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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

Francine B. Sept 21, 2022

VRBO
We couldn’t be happier with our experience in Moab, and at the condo! My 7 year old son loved the private kid’s space, we took his Nintendo switch and plugged it in easily for play with his uncle and aunt. It was very comfortable in there, and all were able to spend quality time together. I started with the icing of our trip… I should back up to talk about how comfortable the beds and pillows were for everyone! Plenty of fluffy bath towels were available and the showers were already stocked with soaps and very clean - just like home! The kitchen was fully stocked with everything we needed for easy breakfast and dinner meals. We all loved the plates and bowls provided, that we inquired where we could find them for our own homes! We all loved the style of the condo. It was nicely decorated, yet not overdone and very livable with all the comforts. Having the double washer and dryer was so convenient, and we were so grateful for the variety of soaps provided, as well as hangers to hang our dark clothes that we didn’t want to dry in the dryer, AND they provided a floor fan! There really was nothing more that we could have asked for! We loved the location, you can’t go wrong staying here! Next time we will bring our mountain bikes, as well as the jeeps :) I’ll also add that we were very impressed with the recommendations for restaurants that were highlighted in the wall, where we could also check out when we were ready to leave. There is VERY good food in Moab - that was a super pleasant surprise. We are still talking about some of the restaurants from our trip in April 2022 for Easter Jeep Week. We had such a good time that we booked our next trip to stay at this location in April 2023! We can’t wait to visit again!
Entrada at Moab 590

Suchitra C. Sept 22, 2022

VRBO
Amazing property. Traveled as a family. Cute little room for the kids!
Entrada at Moab 417

Mahdi D. Sept 21, 2022

Airbnb
This home was hands down the best home I’ve ever stayed in! Beyond word for the hospitality, the home came fully stocked with anything you might need. The host were amazing and super quick to respond when I had question. Cannot wait to come back!
Shoshone

Lynndel F. Sept 20, 2022

Airbnb
We loved both units!! We're coming back for sure. Both units were well stocked. Didn't want for anything. Only needed to buy food. Everything else was there. The house became home. The beds were comfortable and pillows. The team was great. They brought us extra paper towels. Thank you Thank you Thank you. We really enjoyed our stay. Everyone said how much they enjoyed their stay. Thank you again. We will return and reserve directly next time.
Entrada 619 & 623

Jerry B. Sept 17, 2022

VRBO
My wife and I enjoyed staying at this house…it is a nice home in a quiet neighborhood, close to town and well equipped for our cooking needs. We thoroughly enjoyed the back patio in the evenings.
Earhart

Lisa D. Sept 18, 2022

VRBO
Beautiful, clean home with everything we needed and more for our family vacation.
Entrada at Moab 611

Rick K. Sept 19, 2022

VRBO
We have stayed in several VRBO’s, and we found this location to be very well stocked with everything we needed. We had an issue with the coffee pot, but it was resolved very quickly. We loved our stay there.
Entrada at Moab 425

Amanda L. Sept 13, 2022

VRBO
Everything was perfect! It was my fist time visiting Moab and I’m so glad I chose to stay here. Everything about my stay here was very comfortable. The house was stocked with all the necessities, and my family really enjoyed it too. Will definitely recommend to anyone. The check in and check out process was very easy as well.
Entrada at Moab 432

John M. Sept 13, 2022

VRBO
Everything about this place is first class. The units are in great shape, the furnishings are comfortable, the kitchen is stocked better than any VRBO I've been in. Everything about Entrada was thoughtful and well done. Highly recommend.
Entrada at Moab 590 & 594

Ramona R. Sept 14, 2022

VRBO
We booked the two units and they worked out great for us! Location was great. We had a few issues and the management was amazing! Quick to come check things out and quick to fix things! Definitely one of my best rental experiences ever!
Entrada at Moab 432
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