- For a short trip, tackle the Potash - Lower Colorado River Scenic Byway 270.
- The Bicentennial Highway is a great way to experience the best of the southwest.
- Rentals are available from several area providers.
- Utah Scenic Byway 128 leaves right from Moab and includes some of the most impressive area scenery.
Set amongst the splendor of southwest Utah’s sweeping canyons, soaring sandstone spires, and breathtaking high desert Mesa’s, nearly any direction you ride form Moab is sure to treat you to beautiful scenery. Whether you set off to explore the La Sal Mountains or Arches National Park, Moab is your ideal base camp for all you southwestern motorcycle touring adventures.
Where to go on a Motorcycle Ride
- Utah Scenic Byway 128
Located approximately four miles north of Moab, Utah Scenic Byway 128 takes drivers on a 45 mile tour of some of Utah’s most breathtaking scenery including the Fisher Towers and the Colorado River.
- La Sal Mountain Loop
Located approximately five miles north of Moab, this drive begins by following the Colorado River, and contines next to the La Sal Mountains through the Castle Valley. Along the route expect views of towering mountains and precipitous canyons.
- Bicentennial Highway
Located approximately 80 miles south of Moab, this breathtaking 45 mile ride passes through some of the most scenic landscapes in the southwest, including Natural Bridges National Monument, as well as the Colorado River.
- Squaw Flats Road
Located approximately 40 miles south of Moab, Squaw Flats Scenic Byway boasts views of the Abajo Mountains, Newspaper Rock, as well as breathtaking Canyonlands scenery.
- Arches National Park
This 22 mile loop passes by some of the most spectacular stone arches in the world. Popular attractions include Balanced Rock, Sheep Rock, and Parade of Elephants.
- Potash-Lower Colorado River Scenic Byway 270
At 17 miles in length, this is a great option if you only have an hour or two to ride. Along the way you’ll enjoy Indian petroglyphs, stone arches, sheer red rock canyons, and dinosaur tracks. Local tip: Take this ride at sunset.
Guided Tours & Rentals
Rentals are available at several locations around town.
Looking for the ride of your lifetime? Explore the professional guide services on this page. They can plan anything from an afternoon outing to a multi-day trip.