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    Top Spots in and near Castle Valley

    • Moab, Utah

      Parriott Mesa Trail

      2.83 mi / 981 ft gain
      Parriott Mesa Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Moab, Utah.
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    • Moab, Utah

      Hike to Castleton Tower

      5.0
      4 mi / 300 ft gain
      Castleton Tower is a popular destination for rock climbing when in the Moab area. However, if you are not a rock climbing, you can still enjoy the scenery of the tower and the surrounding desert. Located on BLM land, there are several access trails off the La Sal Loop road. You can't miss the tow...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Mountain Bike Moab's Porcupine Rim

      5.0
      15 mi / 1000 ft gain
      This ride is one of the most popular in Moab, let alone the state of Utah. With that said, you probably won't have the trail to yourself so be sure to take time to hangout at the best vista points and chat with the other riders. Although the shuttles try to stagger the drop-offs, there will be ri...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Drive through Scenic Castle Valley

      5.0
      Going west on Highway 128 towards Moab, take a left onto La Sal Loop Road. And you're there! To get back to Highway 128, simply turn back on the same road. You can also take a right onto Porcupine Ranch Road, meeting at La Sal Loop Road again, eventually reaching Highway 128.During this drive, yo...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Camp at Oak Grove Campgrounds near Moab, UT

      This a classic Moab area campground. Although you'll have neighbors nearby and a highway next to the site, it feels very secluded and quiet. You can sunbath on the sand and take a dip in the river to cool off/wash up everyday. It doesn't get much better than that. This is first-come, first-serve ...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Camp at Big Bend Campground

      5.0
      This campground has three different campsites. All the sites are made for larger groups, so there has to be a minimum number of people to reserve a site. Site A is the largest, with the maximum capacity of 40 people. Site B fits 20 people and site C fits about 30 people. All the sites are non-ele...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Camp at Drinks Canyon

      5.0
      Drinks Canyon Camping Area is located just 6 miles up the Colorado River on Hwy 191 from Moab. This BLM managed campsite has 17 sites that are all first-come, first served. Just a short drive from Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Fisher Towers, and the surrounding BLM land, Drinks...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Camp at Porcupine Rim Campground

      5.0
      Porcupine Rim Campground, just inside the Manti-La Sal National Forest, is a fantastic dispersed campsite (with bathrooms) that overlooks the hills and mesas of Castle Valley some 2000' feet below. Most are familiar with the area due to the famous Porcupine Pine Rim mountain biking trail, but the...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Rappel the Granstaff Canyon

      4.0
      4.5 mi / -500 ft gain
      The Granstaff Canyon is a beautiful, red rock canyon just outside of Moab, nestled up against the Colorado River. For those with canyoneering or climbing experience, this canyon is simple enough to run. After an initial one hour (ish) hike in from the parking spot, the rappels are close together ...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Drive Fins & Things

      5.0
      9.4 mi / 900 ft gain
      Fins & Things is a 9.4 mile classic Moab ATV / 4WD trail rated 5 by the Red Rock Four-Wheelers. It is steep, has great traction, some fantastic slalom cutes and of course, glorious views of the Moab redrock scenery. The one-way trail is broken into three sections and begins at campsite E-6 in...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Camping at Granstaff Campground

      5.0
      Granstaff Campground has 17 campsites available, which are first come, first served. The sites are $15 a night per vehicle. The campground is a little limited and doesn't have running water, so bring your filter or head into town and pick up supplies.During the day, you can easily make your way t...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Grandstaff Canyon

      4.3
      4.34 mi / 1335 ft gain
      The Grandstaff Canyon trail is 2.4 miles to Morning Glory Bridge and can take anywhere between 3-5 hours round trip. Grandstaff Canyon is nestled right along the Colorado River in Moab, UT. This easy hike takes you to the 6th longest natural bridge in the United States, Morning Glory Bridge. Brea...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Trail Run Moab's Slickrock Trail

      8.8 mi / 944 ft gain
      The Slickrock Trail is well known in the mountain biking community and has put Moab on the map as one of the premier mountain biking destinations in the world. The good news for folks who don't mountain bike is that it's just as much fun to run or hike.It's a loop trail and very well marked with ...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Ride the Slick Rock Mountain Bike Trail

      5.0
      10.7 mi / 819 ft gain
      The Slick Rock mountain bike trail is a great trail option for all skill levels looking to get a taste of what Moab has to offer. The trail is unique in that it is almost entirely on rock, with only a few patches of sand and mud scattered throughout the 10 mile loop. The trail is easy to follow d...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Photograph the Milky Way at North Window Arch

      4.7
      Arches National Park is a must see for all photographers, but especially for astrophotography. Many of the most common places to shoot are balanced rock, and Delicate Arch and there's a good reason, these are beautiful places. North Window Arch is much less common, and even on a moonless night,...
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    • Moab, Utah

      Camp at Sand Flats Recreation Area in Moab

      3.0
      The rock domes and slickrock around the campsites provide fun for young and old to scramble on, or simply enjoy the sunrise or sunset. Located just outside of the town of Moab Utah is the Sand Flats Recreation Area. The area is managed jointly by the Bureau of Land Management and Grand County Uta...
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    Camping and Lodging in Castle Valley

    Big Bend Group Sites
    Moab, Utah

    Big Bend Group Sites

    Dewey Bridge Group Sites
    Utah 128

    Dewey Bridge Group Sites

    Upper Onion Creek Group Site
    Moab, Utah

    Upper Onion Creek Group Site

    Lower Onion Creek Group Sites
    Moab, Utah

    Lower Onion Creek Group Sites

    Sand Flats Recreation Area
    Moab, Utah

    Sand Flats Recreation Area

    Goose Island Group Sites
    Moab, Utah

    Goose Island Group Sites

    Guides, Insights and Stories from Castle Valley

    The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Moab in the Winter

    The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Moab in the Winter

    Lysianne Peacock

    My Go-To List for Car Camping in Moab

    My Go-To List for Car Camping in Moab

    Chris Engelsman

    Moab Fall Pilgrimage

    Moab Fall Pilgrimage

    Chris Engelsman

    The Ultimate Glamping Basecamp in Moab, Utah

    The Ultimate Glamping Basecamp in Moab, Utah

    Liam McNally

    How to Buy a Mountain Bike

    How to Buy a Mountain Bike

    Josiah Roe

    3 Days of Climbing and Camping in Moab, Utah

    3 Days of Climbing and Camping in Moab, Utah

    Liam McNally