Even if you’ve never visited Moab, you’ve more than likely aware of this amazing Utah destination. With the Delicate Arch being it’s most notable icon, people throughout the world have seen this huge, free-standing sandstone rainbow at some point during their lives whether it’s been on television, in a book, or behind their friends and family on social media.
However, there is a much more to Moab than the Delicate Arch. That’s why Syringa Property Management would like to provide you with a list of local favorite things to do that make Moab a fabulous place to live or visit!
Starting in the Rocky Mountains, the Colorado River runs through seven United States and Mexico before making its way to the Gulf of California. However, some of its prime stretches are located throughout Utah near Moab. Here you can take the ultimate rafting trip for a once in a lifetime experience.
Dead Horse Point State Park
Aside from its peculiar name, Dead Horse Point State Park is perhaps one of the coolest state parks in the country. Offering amazing sunsets that you can’t view anywhere else, this park’s landscape was formed by the slow dissipation of ancient seas leaving behind a panorama of gorgeous cliffs that have set the backdrop for several Hollywood blockbusters.
Moab Giants Dinosaur Museum & Park
At the Moab Giants Dinosaur Museum & Park, you can walk where the dinosaurs once roamed the land. This interactive dinosaur trail and museum is definitely worth the drive if you’d like to learn more about these ancient behemoths and view the desert landscape where they once roamed.
Hell’s Revenge 4X4 Trail
Are you a major 4X4 enthusiast? Hell’s Revenge intersects with Slick Rock Trail, offering a different type of challenge for outdoor adventurers with the 4X4 bug. Here you can rent a Jeep or bring out your own suped-up rock-crawler and climb up and down the petrified dunes. This 6.5-mile trail is not for the faint of heart and typically takes 2-3 hours to conquer. Keep in mind, it’s best to go with a group and bring along a few spare tires just to be safe.
Slickrock Trail isn’t for your typical beach cruiser. Instead, its a place to test your mountain bike skills on it’s slippery, sandpaper trail. As a challenging 13-mile loop over ancient terrain, it’s important to bring your own tools, supplies, and water.
Much like the Delicate Arch, the Corona Arch is at the top of the list of things to see in Moab, Utah. Like a rainbow of liquid rock that you can walk beneath, the Corona Arch is located a mile and a half from the trailhead off UT-279 and the Colorado River.
Canyonlands National Park
As the largest national park in the state of Utah, the Canyonlands National Park will stagger your imagination with its spectacular views and 1500 foot mesa. From lofty viewpoints, you can see over 100 miles in any direction, resulting in panoramic views that boggle the mind. Here you can take a short day trip or spend a relaxing afternoon waiting for the sun to set.
Arches National Park
Located four miles north of Moab is the Arches National Park that’s famously known for its amazing concentration of sandstone arches that were formed by earthquakes, water, wind, and other erosion. With over 2,000 arches to see in the parks 120 square miles, this park provides plenty of wonder for a hiking adventure.
Utah Property Management
If you’re looking to relocate, Moab is a wonderful place to call home. If you’re in search of an available apartment, Syringa Property Management can help. As one of the most dependable, property management companies in the Northwest, we provide superior tenant services and the best housing environments for our tenants. We invite you to contact us at 1.800.545.1833 for more information about this remarkable destination and any of our Utah rental communities.