We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
A red rock haven for hiking, biking and lots of beautiful scenery

The Colorado Riverway Recreation Area includes all the public lands nestled along the Colorado... read more

Reviewed today
Taylor B
,
Chicago, Illinois
Take a raft trip down the Colorado!

We rafted down the Colorado with Cayon Voyages we took the full day float. This was fun and a nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ACautiousAdventurer
,
Bethlehem, United States
Read all 251 reviews
109
All photos (109)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful drive”(22 reviews)
“colorado river”(89 reviews)
“fisher towers”(18 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
18°
Oct
-3°
Nov
-8°
Dec
Contact
Route 128, Moab, UT
Website
+1 800-635-6622
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Moab
from US$91.89
More Info
from US$107.51
More Info
from US$91.89
More Info
from US$138.05
More Info
Reviews (251)
Filter reviews
229 results
Traveller rating
188
35
6
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
188
35
6
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful drive colorado river fisher towers two lane road scenic route bike path red cliffs beautiful area castle valley canyon walls incredible scenery take photos every turn hiking trails rock formations cisco camping
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 229 reviews
Reviewed today

The Colorado Riverway Recreation Area includes all the public lands nestled along the Colorado River and Utah State Route 128 from Dewey Bridge to US Route 191, the area long the river and Utah Route 279 from the Moab Valley to Potash and the area...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We rafted down the Colorado with Cayon Voyages we took the full day float. This was fun and a nice break from our days hiking. The water was mild and refreshing in June. The tour guide was friendly and fun. We got a chance to...More

Thank ACautiousAdventurer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its not just the river, but the scenic drive, photo stops along the way and the Fisher Towers hiking area out west of Moab. Its also a wonderful way to approach or leave Moab if you are coming from or heading to Grand Junction/Colorado and...More

2  Thank MaryEllenM27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a pleasant surprise. We took Utah 128 north towards, Castle Canyon, Cisco, I-70 to return to Colorado after visiting Arches National Monument. Great return trip. You follow the Colorado River and it is like driving through the Grand Canyon. The river is dotted with...More

1  Thank BearGuy60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is way way more scenic than most of the badged “scenic byways”. We had done the rather dismal Flaming Gorge route the day before and there is simply no comparison. From the point the gorge starts to the point you turn onto the main...More

1  Thank RoverP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you drive, raft, or camp here, you're in for some amazing views! I saw some camp sites that had the most amazing views!

1  Thank Gary S
Reviewed September 8, 2018

There is only one way to describe the drive out Route 128 from Moab and that's STUNNING. What a beautiful ride, back country highway along the Colorado River and basically no traffic so you get to enjoy the incredible rock formations, etc. There is an...More

1  Thank Jacqueline A
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a beautiful drive. Give yourself plenty of time to stop and explore and hike at the different areas along the way.

Thank miss1397
Reviewed August 25, 2018

We decided to drive out of Moab this way. I don't think we saw an entire soul the whole time. It was a beautiful way to leave Moab to head back to Denver, and enjoy more of the surround beauty of the area!

Thank Heather L
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We were in the Colorado River area a few times on our trip. he scenery here is amazing. Although we didn’t do any rafting, we still did lots of activities. This is truly a gem of the American West

Thank Greg M
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 38 nearby hotels
Red Cliffs Lodge
3,309 reviews
3.56 km away
Sorrel River Ranch Resort and Spa
901 reviews
8.31 km away
SpringHill Suites Moab
96 reviews
11.19 km away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Moab
491 reviews
11.32 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 98 nearby restaurants
Quesadilla Mobilla
1,225 reviews
12.56 km away
Sweet Cravings Bakery + Bistro
1,064 reviews
12.16 km away
Antica Forma
223 reviews
12.31 km away
Moyo - Moab Yogurt
232 reviews
12.19 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 198 nearby attractions
Castle Valley
286 reviews
7.00 km away
Windows
447 reviews
5.57 km away
Upper Delicate Arch Viewpoint
110 reviews
6.78 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Ashley T
July 24, 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Joel N | Reviewed this property |
I do not think you should let the kids play in the water. The river appears to me to be too fast and I did not see any calm areas.
1
Vote
Travel_Addict_Cyprus
March 16, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jim W | Reviewed this property |
The colorado riverway rund east from Moab or you can come from the east off of Interstate 70. You could do the drive as a day trip in about 3 hours from Moab to I-70 and then back to Moab. It is worth the time.
1
Vote
chipmunkey
October 1, 2015|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Joel N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are many camping areas along the river.
0
Votes