheel vehicles.

100-mile road which most visitors bike or drive by four-wheel vehicles.

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Rent a jeep and go check out this amazing place! I said it more than once while my husband navigated the road - "I can't believe they let people do this!" Super twisty Shafer... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
No. VA
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Have mercy... let me start with the fact that we come from New York. We googled it to see how difficult the world rates this road.. moderate they said. It'll be great they said! And while it was, it's even better if you have the proper tires... meaning monster truck tires! We had a Jeep Grand Cherokee. It did fine.... More 

1 Thank Danielle H
No. VA
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209 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Rent a jeep and go check out this amazing place! I said it more than once while my husband navigated the road - "I can't believe they let people do this!" Super twisty Shafer Switchbacks down into the canyon where you will have to back up and find a slightly wider place if you encounter someone else coming at you.... More 

1 Thank tntcyclist
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We were only in the White Rim Road for a short duration, after driving down the Shafer Trail. The views were impressive and I would suggest driving the road to Musselman Arch; at the very least. You can turn around and head up the Shafer Trail, or take the Potash Road back to Moab. Either way you will experience views... More 

2 Thank John S
Orlando, Florida
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392 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This was one time I was glad I was on a tour as you are really high up and close to the edge of the cliffs. It is scenic and beautiful. The vistas are beautiful.

1 Thank ggerskine
Hell, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 576 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

We traveled a relatively short distance on the White Rim Road from the Shafer Trail to Mussleman Arch. I would love to take 2 or 3 days and travel the entire White Rim Road but we loved the portion of the road we saw. The Colorado River Overlook and Mussleman Arch were both interesting to see.

1 Thank trbeer
Holland, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

This trip is a bucket list item for sure if you love the southwest, rocks and awe inspiring vistas. We took a two day jeep trip and it took all of it. If you like to go fast this is not your trip. The photo ops ranged from magnificent landscapes to desert big horn sheep. Morning light and evening sunsets... More 

1 Thank Brent M
Brighton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

This was the most spectacular drive on the planet! IT SHOULD BE ONE WAY! there is a drive up the face of a cliff, and by the time we got to the top, there were other drivers on their way down. Had it been half way through the trip up, there would have been no way for either party to... More 

1 Thank Tansy2015
Germantown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2015

We drove this road in one day. It took approximately 11-12 hours. We started at 6:00 am and we returned to Moab around 6:00 pm. There were a lot of scary moments when our car climbed up the really steep section and our driver did not see what will be next… Do we have turn to the right or to... More 

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Lakewood, California
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

My wife and I spent three nights camping along the White Rim Road. Back country permits are required for camping and camp sites are limited and in high demand during spring and fall. I spent some late nights on line getting the sites I wanted. Also please note no camp fires are allowed along the road. You have to bring... More 

2 Thank MicLaf9999
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

I love this route. We only did a short amount of it on this trip and we were in Moab for Easter Jeep Safari. To do this road you should take at least three nights and camp along the road. There are designated sites and you will need permits. There is so much to see. We stop every quarter mile... More 

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