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Great side trip on U 279 Potash Rd.

We had an extra day in the Moab, UT area and were not disappointed with a drive down Potash Rd... read more

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Bob S
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Canton, Ohio
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Check out the petro glyphs

Beautiful scenery and the petroglpyhs on the wall are amazing.I noticed rock climbing areas here as... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ACautiousAdventurer
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Bethlehem, United States
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Reviewed today via mobile

We had an extra day in the Moab, UT area and were not disappointed with a drive down Potash Rd. Along the drive, stop and check out the petroglyphs. Very worth while drive.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful scenery and the petroglpyhs on the wall are amazing.I noticed rock climbing areas here as well.

Thank ACautiousAdventurer
Reviewed 4 days ago

Two roads follow the Colorado River either side of Moab, Utah, both passing through spectacular red rock landscapes. The eastern route, Highway 128, is a well-traveled highway leading eventually to I-70. The west route, Highway 279 or the Potash Road, also known as the Potash-Lower...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the highlight of our trip! Unsurpassed views and beauty. The Colorado river winds along the side. Also Red Cliff Lodge is on this road. You really get a glimpse of the old west. Do yourself a favor and take this drive.

Thank KYgirl1965
Reviewed 6 days ago

After a day in Canyonlands, we enjoyed a relaxing drive on Potash Road as far as the pavement went. According to our son, the continuation is exciting, but we didn't have the appropriate vehicle. The setting sun reflected off the rocks on both sides of...More

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought my AWD CX5 Mazda was up to task. It was....barely. Starting from the Shafer Trail side in Canyonlands it looked doable. Winding down onto the plateau from the top of the canyon was fun and spectacular. I stopped to let a 4 x4 by....More

Thank Marsha S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We used Potash to start our White Rim Trip instead of heading down Shaffer due to poor visibility at Island of the sky. One you get to the pot ash factory the road is best for 4 x 4 we went during some crazy rains...More

1  Thank Biztravr
Reviewed 1 week ago

this road is a left hand turn just north of Moab. we parked about a mile in at a designated parking area. then unloaded our road bikes of ride along the Colorado river. we went about 10 miles and then stopped and turned around. there...More

Thank ColoDream
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This trail was an adventure so worth taking. Many areas to stop and take in the breathtaking views. Follow the recommendations for travel on this road, especially if you do not have the proper vehicle. Kicked this one off the bucket list!

Thank DonPhyllis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful scenic drive along Utah route 279, which runs along the Colorado River. Many petroglyph's and some dinosaur tracks. The dinosaur tracks do require going up a fairly steep trail, many of the glyphs are visible from the road. If you have a 4WD you...More

Thank johnoklh
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Travel_Addict_Cyprus
16 March 2018|
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Response from beaches | Reviewed this property |
Potash Rd is the same as Byway279.
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13 February 2018|
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6 May 2017|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
Might be a little dicey in a few places on some of the rock steps, but if you get out and plan your route in person up close you can probably find a route. These places are probably only around 20-30 feet long. I've got an... More
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