Local Area Attractions
So much to do - so little time!
The Moab area offers something for everyone. Shopping in the city of Moab, river rafting, horseback riding, golf, jet boat & jeep tours, ancient petroglyphs, hiking, rock climbing, the world famous Slick Rock bike trail and numerous 4-wheeling trails. Day trips from the Moab KOA include Monument Valley, Valley of the Gods, Arches National park, Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky district, Needles district and the Maze), Dead Horse Point State Park, the Goosenecks, Hovenweep National Monument, Natural Bridges, the Colorado River, ghost towns and more.
Slick Rock Bike Trail is the biker’s Mecca only 4.5 miles from the KOA. This area is known for the best mountain biking in the world.
La Sal Mountain Range
From the campground there are spectacular views of the La Sal Mountains, located near the eastern border of Utah and rising above the town of Moab. You can take a half day trip and enjoy the views. There are 2 lakes in the La Sal Mountains that are truely breath taking. When you take the loop you drive along the banks of the Colorado River as well.
Arches National Park (15 minutes from KOA)
This national park features the greatest concentration of natural stone arches in the world. To date, over 2,000 arches have been found and roads and trails in the park lead to many of them.
Canyonlands National Park (About 35 mins drive from KOA)
Canyonlands National Park is the largest and most rugged of all of Utah’s parks. The three sections of Canyonlands, Island in the Sky, the Maze, and the Needles, divided by the Green and Colorado rivers, are primitive worlds. They are so vast that, even with repeated exploration, they will never give up all of their secrets.
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Adventure Xsteam Series: Moab
The 13th Annual Adventure Xstream Adventure Race returns to Moab with another all new course. Solo's or teams will kayak, mountain bike, trail run, canyoneer, rappel and navigate at 50+ mile course surrounding the spectacular canyons of Moab, Utah.
April 25, 26 & 27, Moab April Action Car Show
Beautiful vehicles set in a Breath-Taking location. Celebrating their 21st year. There will be a rod run to Dead Horse State Park on Friday, Saturday is the big show, and Sunday features a second Rod Run following a continental breakfast at the park. For more info go to moab21.com/moab_car_show/
June 8th & 9th, Moab Triathlon Festival/XTERRA
he Moab Triathlon Festival is a two-day event consisting of multiple competitive events including XTERRA off-road triathlons, road triathlons (sprint/Olympic), trail run, and a kids triathlon. All activities will be at Ken's Lake, located just south of Moab KOA. As part of the TriUtah race series, athletes will converge from throughout the Intermountain West for this one-of-a-kind triathlon celebration. For more info go to triutah.com
Canyonlands Half Marathon and Five Mile Run
The Annual Canyonlands Half Marathon and Five Mile Run course winds alongside the Colorado River through a deep red rock canyon for the first 11 miles, and then takes runners to a green, shady finish at Swanny City Park in downtown Moab. Full details and registration info is available at moabhalfmarathon.org or call 435-259-4525.
April 2014 Moab Easter Jeep Safari
April Easter Jeep Safari consists of trail rides, mostly day long trips, departing from Moab throughout this week long event. The Red Rock 4-Wheelers of Moab officially runs approximately 9 different trails every day, with "Big Saturday" culminating in the largest ever single trail ride departure happening - around 30 groups line up in down town Moab to head off in every direction for 30 different trails! This massive week-long event is one of the largest events of the year for Moab. For more info go to rr4w.com. Please make your camping/lodging reservations as early as possible.
Please Note: **During the Jeep Safari from April 11 and April 20 special cancelation policy is in effect please take read carefully before you make reservations **