What To Do In Moab

Guests ride along the edge of the White Rim in Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands

Moab Bike Shops

  • Double Down Bike Shop: (435) 259-9196. Full service repairs, rentals, and retail. Shuttles also available right from the shop.
  • Chile Pepper Bike Shop: (435) 259-4688. Rentals (mountain and road), repairs, shuttle info, maps, and everything else you need to get on your bike and into the great outdoors.
  • Poison Spider Bike Shop: (435) 259-7882. Rental bikes, bike apparel and gear, top level service, shuttle information, and friendly advice on human powered fun in the Moab area.
  • Moab Cyclery: (435) 259-7423. A high performance Moab bike shop, with superior service, rentals, tours, shuttles, and gear.
  • Rim Cyclery: (435) 259-5333. Moab's oldest bike shop family owned and operated. Top quality mountain bike rentals and full repair service.

A shuttle van loads bikes in front of Chile Pepper Bike Shop

Chile Pepper Bike Shop

Moab Activities Other Than Biking

Rock Climbing/Canyoneering

  • Moab Desert Adventures: 415 N. Main Street, (804) 814-3872. Guided rock climbing and canyoneering.
  • Windgate Adventures:  (435) 260-9802. Guided canyoneering, hiking and rappelling adventures
  • Desert Highlights: 50 E. Center Street, (435) 259-4433. Guided canyoneering, hiking and rappelling adventures.
  • Moab Cliffs & Canyons: 63 East Center Street, (435) 259-3317. Specialists in Vertical Adventures.

Moab Utah outfitter Desert Highlights canyoneering guide coils rope in a slot canyon
Desert Highlights

Colorado River: Raft, Kayak, Canoe, Stand Up Paddleboard

Wild West Voyages
Wild West Voyages

Horseback Riding

  • Red Cliffs Lodge : (435) 259-2002 : Guided horseback rides near Castle Valley on trails made famous by John Wayne.
  • Rock N' Ridge Rides :  (801) 599-2789 : Guided horseback rides in the La Sal Mountains for those looking to escape the desert heat.
  • Moab Horses : (435) 259-8015 : Backcountry horseback and mule trail rides near Professor Valley and the Colorado River.


  • Arches National Park: Great hikes to great arches.  Arches will need a Timed Entry Ticket to access the park between April 1 through October 31, 2023.  Reservations need to be made several months in advance. Please see this link for reservation information.
  • Corona Arch: Located 9 miles down the Potash Road, north of Moab. A short hike to a spectacular arch.
  • Canyonlands National Park: Wonderful day and overnight hiking.

Aerial Activities: Zipline, Scenic Flights, Hot Air Balloon, Skydiving

  • Raven's Rim Zip Line: (435) 260-0973 :  Soar on six different zip lines above the desert floor and walk on an incredible suspension bridge, all in the famous Slickrock area.
  • Pinnacle Helicopters (435) 259-7421 : Offers scenic tours of backcountry arches, deep canyons and isolated buttes.
  • Red Tail Air : (435) 259-7421 : Aerial tours over Canyonlands and Arches National Park, as well as the rest of the Moab area.
  • Moab Balloon Flights : 855-MOABSKY : Offers a boutique hot air balloon experience over Moab's red rocks.
  • Red Rock Ballooning : (801) 707-4215 : Offers daily flights over beautiful Moab cliffs, canyons and desert landmarks.
  • Skydive Moab : (435) 259-5867 : Offers tandem jumps for first timers, as well as camps, courses, and solo jumps for experienced jumpers.


A guide shows how it's done on Ravens Rim Zip Line above Moab UT
Ravens Rim Zip Line

4 Wheel Drive, Off-Road Adventures

  • Moab Adventure Center : (866) 904-1163 : Access Moab's spectacular backcountry in a custom Hummer vehicle.
  • High Point : (877) 486-6833 : Experience a unique and exciting Moab adventure in a Hummer or in a side-by-side vehicle.
  • Big Iron Tour Company : (877) 951-8874 : Veteran owned and operated, guides will take you on trails in their custom military vehicle or modified Jeep.
  • Coyote Land Tours : (435) 260-6056 : Group tours on iconic Moab trails in a unique Mercedes Benz Unimog Truck. Off-road driving instruction also available in your personal 4WD vehicle or rental Jeep.

Evening Entertainment

  • Moab's Backyard Theater: Outdoor variety theater just off Main Street, including bluegrass, magic shows, comedy, fire spinners.

Other Resources


  • Back of Beyond Books: (435) 259-5154: Specializing in regional and Natural History.
  • Spa Moab: (435) 259-5154: For massage, facials, body treatments.

Moab's Backyard Theater is great evening entertainment after your mountain bike tour
Moab's Backyard Theater

Where to Eat - The Restaurants We Enjoy!

  • Love Muffin Cafe (435) 259-6833: Great breakfast and lunch to go too.
  • Red Rock Bakery (435)259-5941: Bagels, Pastries and great sandwiches to go.
  • Moab Brewery (435) 259-6333: Moab's only microbrewery.
  • Desert Bistro (435) 259-0756: Casual fine dining with nightly specials including wild game and fresh seafood.
  • Bangkok House (435) 355-0899: Full course Thai and complete sushi bar. Delivery, takeout, sit down.
  • Sabaku Sushi (435) 259-4455  Fresh, regional ingredients combine with unbeatable service to create a unique and relaxed atmosphere.
  • 98 Center Restaurant: (435) 355-0098  Outpost for Vietnamese-inspired soups & sandwiches with vegan & gluten-free options, plus cocktails.
  • Josie Wyatt's Grille : (435) 355-0552 : Located in the Hoodoo Moab Hotel, offering a standard menu of American dishes and drinks.

A biker friendly environment abounds at Love Muffin Cafe in Moab UT

Love Muffin Cafe

The Best Places To Stay

Bed & Breakfast

  • Sunflower Hill B&B (435) 259-2974: Moab's finest. Ask for a room in the Garden Cottage. Very private, hot tub, gardens, American and European antiques, and lots of charm.
  • The LaunchPad B&B (208) 290-1717 A 2500 sq. ft. guest house with nightly room rental - guests have access to a self-serve continental breakfast available at any time in the morning...so they can be on their own schedule.

Moderately Priced

  • Red Stone Inn (435) 259-3500: Bike friendly hotel. Bikes can be brought into rooms! Reasonable rates for rooms with kitchenettes, a microwave, and a coffee maker.
  • Big Horn Lodge (435) 259-6171: Has new furnishings and is also very bike friendly.

The Sunflower Inn bed and breakfast in Moab UT

The Sunflower Inn

More Expensive, the "Best" Hotels


  • Up the Creek Campground (435) 260-1888: Beautiful, quiet & shaded walk-in campground with showers near downtown Moab.

Front Entrance toThe Gonzo Inn in Moab UT

The Gonzo Inn

Resorts or Ranches

  • Sorrel River Ranch Resort (877) 359-2715: Luxury accommodations on the Colorado River, 18 miles from Moab.
  • Red Cliffs Lodge (866) 812-2002: Located on banks of the Colorado River, 15 miles from Moab. This western style lodge caters to the adventure traveler.

Nightly Condo Rentals/Lodging Resources

The Red Cliffs Adventure Lodge sits on the banks of the Colorado River 14 miles upstream from Moab UT

Red Cliffs Adventure Lodge