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Moab Utah Outdoor Activities

Explore Moab Utah’s Nature

Get to know the area during your stay at Red Cliffs Lodge – Moab’s adventure headquarters! Our hotel offers easy access to some of the region’s most popular activities; lovers of the Great Outdoors will find plenty of things to do here, from mountain biking to hiking, rock climbing and kayaking on the Colorado River.

Tee off from Moab Golf Course, get a bird’s eye view of the area’s stunning natural landmarks on a scenic air flight or rent a jet boat and feel the wind through your hair as you explore the Colorado River. For something a little different, take a journey into the past by hunting dinosaur tracks and petroglyphs. One thing’s for sure – a stay in Moab is never boring.

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Mountain Biking Capital of the World

Each year, thousands of people come to Moab with one thing on their mind - mountain biking. Ride the spectacular Monitor and Merrimac Trail or other fun, world-class Moab rides. Great for all ages and abilities.

Mountain bikers are welcome at Red Cliffs Lodge. We offer bike storage, maps, trail information and activities for cyclists of all skill levels.


Hiking in and Around National Parks

The Moab area is lined with trails on and through the public lands of our national parks. From cool stream-side hikes to wondrous vistas and spectacular sandstone arches, Moab area is brimming with a huge selection of exciting day-hikes suitable for your entire family.

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Jeep, ATV, 4-Wheel and Hummer Adventures

Experience Moab’s most scenic trails, either on your own or with an expert  guide. Tours range from two to four hours. Drivers must be at least 16 with a valid driver’s license.

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The Moab Golf Course is one of Utah's most picturesque courses, with lush greens set against the backdrop of red cliffs and boulders.

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Scenic Air Flights

There's no better way to experience the beauty of Canyonlands and Arches National Parks than on an air flight excursion.



Canyoneering adventures are a great way to explore some of our landscape’s hidden secrets. From rappelling into a slickrock grotto and swimming the watery pools of a slot canyon, there's an exciting adventure around every corner. Experienced guides will teach you technical climbing and share their vast knowledge of local flora and fauna.


Scenic Highway Drives

The Moab area features several state scenic byways - roads that are historically or culturally significant (and officially recognized for being so). Take a day trip during your visit and be sure to explore some of these scenic highway drives.


Discover Petroglyphs

Petroglyphs - images carved or scratched into stone - are found in the southern part of the state. They are typically discovered in caves or other areas that offer protection from the elements. Explore the region's rock art, some of which is thousands of years old.

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Dinosaur Tracks

Dinosaur fans will be thrilled with the tracks they find in eastern Utah, most of which have been left by carnivorous and herbivorous giants from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.

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Jet Boat Tours

Explore some of Moab’s most remarkable sights on a jet boat. The calm sections of the Colorado River are home to stunning canyons with incredible history.