The parks and monuments of the southeastern Utah share some of the darkest skies remaining in the contiguous 48 United States. As few as one in ten Americans live in areas where they can see the estimated 2,500 stars that should be visible under normal conditions. During the spring and fall, Island in the Sky rangers team up with rangers from Arches National Park and Dead Horse Point State Park to introduce visitors to the wonders of the night sky. A ranger program will be followed by stargazing and telescope viewing. The location will rotate among the three parks and the start time will vary with the time of sunset.
Rock Climbing & Canyoneering
Moab rock climbing and canyoneering are one of a kind experiences from novice to expert. Moab's water carved stone is perfect for canyoneering; while, the sandstone of the rock formation make it perfect for those who love to or want to try their hand at rock climbing - even the kids can do it.
Sand Flats Recreation Area
Located on the heart of the Colorado Plateau you will find some of the best camping, 4x4 trails, and bike trails. Head over to the La Sal Mountains for an experience you won't forget.
Drive Along a Scenic Byway
With a choice of three breathtaking and exciting drives for the best of sightseers, driving along one of Moab's scenic byways is a must see experience. Drive Upper Colorado on U-128, Lower Colorado River U-279 and/or Dead Horse Point U-313. Don't forget your camera.
Explore the Slot Canyons
Created by water and wind, these "slots" are one of nature’s finest displays and they’re super fun to explore! Many require a small drive to get to, or take a canyoneering tour to skip the stress of navigating the canyons yourself!
Fun on the Water
Head out to one of the area lakes for boating, fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding and other fun. Enjoy great views of the canyons and fall colors while out on the water, and stop on the shore to take advantage of one of the area campgrounds.
Camping in Moab
Moab offers many camping options for unique, affordable vacation accommodations. You can choose from one of the area campgrounds with hookups and water access, or find more privacy in one of the designated open-area camping spots.
Off Roading in Moab
Off-roading, 4×4 trail experience will get your heart pumping! They are designed for 4x4 vehicles and experienced drivers only. Expect amazing scenery and unforgettable experiences during your tour. Hells Revenge and White Rim Trail are favorites.
Moab Giants Dinosaur Park
A great family-friendly option, Moab Giant's Dinosaur Park in an immersive museum with an aquarium, dinosaur playground, trail, and more.
Visit a National Park
Moab is home to so many national parks, inviting guests to experience the beauty of nature through hiking, biking, canyoneering, and more. See fall colors, canyons, rivers, waterfalls, cliffs, and more. Some favorites include Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park and Canyonlands National Park.
Hiking in Moab
With trails and leaf views that absolutely can't be beat, hiking is a must do when you’re in Moab in the fall! here are trails available for all levels of hiking experience!
Seeing the Petroglyphs
Ancient petroglyphs are a type of artifact that has been found around Moab, Utah. They can be seen in multiple places around the canyons, though they're guarded for protection. They're carved into the beautiful stone and are thousands of years old!
Air Tours Over Moab
Seeing Moab from the air is a unique and totally different experience than seeing it from the ground. There are several air tour options in Moab, so if you want to get your heart racing and see some great fall sights, book an air tour!
Zip Lining in Moab
For a high-adrenaline activity that’s also family-friendly, check out Moab ziplining! Ziplining is an exciting experience, with much of the fun being climbing to get to the top of the zipline course. Most Moab zipline tours are half day and will take you up via 4x4 or similar vehicle