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Potash Road

Never has there ever been so much adventure and beautiful sights packed into one 17-mile stretch of road. Referred to often as Wall Street, this spectacular corridor will get your heart racing in a much different way than New York’s financial district. Treat yourself to some good tunes on the radio, a refreshing beverage in your hand, and soak in the breathtaking views that surround you on this scenic stretch of road. Potash Road will have you coasting through towering sandstone cliffs on one side as the roaring Colorado River courses past on the other. Buckle up and head three miles north of Moab on US-191 and turn right on Utah Scenic Byway 279, for here is where your journey begins.

River Pullout

Just two miles into the drive, take advantage of the pullout along the river to captivate some gorgeous scenes of Moab, the surrounding valley, and the magnificent red rocks that can’t be found anywhere else.

Jaycee Park and Portal Overlook

At around mile marker 4, follow the signs to Jaycee Park Picnic Area and Campground. Not only is this a great spot to escape all of the booming activity in Moab, but it’s also the trailhead to Portal Overlook – a moderate 6-mile hike overlooking the Colorado River portals.

Wall Street

Half a mile up from the campground, you might think you’re driving through a modern rendition of the Sound of Music as rock climbers hang above you on the ledges of rock walls— minus the green matching clothes and singing, of course.

Rock Art and Dinosaur Tracks

Also found in the Rock Wall area around mile marker 5, look for a sign at a riverside pullout that says, “Indian Writing.” About 25-30 feet up, you’ll see petroglyphs dating all the way back to the Formative Period. About 3/4-mile further up the north side of the road you’ll encounter the location of three‑toed allosaurus tracks in the Navajo/Kayenta sandstone interface. If you have binoculars, you can see even more petroglyphs on the rock wall.

Corona Arch

Continuing up the road another 5 miles, you’ll find yourself at the trailhead for Corona Arch. This is a popular 3-mile (roundtrip) hike outside the National Parks that’s great for kids and less experienced hikers. The reward (and photo opportunities) are excellent in the presence of two spectacular red arches, the Corona and Bowtie Arches.

Potash Road Boat Ramp

Another 7 miles on this epic journey will find you at the end of Potash Road in Utah, where you’ll arrive at Potash Boat Ramp. Finding yourselves at a beautiful stretch of calm water, sit at some of the picnic tables and take in the relaxing babble of the water and calm river landscape.

Shafer Trail

At the end of the road, you have the option to continue on for a 4×4 off-road adventure on Shafer Trail. 18.3 miles of moderately difficult terrain, you’ll love the beautiful wildflowers found in the peak season of navigating this trail, March to November.

Contact our team of reservation specialists today to learn more about Potash Road and to book your vacation rental!


Guest Reviews

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Guest Reviews

Brian Sept 17, 2021

Entrada 420b
The property was VERY NICE and well maintained. The owners have done a GREAT JOB making sure this home has everything you need while you are traveling. Great location to everything in and around Moab. We will be going back next year and this is the only place we will stay!

Christine Sept 19, 2021

Entrada 598
Entrada at Moab 598 is a beautiful townhouse within the Moab city, access to shopping, Arches, Zip-lining, Paddle-boarding and ATV rental locations were mere minutes away. The kitchen is extremely well stocked with gadgets for all our cooking and baking needs.

Melody Sept 19, 2021

Entrada 590
We really enjoyed the property. The kitchen has all the tools you need for cooking. The grill is right off the dining room. The bed we slept in was super comfortable (firm). It appeared to us that it was pretty new. I like the no-shoes in the house rule. It was close to downtown enough that you didn't have to drive far, but far enough from downtown not to hear any noise from it. There were two families next to us (attached by one wall) and we didn't hear a peep. I really like that it's an end unit, with a little privacy wall. I looked at several units online and didn't want one that everyone was walking past to the pool. This place is classy. Well done!

Anne Sept 19, 2021

Entrada 417
I wish all air bnbs were as nice and as comfortable as yours. It was so clean, great location, and a great place to spend the week!

Bryan Sept 20, 2021

Entrada 620
We really enjoyed our stay at Entrada 620! It is clear that Scott and Sarah went the extra mile to provide just about everything one would need for a stay in Moab (Examples include extra towels, kitchen stocked with a wide variety seasonings, etc) Location is very central...close to the downtown scene. We enjoyed taking the "townie" bikes out for dinner! We were an adult only group but tons of families staying in the neighboring units created a fun little weekend neighborhood scene.

Greg Sept 21, 2021

Entrada 632
Property looks brand new; very clean and convenient. Kitchen is stocked with everything needed. Only caveat is that all bedrooms are upstairs so elderly parents would not have worked. Otherwise, great location for the holiday weekend. Walking distance to Moab aquatic center and Main Street.

Ruchir Sept 22, 2021

Entrada 417
Hi there, We had a fantastic stay. Location was great. Rooms were perfect and the house was very well kept. The extra beddings and towels were very well appreciated. We'd strongly recommend this place to anyone coming into Moab.

Corey Sept 26, 2021

Entrada 432
The check in process was painless. The internet was fast. The appliances were new. The couch was comfy and the rooms were clean. We highly recommend staying at this townhome. There was an issue with noisy folks in the pool but the management team shut it down within minutes. Literally within minutes. Will be back!

Shari Oct 03, 2021

Entrada 602
Absolutely amazing property! We had the best time here. The condo is so roomy and is on point with everything you will need and so clean. It fit our family of 8 adults and 4 kids with tons of room left over. Close to Canyonlands, Arches and a new favorite just up the street is Kane Creek Canyon. The pool was also a plus and the proximity to downtown. We tried to do it all but time runs out. Julie was amazing and so accommodating. We loved this place so much we will for sure add it to our VRBO list of yearly vacations.

Andrea Oct 03, 2021

Entrada 611
We absolutely loved our stay here. The condo is great and very comfortable - nice furnishings/decor, a well-appointed kitchen (even for people who like to cook), and many thoughtful touches (e.g., basket of pool towels, 6 townie bikes and helmets for use around town, hose to wash dirty mountain bikes, nice bbq, etc.). The four bedroom layout with 3 full baths is great for a group of family or friends and the location is close to town (bikeable) and also close to the pool and hot tub. We will definitely stay here again!
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