Short hike to two rock art sites, one an over-night camp with art under overhangs and the 2nd is the Moab Grotto rock art site
A quick hike along a sandy road to a rock spire sitting on rolling slickrock hills near Moab
An easy hike to a tunnel that takes you to an overlook into Spring Canyon near the Tombstone Rock formation
Hike to a hidden shelf above the Colorado river you get to using an old cattle trail blasted out of the canyon cliff face
This is a rewarding hike due to the large amount of famous and interesting petroglyph and pictograph panels in the area.
The Moab Maiden is a single petroglyph pecked into a large single boulder on a ridge above Kane Springs Creek. There are other petroglyphs at the cliff face at the overlook, as well as the ruin of a granary and pithouse.
An easy hike that takes you from the bridge in Moab into Arches National Park through a low canyon with water
A local swimming hole, with a waterfall, two arches, and an amazing amount of rock art
Explore a canyon that was part of the Spring/Fall Anasazi migration route, originating in the Maze District of Canyonlands National Park to the La Sal Mountains. There are Barrier style rock art panels in the canyon.
Discover a hidden Valley “Behind the Rocks” in Moab, and hike a two-thousand-year-old path used by Native Americans, see many petroglyphs and two ruins
This short hike takes you to discover the Owl Panel which also has the big man, lots of sheep, and other petroglyphs.
Scramble up to a secret canyon in Arches National Park above Park Avenue
Sand Dune Arch is a family favorite, perfect for kids, it is a quick and easy stroll on a sandy easy-to-follow trail
Skyline Arch sits against the skyline at the top of a large red rock fin. A short and easy walk.
Hike to both Tapestry Arch and Broken Arch on a short out-and-back trail that leaves from the Devil’s Garden Camp Grounds
A special place walking through rock fins, towers and arches, see the famous Landscape Arch or hike the challenging Primitive Loop to see more remote sections of the Devil’s Garden
This guide will give you everything you need to know about how to photograph Turret Arch through the North Window arch in Arches National Park in Utah.
Rarely visited due to its location in the western part of Arches National Park, a great place to go if you want a quieter experience off the beaten path away from the crowds
Willow Springs Road is a backdoor road into Arches National Park that avoids the toll gate, and reservation system
This is a fun and easy hike and is a great introduction to hiking in Arches National Park for beginners, the trail gets you quickly immersed among the high red rock features of what Utah and the park is all about.
The Windows and Double Arch are the main attraction, but you can see The Parade of Elephants, Turret Arch, Cove Arch, Ribbon Arch, Elephant Butte, and the Cove of Caves also.
The Island in the Sky district is one of the easiest and most popular districts of the park, the main attraction are the viewpoints and hiking the trails.
The site sits in an alcove and a stone circle. There are some handprints on the back of the wall of the alcove and some faint images that are hard to make out today.
Every sunrise, Mesa Arch is descended upon by masses of photographers trying to capture their own early morning sunrise framed through the arch.
A short hike to see where an Allosaurus and a Brontosaurus dinosaur walked and left their footprints over 160 million years ago
The tracks in this area are predominantly those of carnivorous dinosaurs called allosaurus, which were probably on the hunt for other animals that would come to what was once a large body of water.
Enjoy a short hike to a “mega track site” that is covered with over 2000 dinosaur tracks left on a 160 million years old mud flat.
Just a few minutes from downtown Moab, on the Potash road running along the Colorado River is the opportunity to see a half dozen sites that hold hundreds of petroglyphs and even some dinosaur foot prints
The 60-mile route follows the Colorado River, and climbs into the La Sal Mountains via Castle Valley, it offers great views of the peaks and the red rock canyons far below.
A scenic drive into beautiful Onion Creek Canyon just south of the Fisher Towers with many stream crossings and a fun optional hike in a narrow canyon
An easy quick stop along scenic byway 128 if coming or going from Cisco to Moab. A large boulder with about 50 petroglyphs sits above the highway.
The scenic drive – Utah Scenic Byway 279, takes the back roads and runs from Moab to Canyon Lands National Park along the Colorado River
Rarely visited by most travelers but is worth the effort. The view is overlooking Deadhorse state park and Canyonlands National Park Islands in the Sky district, to the north, looking over Hurrah Pass and the Kane Creek.
Explore this unique and uncrowded National Park with thousands of petrified logs decorating the landscape.
See the famous “Moab Man” petroglyph near Moab’s golf course, plus other interesting images like Santa’s Sled and the Happy Sheep
Visitors to Moab drive right by this easily accessible rock art panel next to the bridge over the Colorado River every day without ever knowing it is there.
Cisco was once a thriving town in the 1880s, with hotels and saloons, and was a natural provisioning center for the ranchers in the area. Today there is a small revitalization of Cisco by artists.
Faux falls are man-made via an outflow from Ken’s Lake reservoir. Being so close to Moab, the pool at the bottom of the falls makes for a great shallow swimming hole for people and dogs in the summer.