Arches Timed Entry From April 1 through October 31, 2023, daytime visitors to Arches National Park are required to have a timed entry ticket to enter the park. Reservations open three months in advance. More information at
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Things To Do

Moab is a thrill-seeker's playground. But it’s also a place where you can stretch your legs or hone your skills in nearly every outdoor pursuit. There are quick hikes leading to world-famous landmarks, technical sandstone features to bike and some of the greatest regions of undisturbed backcountry in the American West. No matter how you choose to spend your time in Moab, come prepared with a sense of exploration, adventure and plenty of water.

Best time to visit Moab Winter in Moab

Outdoor Recreation In Moab

Things to do in Town

Shopping & Dining

With such a unique and impressive landscape, it  was only a matter of time before Moab would blossom into an eclectic and artistic community. Popping into the locally-owned restaurants, boutiques, art exhibits and gear outfitters that line Main Street is the best way to really feel the character of the place.

After a day on the trails, head into town for dinner at Sunset Grill, a once-privately owned mansion that’s been repurposed as one of Moab’s finest restaurants, or stop by Moab Brewery for a burger and a local craft beer. Once your legs are rested and you’re feeling rejuvenated, spend the evening exploring downtown’s outdoor art exhibits, and gear up for tomorrow’s adventure.

Restaurants in Moab

History & Wellness

No trip to Moab is complete without taking a beat to understand and appreciate this incredible desert’s history. Take a trip through Moab’s prehistoric past at Moab Giants, a museum where you can take an outdoor stroll among more than 100 life-size dinosaur replicas, or stop by the Film Museum at Red Cliffs Ranch to discover the area’s rich cinematic history. From there you can visit one of the plentiful rock imagery sites left behind by the Anasazi and Fremont people.

However you choose to spend your time in Moab, remember to be present and appreciate the moment. The red rocks are a place for healing and wellness, and Moab’s locals care passionately for them. It’s up to everyone who finds adventure here to act as a steward for the environment and help keep Moab Forever Mighty.

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Moab Guides, Tours and Rentals


4 Days

Salt Lake City to Moab

Moab is Utah’s adventure epicenter — a place where world-renowned natural destinations are scattered around a town that’s brimming with local charm. Be sure to bring a vivid imagination and taste for exploration along with your hiking shoes, sunscreen and water bottle, because this is not your typical retreat.

Adventure, Arts, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Scenic Drives/Road Trips


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4 Days

The Complete Arches Trip

Discover a new side of Arches National Park with this four day itinerary. Start exploring the hidden gems in the Arches region today.

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5 Days

The Complete Canyonlands Trip

The Canyonlands Region of Utah combines the best of the Moab area's easy proximity to Arches National Park and Canyonlands National Park's most accessible district with some of the United State's most remote and culturally significant landscapes.

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