In addition to the hiking trails within the National parks, trails exist throughout the region that provides convenient access to some of the area's lesser known backcountry and prehistoric Indian sites. For the explorer, acres of relatively untouched wilderness await you.
A recreational center for mountain bike enthusiasts, the area's range of slick rock, dirt roads, and forested trails offers a multitude of possibilities. Whether you are an amateur or a rider looking for a challenge, the varied landscape of Utah's Canyonlands provides an experience of a lifetime.
Largely a legacy of mining activities, thousands of miles of 4-wheeling trails exist in the Moab surrounding area. A variety of scenery and a range of challenging trails offer the opportunity for countless days of exploration.
With hundreds of established climbing routes, Utah's Canyonlands presents new challenges to experienced rock climbers. The endless sandstone walls have an abundance of demanding crack climbs. The scenery is fantastic and the climbing areas are uncongested.
Moab area offers some of the finest whitewater in the country, including the rapids of the Colorado River and the famous sand waves of the San Juan River. In addition, the Green River offers 120 miles of continuous flat water ideal for canoeing. The Colorado and Green rivers offers water lovers a full range of activities from calm water jet boating, kayaking, paddle boating, to whitewater rafting.
Moab's beautiful 18 holes golf course spreads from the base of rugged red cliffs in view of the La Sal Mountains. Moab Golf Course is open year round and can be considered one of the most scenic in the state.
Sandstone spires, expansive vistas, and spectacular sunsets represent some of the many landscapes that attract both amateur and world-renowned photographers to Moab area.