Moab Parks & Gardens
Featuring trails, campgrounds, hunting and fishing areas and many other facilities, the Manti-La Sal National Forest has a range of activities for visitors to enjoy throughout the year. The park is 1,413,111 acres and straddles the Utah/Colorado border. Activities allowed in the forest include horseback riding, boating, hiking, rock climbing, camping, ATVing and nature watching.
Amazing views of southeastern Utah's trademark red sandstone cliffs are found at Dead Horse Point State Park near Moab. Named after a cowboy legend, the park offers a range of facilities, including a 21-site campground and a visitor center. It is open all year to visitors and can be found east of Highway 313.
Natural wonders like the 1,000 ft Island in the Sky mesa, rock art of Horseshoe Canyon and the Colorado River are just a few of the many sights to see at Canyonlands National Park, which is located southwest of Moab. Sprawling over 337,598 acres of land, the park is divided into four sections. Each part is distinct from the others and many visitors often only explore one section at a time. This lends the park to offer unique experiences with each visit.
Maintained and operated by Grand County, this outdoor recreational area offers several trails and campgrounds for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy. Trails of note located inside the Sand Flats Recreation Area include the popular Slickrock Bike Trail and the Hell's Revenge 4x4 Trail.
Amazing rock formations and a variety of hiking trails are a couple of the many reasons why people visit Arches National Park near Moab. From March through October, guided walks highlighting the history of the area, interpretive programs and campfire activities are offered daily. Rich in heritage and geographical wonders, be prepared to spend a few hours exploring the park.