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  Moab Utah | Utah.com
Two national parks are found within the Moab, Utah, destination: Arches National Park, and Canyonlands National Park.
Moab is known as a Utah adventure capitol, offering activities such as mountain biking on Slickrock, off-road trails and the Moab Jeep safari, whitewater rafting down the Cataract Canyon section of the Colorado River, and hiking to Delicate Arch - Utah's famous icon.
Traces the history of the Moab, Utah, area from the dinosaurs and early ancients, 1800's exploration, and through the mining era.
www.utah.com /moab   (1228 words)

  Moab, Utah - DesertUSA
Moab, the only Utah town located on the Colorado River, is the county seat of Grand County (population 8,800) in the heart of the Colorado Plateau.
Moab was a hangout for Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch and other outlaw gangs of the 1800s.
Moab is regarded as one of the world's best places for mountain biking.
www.desertusa.com /Cities/ut/ut_moab.html   (713 words)

  Moab Property Management - Moab Utah
Moab, Utah, tucked in a remote corner of red rock canyons, is one of America's premiere vacation and retirement communities.
Moab Property Management is the voice of experience and reliability for all of your housing and caretaking needs in Moab, Utah.
Moab Property Management understands that the most important thing they can give their clients is peace of mind.
www.moabpropertymanagement.com /index.html   (257 words)

 Moab, Utah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Moab hosts a large number of tourists every year, mostly visitors of the Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, which are located close by.
The Daughters of the Utah Pioneers attribute the name to William Pierce, the first postmaster, believing that the biblical Moab and this part of Utah were both "the far country".
Moab was incorporated as a town on December 20, 1902.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Moab,_Utah   (1360 words)

 Moab Utah Area Chamber of Commerce | Chamber News
The Moab Area Chamber of Commerce is a vital part of our community and I would welcome the opportunity to be a part of such a strong organization.
She is presently the Treasurer for Utah Travel Regions Associations and Utah Tourism Industry Coalition; she is co-Director of Canyonlands Travel Region, Chair of SUNPARKS (southern Utah National Parks advertising coalition), a member of NTA, TIA and the Moab Area Chamber of Commerce.
My view of the Moab Chamber of Commerce is that it should be a good neighbor of the community and assist businesses in being more successful and resourceful in meeting the needs of the community, both the local community as well as the tourist community.
www.moabchamber.com /boardofdirectors.html   (1349 words)

 Moab, Utah-Adventure Capital of the World. Sheri Griffith River Expeditions Moab, Utah
Moab, the only Utah town located on the Colorado River, is in the heart of the Colorado Plateau.
The town of Moab is nestled in a valley with the 12,000 foot La Sal Mountains on one end and the mighty Colorado River on the other.
The town of Moab was settled by cowboys and ranchers in the mid 1800's, and was still a small farming community up to the early 1950's.
www.griffithexp.com /moab-utah.htm   (358 words)

 Camping Areas Around Moab Utah
Moab was a sleepy town until the mad craze for uranium in the 50’s.
Moab has been the beneficiary of another population growth in the last ten years, this growth has been in tourism.
Moab is located in the heart of the Colorado Plateau, there are many recreational activities available here.
www.outdoorsinutah.com /moab-camping.htm   (1569 words)

 Moab Utah - Directory and Guide
Moab is Utah's base camp for outdoor adventures; people come from all over the world to enjoy white water rafting, rock climbing, canoeing, hiking, cross-country skiing, jeep tours, and ATV riding in Moab's outdoor playground.
Moab is home to over 50 restaurants and can serve up everything from a nice juicy steak to a quick sandwich, hamburger, or taco.
Moab shares its border with the spectacular Arches National Park and is in close proximity to Canyonlands, both of which draw scores of people to Moab.
www.travelwest.net /cities/moab   (642 words)

 GORP - Moab, Utah
Moab is flanked to the east by the La Sal Mountains, which rise beyond 12,000 feet; the cool, green high-country terrain offers a refreshing contrast to the desert wilds below.
With a generally mild climate and unexpected environmental variety, Moab is a magnet for year-round outdoor adventure.
Located northeast of Moab in a wilderness study area, Westwater Canyon is many boaters' first choice for a short, challenging adventure.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/us_blm/ut_moab.htm   (548 words)

 Moab Lodging-motels, hotels, activities, events for visitors to Moab Utah.
Moab Lodging-motels, hotels, activities, events for visitors to Moab Utah.
The town of Moab is located in the southeastern part of Utah.
Moab is also known for it's mountain bike trails on the sandstone located in this area.
www.moablodging.com /index.html   (170 words)

 Utah Vacations - State Of Utah - Utah Hotels
The Ramada Inn in Moab, Utah is in the heart of downtown Moab, next to the Mill Creek Parkway in full view of the impressive La Sal..
The people of Utah do not seem to mind the t-shirts that say “Utah — But I tahler” and life in the 45th state continues with its homogeneous religious background, bringing in tourists for many of its famous attractions.
The Sundance Film Festival and the Utah Shakespearean Festival are some of the highlights of the state’s cultural heritage.
www.utahhotelfinder.com   (531 words)

 Moab Information Center - Get up-to-date vacation planning information from the official government tourism website for ...
Located in southeastern Utah, along the banks of the Colorado River between soaring red sandstone cliffs, the resort town of Moab is the gateway to both Arches and Canyonlands National Parks, Dead Horse Point State Park, the Colorado River and the beautiful La Sal Mountains.
We are the Moab Area Travel Council and it is our pleasure to provide visitor information for Grand County and the city of Moab, in addition to Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, and all points between.
Located on the banks of the Colorado River, nestled in a fertile green valley between soaring red sandstone cliffs, the city of Moab is the perfect place for those that like to enjoy the charm and hospitality of a small resort town.
www.discovermoab.com   (767 words)

 The Geology of Moab
In the Permian, the Paradox Basin had completely filled, and the Moab area was a region of near-ocean dunes (the ocean lay to the west).
During this time, sandstone was deposited in southeast Utah, such as the DeChelly sandstone that forms the spires of Monument Valley, the Cutler formation sandstone that forms the needles and arches of Canyonlands, and the White Rim and Organ Rock sandstone of Canyonlands.
Utah's "dividing point" for the past 500 million years has been the Wasatch line -- the line of faults running down the Wasatch Front and into the Hurricane Fault of southwestern Utah.
www.utahmountainbiking.com /goodies/geology/moab.htm   (1545 words)

 Moab travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Moab [1] [2] is a town in the American state of Utah and a gateway to the nearby Arches National Park and other attractions in Canyon Country.
Moab is a unique Western community situated in the red rock country of Southeastern Utah on the Colorado River.
Moab Utah Hotel 71 West 200, North Moab, [6].
wikitravel.org /en/Moab   (497 words)

 Moab Mountain Biking Trails - Moab mountain bike trail information and maps.
Moab offers a huge variety of trails for mountain bikers of any experience level, from beginners looking for a scenic ride through beautiful canyons and mesa tops, to seasoned bikers looking for the ultimate challenge.
Moab is well known for the world famous, and highly technical, Slickrock Bike Trail.
Trailhead: The junction of Highway 191and Kane Creek Boulevard in Moab.
www.discovermoab.com /biking.htm   (2899 words)

 Moab - Moab Utah Guide
Moab is the county seat of Grand County and a regional center of southeastern Utah.
Moab became the county seat when Grand County was created from portions of Emery and Uintah counties in 1890.
Moab was incorporated as a town in January 1903 and became a third-class city in December 1936.
www.utahtravelcenter.com /cities/moab/history.htm   (450 words)

 Trains & Mountain Biking in Moab & Utah - Mountain Biking in Moab, Utah
Moab is unquestionably the country's uber-mountain biking destination, its popular Slickrock Trail luring so many riders that it's off-limits to organized tours.
However, with 150 trails to choose from, Moab has more than its share of terrain for riders who make the pilgrimage: take your pick from sandstone (also known as slickrock), sand, gravel, rock, ledge, doubletrack, and mountain trails.
Independent riders will find all they need in the town of Moab to set them up for their trip, from campsites and bicycle repair shops to carbo-loaded eateries and microbreweries for that pre- and post-ride pig-out.
away.com /tripideas/moab-utah-trains-300901.html   (370 words)

 VIA Online: Outdoor Sports in Moab, Utah
As will soon become clear, this southeastern Utah town is a launching pad for a dizzying array of outdoor activities, none so renowned as the trail I was about to taste.
If you want to spark a lively debate with daredevil mountain bikers, insist that Moab has the best trails in the world and that the sport was invented in Crested Butte, Colo. Those statements will cause tires to skid and gears to grind.
Moab offers a wide range of mountain biking trails, from moderate to gonzo.
www.viamagazine.com /top_stories/articles/moab01.asp   (1520 words)

 Moab, Utah   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1855, the first white settlement in southeastern Utah was when Brigham Young brought 42 men down the Old Spanish Trail to the current site of Moab.
Butch Cassidy once boarded the old Moab Ferry by force and took it across the Colorado River as he fled from the scene of his first bank robbery in Telluride, Colorado.
This park of 4,630 acres has wonderful views of Utah's "grand canyon." During the late 1800s, cowboys herded wild horses through the area across the narrow neck of land that separates the point from the mainland.
hometown.aol.com /Gibson0817/moab.htm   (460 words)

 OARS: Utah adventures and rafting trips, including Cataract Canyon rafting and San Juan River rafting since 1969
O.A.R.S. multi-sport and rafting trips to Utah are all about "big." Big rapids (with small stuff for first timers too), big selection and big smiles.
Utah's canyons and backcountry hide some of the most storied paddling destinations in the world, which is why we've designed adventurous vacations for everyone who wants to see what all the excitement's about.
Some of O.A.R.S. Utah rafting and multi-sport trips veer from the norm - like our adventure spa and archaeology trips on the San Juan River, or our uniquely luxurious lodge-based trips in Cataract Canyon.
www.oars.com /utah   (429 words)

 Moab, Utah Travel & Vacation Guide
From Moab, one can conveniently hike in Arches and Canyonlands national parks, mountain bike on the famous Moab Slickrock Trail, whitewater raft the Colorado River, tackle the thousands of miles of rugged canyon roads in four-wheel drive vehicles or horseback ride amidst the alpine beauty of the La Sal Mountains.
Moab is located 32 miles south of I-70 on Hwy.
To learn more about Moab, select a topic of interest from the left-hand column, or view more Moab Travel Info here.
www.go-utah.com /Moab   (170 words)

 Utah River Rafting & Moab Utah Vacations
From the wonderful, eye-popping flight over Utah’s canyons, the wildlife sightings, the light on the canyon walls, to the lovely campsites - it was hard to absorb so much natural beauty.
Utah is a land filled with diverse landscapes and home to one of the most beautiful adventure destinations in the world - Moab, Utah.
Combine your 4-day Utah journey through the Cataract Canyon with one day and night at a luxurious 4 diamond ranch on the banks of the Colorado River.
www.westernriver.com /trips/utah   (708 words)

 Moab Utah Red Stone Inn Hotel Motel Lodging Accommodations
Moab Utah Red Stone Inn Hotel Motel Lodging Accommodations
Information on Moab Utah's Redstone Inn Located in the Heart of Canyonlands and just 5 miles from Arches National Park is one of Moab's finest lodging accommodations, the Red Stone Inn.
Moab, Utah is home to the famous Slickrock Bike Trail, and the Red Stone Inn Motel allows you to keep your mountain bikes in your room.
www.moabredstone.com   (324 words)

 Moab Utah - Directory and Guide
Moab is, first and foremost, an incomparable base of operations for exploring the diverse and extraordinary canyons of southeastern Utah, and in particular Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park and the La Sal Mountains.
Moab is a popular destination and the hotels as well as the campgrounds fill up quickly during peak season.
Moab occasionally receives a sprinkling of snow, and temperatures have been known to dip below freezing, however, if you choose to travel to Moab during the winter to avoid the crowds you will generally enjoy mild temperatures.
www.travelwest.net /cities/moab/moab-utah.html   (790 words)

 Best Western Greenwell Inn Hotel - Moab Utah Hotels
Moab, Utah welcomes you to the Best Western Greenwell Inn, offering affordable deluxe lodging and hospitality in the heart of downtown Moab.
Moab has become one of the adventure capitals in the U.S. One will find Moab an ideal base camp while exploring the surrounding areas read more…
The Best Western Greenwell Inn is centrally located in downtown Moab, next to the Moab Mill Creek Jogging and Bike trail, steps away from the kaleidoscope of attractions, fine shopping, galleries, dining and nightlife that Moab has to offer.
www.bestwesternmoab.com   (280 words)

 Climbing around Moab, Utah   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Through Utah Open Lands there is a plan to purchase the property at the base of the tower.
The South Six-Shooter is the desert tower with the easiest route of all Moab, given 5.6 by the guidebook.
In Moab, a big mechanics looking like the clone of John Goodman just bent some metal with his hands and didn't even want to be paid.
www.gdargaud.net /Climbing/Utah.html   (3971 words)

 Moab Business Alliance - Moab, Utah
Moab will never become an Aspen or Telluride, but if we do nothing, we face major issues such as inflated housing prices, higher property taxes, and the loss of part of our community.
Some ideas for Moab’s the future were also discussed: keeping people with diverse incomes in Moab, the need for more low impact small businesses, better utilizing Moab’s professional and under employed workforce, the need for affordable housing, the need to make a living wage, and more comprehensive transportation planning.
As the Mayor Sakrison said, Moab is at a critical point and we need to make some important decisions about our future.
www.rockmoab.com /moabba/index.html   (333 words)

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