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Stunning drive, with new vistas at every turn

I would highly recommend this drive. Can't tell you how many times we pulled off to take pictures... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Joan D
Olmsted Falls, Ohio, United States
No need to go to Monument Valley

Do not go to Arches without driving this byway. Took us past a ghost town, Cisco, then scenery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I would highly recommend this drive. Can't tell you how many times we pulled off to take pictures. It is not a long drive, and well worth it. We were not going to be able to stop at the Canyonlands or Arches, but felt after...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not go to Arches without driving this byway. Took us past a ghost town, Cisco, then scenery after scenery. Seemed unreal. Be prepared for slower travel, but worth it

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids and I really enjoyed the contrast of sceneries going from end to the other. The roadway was smooth and well maintained. I recommend everyone traveling from the east visiting the GC, ZP, or Bryce to take use this road!

Thank KRM210
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best scenic drives with views from desert at Hwy 70 to Colorado river bank cliffs near Moab. There are a lot of fantastic rock formations, green valleys, vertical cliffs. This way is strictly recommended to choice to drive between Moab...More

Thank Pudik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With so many other attractions in the Moab area, Highway 128 can be overlooked but in many ways it's just as spectacular as anything else in the area. Fisher Towers, Castle Valley, and following winding canyons along the Colorado River make this fairly short and...More

Thank roadtrip_ken_2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely worth the drive. I couldn't believe that this was not a national park. You can stop and swim at own risk in the Colorado river. Current is quite strong so chose a place where you can safely get out downstream or stay in the...More

1  Thank Christian V
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Drove on Highway 128 several times during our recent trip to Utah. Definitely scenic, runs parallel to the Colorado River and on the way to Negro Bill Canyon, Onion Creek and Fisher Towers. I was a little nervous the first time on it. There are...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Figured we'd take a road less traveled and we were so glad we did. The views on this road are absolutely amazing!! Loved every mile of this road. Totally worth the extra 30 minutes it added to our trip.

Thank DonnaLovesToTravel
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Absolutely breathtaking drive through the canyons along the Colorado River. We saw some online posts talking about the drive to Moab taking Hwy 128 instead of continuing on I-70. Definitely worth the extra time spent following the scenic route. Each turn was gorgeous. This is...More

1  Thank SJANE11
Reviewed 8 June 2017

If you are driving west from Denver you must absolutely take the bypass to Highway 128 to Moab. It follows the Colorado River and rewards you with views very similar to the Grand Canyon. I've rafted the Grand Canyon and it is pretty close. In...More

Thank Robert B
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