Moab Essential Info

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Moab is a town in the Utah's Canyon Country and a gateway to the nearby Arches National Park and other attractions in Canyon Country.

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  1. The name "Moab" comes from an ancient Biblical kingdom.
  2. Airplanes aren't allowed to fly over Arches National Park in Moab because the vibrations from the planes could potentially break its delicate features
  3. The Slickrock Bike Trail in Moab is one of the most technically challenging bike trails in the world.
  4. Butch Cassidy and his Wild Bunch gang got into many robberies and shootouts with Moab's lawmen.
  5. Moab was the Nation’s First EPA Green Power Community, with 5% of its electricity coming from renewable energy purchased through Utah Power’s Blue Sky wind program.

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