La Sal Mountains: Our most recommended tours and activities

Moab: Hell's Revenge 4WD Off-Road Tour by Kawasaki UTV

1. Moab: Hell's Revenge 4WD Off-Road Tour by Kawasaki UTV

Climb aboard a Kawasaki UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle) for an adrenaline thrill on the Hell’s Revenge Trail of Moab. Drive a specialized 4WD vehicle, with the confidence of knowing you are following a professional guide. Hell's Revenge is like a slow moving roller coaster; except it’s on slickrock! Drive across petrified mountains of rock that look like sand dunes. Although known as “slickrock,” it's actually gritty like sand paper; and unlike anything else you’ve experienced before. Along the way, stop for panoramic views from the Colorado River Overlook, and see authentic dinosaur tracks. Travel in convoys of no more than 5 vehicles for a more intimate and personal experience. Anyone over the age of 21 can drive one of the buggies if they have a valid drivers license, and are comfortable driving on terrain with steep slopes and cliffs. Each vehicle can accommodate up to 4 people.

Moab: Arches National Park Self-Guided Driving Tour App

2. Moab: Arches National Park Self-Guided Driving Tour App

Begin your adventure into the stunning Utah landscape at the visitor center by the entrance to Arches National Park. As you set off on your journey, pass the towering formation of the Three Penguins and the geological Moab Fault, then pause at Park Avenue. Simply admire the formations, colors, and layers here or hike the trail into the park. Next, check out the distant snow-capped La Sal Mountains, the iconic Three Gossips, and the towering series of formations from the Courthouse Towers to Sheep Rock. Continue deeper into the park, admiring the petrified dunes and desert scrub while learning about the native Ute and Paiute tribes. Hear about their mythologies, way of life, and eventual struggle against Spanish invaders and Mormon settlers. Your journey into Arches will then bring you to the famous Balanced Rock formation, followed quickly by the two most popular stops: the Windows Arches and Double Arch. Enjoy jumping out and exploring these geological marvels up close. After, make your way through Arches’ unique Cache Valley to Delicate Arch, the unrivaled highlight of this park. Check out the nearby historic Wolfe Ranch and tribal petroglyphs, and decide if you want to see the famous arch from a viewpoint or hike closer for greater detail. Your adventure continues through the unique Salt Valley of Arches to stunning formations like the Fiery Furnace, Sand Dune Arch, Arches Forest, Skyline Arch, and Tapestry Arch. These are all optional stops and hikes. Finally, make your way to the farthest point in the park: the Devil’s Garden. Here, hop out to visit the famous Landscape Arch as the crowning vista of a surreal landscape.

Arches National Park: Sunset Pavement Van Tour

3. Arches National Park: Sunset Pavement Van Tour

Experience an unforgettable evening in Moab, Utah in Arches National Park. Sit back and take in the exquisite views as our professional and local guide takes you through the park. From the vehicle, you'll see views of the famous Balanced Rock, Courthouse Towers, La Sal Mountains, Petrified Dunes, and Panorama Point. You'll also enjoy a short guided walk to the North and South Window Arches, Turret Arch, as well as the legendary Delicate Arch Overlook. Arches Sunset Van Tours meet at the Moab Reservation Center daily. Sunset times vary with season. This trip is 3.5-4 hours long. All ages welcome!

Moab: Full-Day Colorado Rafting Tour

4. Moab: Full-Day Colorado Rafting Tour

Start your tour heading up scenic byway 128. Your guide will give you information and show you different rock formations along the way. Admire the views of the high canyon walls and the La Sal mountains off in the distance.  After a safety briefing, begin your adventure while admiring the views and enjoying the ride through the rapids. Your guide will give you more information on the areas you pass along the river and the names given to each rapid.  Once you get to Rocky Rapids, your guide will get lunch ready and after lunch you can continue down the Colorado river through a few more rapids and make your way into the canyon. Take in the last few miles inside the canyon walls before making your way back to Moab.

Moab: Canyons and Geology Airplane Trip

5. Moab: Canyons and Geology Airplane Trip

Clamber onboard a flight to remember and marvel at dramatic geological features. Benefit from informative commentary as you witness the dramatic landscape of the Moab area in a unique way. Fly east from Moab to the famous canyons of Gateway, Colorado. See the Colorado River and side canyons including Grandstaff Canyon, Morning Glory Arch, Castle Valley, and Professor Valleys. Encounter the Fisher Towers and exposures of the Paradox Formation. Swing over to the Dolores River Canyon to see the cliffs, canyons, and mesas that have been home to generations of ancient and modern Native Americans. Approach the La Sal Mountains and see the changes in vegetation as you catch distant views of the San Juan Mountains in Colorado. Learn all about the geological features as you head back towards canyon country with a bird's eye view of the Mi Vida uranium mine. Enjoy sights of the Canyonlands National Park, Needles District, the Confluence, and Island in the Sky before returning back to land.

La Sal Mountain Loop: Scenic Self-Driving App Tour

6. La Sal Mountain Loop: Scenic Self-Driving App Tour

Welcome to Shaka Guide's audio tour app, your companion for exploring the enchanting La Sal National Forest Park. Prepare to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this pristine wilderness, nestled in the majestic La Sal Mountains. As you embark on your journey through La Sal National Forest Park with the Shaka Guide app, get ready to discover towering peaks, lush alpine meadows, and serene mountain lakes. The app will provide informative and engaging audio commentary, offering insights into the park's flora, fauna, and rich natural history. Explore the scenic byways that wind through the forest, offering breathtaking vistas at every turn. The app will guide you through routes like the La Sal Mountain Loop Road, revealing hidden gems and picturesque spots along the way. Marvel at the towering peaks and sweeping panoramas that stretch as far as the eye can see. As you drive through the forest, the Shaka Guide app will point out significant landmarks, such as Geyser Pass, Warner Lake, and Oowah Lake. Each of these destinations offers a chance to immerse yourself in the tranquility of the forest and enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, picnicking, or simply basking in the peaceful ambiance. Venture into the La Sal Mountains, where the app will guide you to the trailheads of popular hikes. Lace up your hiking boots and set off on adventures on the Oowah Lake Trail, where you can witness stunning vistas, alpine wildflowers, and possibly spot wildlife along the way. Capture the beauty of La Sal National Forest Park with your camera as the app points out ideal photography spots and provides tips for capturing the perfect shot. Whether it's a cascading waterfall, a serene mountain lake, or a wildflower-filled meadow, the park's diverse landscapes offer endless opportunities for capturing remarkable images. Learn about the unique ecosystem of the La Sal Mountains as the Shaka Guide app shares fascinating information about the region's geology, wildlife, and plant life. Gain a deeper appreciation for the delicate balance of nature and the importance of preserving this pristine environment for future generations. Some exciting things you'll experience on the tour: Breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains, forests, and valleys. Explore the numerous trails that traverse La Sal National Forest Park. Keep an eye out for the diverse wildlife that inhabits La Sal National Forest Park. Fish for trout in lakes like Warner Lake or Oowah Lake. Pack a picnic lunch and find a scenic spot to enjoy a meal surrounded by nature. With the Shaka Guide app as your knowledgeable companion, your visit to La Sal National Forest Park will be enriched by captivating stories, interesting facts, and practical information. So, grab your phone, and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking landscapes of La Sal National Forest Park.

Moab: Arches, Canyonlands, and Moab Photography Day Trip

7. Moab: Arches, Canyonlands, and Moab Photography Day Trip

Your guide has scoured the area for exceptional photography spots, and will be available to help you not only with composition, but also with how to maximize your camera's settings for excellent shots. We make our first stop at the Dead Horse Point State Park. Photograph from several viewpoints around Dead Horse Point. Then, we will photograph at 2-3 locations, pending weather and time in Canyonlands National Park. Our next stop is the Arches National Park. Iconic arches and rock formations, often with the snow-covered peaks of the La Sal Mountains behind. It is a busy park, so we will try to visit more out of the way locations that fewer visitors get to.Time permitting, we will visit an ancient petroglyph site along Potash road on our way back to Moab after the morning in Canyonlands

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Ben was great! He was very knowledgeable and made sure you were kept safe. During the ride we would stop and he would make sure you were doing ok. He even took serval pictures for us. The most memorable experience will be screaming into the canyons and hearing out echo! Thanks Ben!!!

Great experience! We ride sxs at home & was worried about being bored but it was awesome! Loved the scenery, the ride & our guide (Ben)! Would definitely recommend!!

Loved having the guide through Arches National Park. It was very informative and followed our driving path accurately. I learned a lot from the extra stories.

Very helpful tour and gives a lot of information especially if you are new to the area.

It was simple to use and very informative! I will definitely use it again!