Frontier Airlines offers connecting flights from Reagan National to Moab, Utah. United offers connecting flights from BWI Marshall and Dulles International. The Bureau of Land Management’s Kane Gulch Ranger Station, the northern gateway to Cedar Mesa, is a 125-mile drive south of Moab.
Ranger Station, Highway 261, about four miles south of Highway 95
Dispersed roadside camping is allowed without a permit on Cedar Mesa. Backcountry camping requires a permit, which you can get from the Kane Gulch Ranger Station for $8 per person per trip.
Desert Rose Inn
701 Main St., Bluff
Rooms in this timber lodge have log furniture and private porches. Rates from $119.
Stone Lizard Lodging
88 West Center, Blanding
Most of these recently remodeled rooms have a fridge and microwave. Rates from $59.
Twin Rocks Cafe
913 E. Navajo Twins Dr., Bluff
A diner serving soups, salads, burgers and Navajo tacos. Entrees start at $9.
Peace Tree Juice Cafe
516 N. Main, Monticello
This cafe serves healthful salads, sandwiches and smoothies. Entrees start at $8.
Far Out Expeditions
Seventh and Mulberry, Bluff
Guide Vaughn Hadenfeldt leads hikers to remote ruins, artifacts and geological formations on Cedar Mesa. Day hiking trips start at $165 per person for five or more people, and overnight backcountry trips start at $200 per person per day for four or more.