Calling an adventure an absolute must-do is a bold claim, which is why this list is so short. Sure, there are tons of fantastic, even world-class, adventures to explore in Moab, but must dos? Well, these four adventures undoubtedly fit the bill.Less
Delicate Arch is one of the most photographed arches anywhere, but be prepared to be patient if getting the perfect shot is the goal. It is worth remembering that, literally, the entire world wants to see Delicate Arch as much as you do! Like so many destinations in National Parks, Delicate Arch is worth the time to be patient and simply soak it all in.
"Dead Horse Point State Park is one of Utah’s most spectacular state parks," according to DiscoverMoab.com. "The view from Dead Horse Point is one of the most photographed scenic vistas in the world." In addition to the iconic Dead Horse Point vista, this area is now home to some of the most beginner-friendly trails in Moab. The trails themselves reach beautiful viewpoints along the rim of the gorge for a more immersive Dead Horse Point experience.
Slickrock was arguably the original world-famous mountain bike trail! The unique slickrock slabs provide an otherworldly ride experience, providing phenomenal traction up and down near-vertical rocks. While the ride quality is no longer as excellent as the newest singletrack trails that have been built in Moab, it's still a route that all riders need to check off their bucket list, if only for the otherworldly experience.
The soaring sandstone arches found in Arches National Park are some of the largest and most impressive on the planet! You’ve undoubtedly seen images of the ultra-famous Delicate Arch, even if you didn’t realize it at the time. But Arches National Park is home to so much more than just Delicate Arch, with a plethora of strange and beautiful arch formations and weather-worn sandstone rock sculptures.