Moab, Utah

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MoonflowerMoonflower (09/28/2004) The Moonflower Petroglyph panel on Kane Creek Road.

Across the Slick RockAcross the Slick Rock (09/28/2004) Delicate arch seen across a field of slick rock. NOTE there is a deep chasm between the slickrock in the foreground and distant arch.

Poison Spider BicyclesPoison Spider Bicycles (09/28/2004) You need to pedal fast to outdistance the local arachnids

Highway 128Highway 128 (09/28/2004) The Colorado River on the scenic route 128 outside Moab.

Colorado River at MoabColorado River at Moab (09/28/2004) Highway 191 Crosses the Colorado River near Moab.

Atlas Tailings PileAtlas Tailings Pile (09/28/2004) Created in Moab's Uranium hey day, the Atlas Tailing Pile stands as a sad reminder of what man does to the planet.

Kane Canyon RoadKane Canyon Road (09/28/2004) Kane Canyon Raod follows the Colorado River westward.

Department of Workforce ServiceDepartment of Workforce Service (09/28/2004) A prominent building on Kane Canyon Road. BTW, there are no jobs for computer programmers. There are lots of jobs for health care professionals, but none for computer programmers.

Makeshift CampMakeshift Camp (09/28/2004) Looks like a nice spot for a quick nap. This is near the Lazy Lizard Hostel.

Lazy LizardLazy Lizard (09/28/2004) The Lazy Lizard Hostel offers cheap digs in Moab.

Lazy Lizard HostelLazy Lizard Hostel (09/28/2004) The Lazy Lizard offers affordable beds for weary travelers. They are on the south end of town.

Woody s TavernWoody s Tavern (09/28/2004) Woody's Tavern in Moab.

Best Western - MoabBest Western - Moab (09/28/2004) The Best Western on Main Street in Moab sports a fountain. Click picture for reservation information.

Moab Trail SystemMoab Trail System (09/28/2004) Bridge under main street.

MobilesMobiles (09/28/2004) A store on Moab's Main street sells mobiles and other art works.

Trail BridgeTrail Bridge (09/28/2004) Bicyclists, walkers and runners have an entire separate system of bridges and trails in Moab. I love it.

Walking BridgeWalking Bridge (09/28/2004) This town is really doing a great job of making a livable space for people visiting this desert oasis.

Mill Creek ParkwayMill Creek Parkway (09/28/2004)

College of Eastern UtahCollege of Eastern Utah (09/28/2004) The CEU Extension in Moab.

Moab City HallMoab City Hall (09/28/2004) The Mill Creek Parkway ends at Moab City Hall. (I believe Moab is constructing a new City Hall on the other end of town).

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Moab, Utah

Moab is a resort community in South Eastern Utah. The town is adjacent to the Colorado River and has easy access to Arches, Canyonlands and Natural Bridges National Parks as well as access to a wealth of BLM, State Parks and other national treasures. My Moab Tumblr blog includes hundreds of pictures of Moab from multiple photographers.

If you are planning a trip to Southern Utah, I strongly suggest staying in Moab proper. While there is a growning number of parks, camps and condos being built up on the outskirts of town, the town of Moab itself has a great deal to offer. The people of this community have thrown a great deal of effort into making a place that visitors will enjoy staying.

The town is pedestrian and bicycle friendly. Moab is crisscrossed with a network of biking and hiking trails. There are public parks with xylophones and fun instruments, and the trails sport a variety of artworks and historical exhibits. The end result of all this effort is that you have a wonderful compact arts town that is pedestrian friendly.

You can park your car in the motel and walk to a wealth of quality restaurants, museum exhibits, galleries and pubs. Staying in town helps fight the suburban sprawl that can kill the scenic value of this area. I really think you will have a fun time parking the car and staying in town.

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Context: Towns-Utah

Arches National Park (151 pictures) Arches National Park is just north of Moab.

Grand Junction, Colorado (95 pictures) Grand Junction is the nearest metropolitan location.

Colorado River (96 pictures) Moab is adjacent to the Colorado River.

Utah State (53 pictures) Moab is a resort community in South Eastern, Utah.

Moab's Mill Creek Canyon (47 pictures) Mill Creek Canyon is a popular hike southeast of Moab.

Granstaff Canyon (14 pictures) This is a popular hike North of Moab.

Sand Flats Recreation Area (81 pictures) Sand Flats Recreation Area is southeast of Moab. It is the home of the Slickrock and Porcupine Rim Trail.

Slickrock Trail (34 pictures) Pictures from the famous Slickrock Trail near Moab.

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