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Hole 'N the Rock

11037 S Highway 191, Moab, UT 84532-3969
+1 435-686-2250
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The Zoo Bothered my Conscience

There is a lot to like about this place, but ultimately the negative aspects outweighed the... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
Nicole W
Denver, Colorado
Tourist trap you can't turn away from

Tacky, keitchy, eclectic, and any other adjective you can think of but still kind of fun. Next time... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
Ed B
Eagle Mountain, Utah
via mobile
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This 14-room home, built in 1945 by its eccentric owner, is a definite must if you're driving near Moab.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“petting zoo” (46 reviews)
“gift shop” (41 reviews)
“minute tour” (19 reviews)
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11037 S Highway 191, Moab, UT 84532-3969
+1 435-686-2250
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

There is a lot to like about this place, but ultimately the negative aspects outweighed the positive for me. I'll start with what I liked. There is a feeling of creativity, campiness, and irreverence here that you don't see every day. I liked hearing about...More

4  Thank Nicole W
Wyndee H, Owner at Hole 'N the Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

I am sorry that you felt that way about the zoo. Our animals are well taken care of. If they weren't eating, it was probably because they had already been fed that morning and weren't hungry. On any beautiful sunny day, you will find all...More

Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Tacky, keitchy, eclectic, and any other adjective you can think of but still kind of fun. Next time I will try the tour. Definitely worth stopping but I would not make it a destination. If you are heading south of Moab it's worth the stop.

2  Thank Ed B
Reviewed 27 November 2016

we wanted to see the house, but they charge A LOT to get inside and you can't take pictures. if i can't take pictures, i can't show people how cool it might be! therefore, i can't recommend it to anyone! the gift shop was so-so....More

Thank sonja c
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This is a fun place for a quick visit. In the end it is just a house in the rock. But it is pretty interesting. There is also a petting zoo here.

1  Thank Alan P
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I won't try to tell you the full story of Hole N the Rock. A (possibly) crazy mining engineer decided to make a house by tunneling into a big hurking rock. Now it's a museum/shop/tourist attraction.. Maybe an example of how the desert makes you...More

Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I drove by this place at least three times BEFORE I found the courage to stop. It was tacky with artifacts from every possible genre (and, I think I photographed them all).

Thank TravelinJoe47
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This place is about 15 minutes south of Moab and is worth seeing once. It isn't something you will choose to do over and over, but if you have little kids it's a good place to let them walk around the paths. The store/souvenir place...More

Thank mark h
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My boyfriend and I had just climbed Wilson's arch and were looking for something near the area to do before dinner. I collect smashed pennies, so Hole in the Rock was one of the places I wanted to go to anyway, so we went! Was...More

Thank jdelong94
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I should start by saying we didn't do the tour. Maybe that makes it better. But the shop located inside the hole in the rock is full of all sorts of junk which I'm not sure who buys. Cool to see it's carved inside the...More

Thank Mindy G
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I barely remember this place. It was all the other rock formations that I remember. It will most likely be on your route to the other scenic adventures on your way through Canyonlands.

Thank Marcine C
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