Top Six Things to Do in Moab this Spring

MOAB, UT, April 2, 2022 – On average, Moab, Utah, basks in 244 days of sun annually. Come March and April daily temperatures climbing into the mid 70s invite visitors to shed sweaters while scrambling around this playground of red rocks and blue skies.

Following are six of this region’s most popular pursuits come spring, according to Moab Adventure Center,the go-to hub that can arrange all things adventure in the region.

  • Arches National Park Tours– Moab Adventure Center guides showcase the more accessible of more than 2,000 arches representing the highest concentration of arches on the planet. Driving and hiking through this Jurassic-aged wonderland provides a glimpse back in time when geologic forces from deep below the surface bulged upward to crack the surface sandstones into fins which through time, eroded into today’s arches. NOTE: Arches National Park has introduced a timed entry permit policy to control the number of visitors in the park at any given time. Permits are obtained three months in advance of public visits. However, through its concessions contract, Moab Adventure Center is permitted daily access for vehicle, air and walking tours.
  • Mountain Biking– Moab is the undisputed mecca for mountain bike enthusiasts by virtue of its beautiful red rock terrain, views that go on forever and trails ranging from beginner to advanced. Moab Adventure Center offers professional guided Moab mountain biking tours on many of Moab’s classic rides.
  • Hummer Safari– Access Moab’s spectacular backcountry in style and comfort aboard the world’s most serious 4x4. Moab Adventure Center’s professional guides operate custom Hummer vehicles with raised seating in the rear for optimum passenger viewing. These vehicles can climb to the top of seldom-seen, awe-inspiring Moab overlooks on 2-hour, 4-hour, and sunset safaris.
  • Canyoneering– Canyoneering and/or rock climbing combine adventure and natural history to create a terrific mix of learning and excitement under the watchful eye of Moab Adventure Center’s professional instructors.
  • Hot Air Balloon Adventures– The time is sunrise. The vehicle is a hot air balloon. The landscape is the red rock playground known as Moab, Utah, with a magnificence that speaks for itself even when guests may be speechless in wonder. The Moab Adventure Center can arrange this memory.
  • Horseback Riding– Morning and afternoon trail rides recall such icons as John Wayne riding off into the sunset. The Moab Adventure Center arranges for rides to begin with expert cowboy instruction in the corral before heading up Castle Creek toward astounding views of the valley. Imagine the Colorado River in the distance as red rock cliffs tower 2,000 feet above.

Also beginning in April is the Moab Information Center’s Lecture Series that continues through November. Regional experts share insights about the Moab region’s fascinating past and present, places and people, wildlife, plants, dinosaurs and more! The early evening talks are free to the public.

Moab Adventure Center ( is a division of Western River Expeditions ( an adventure travel company headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah with operations and offices in Moab and Fredonia, AZ. The company is the largest single tour provider in Moab, Utah. The Moab Adventure Center is located at 225 South Main St., Moab, UT 84532. For information and reservations please call (435) 259-7019 or (866) 904-1163. The center also has a 2,000-square-foot retail space selling adventure related gear, clothing, maps and souvenirs.

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