Video and photos: Colorado River drone footage near Moab

This page features drone-captured footage and photos of the Colorado River near Moab, Utah.

The imagery shows the Colorado as it approaches Moab, with State Route 128 bordering the river.

After leaving the Moab area, the Colorado meets its longest tributary, the Green River, in Canyonlands National Park.

DateMay 16, 2018
LocationNear Moab, Utah
PhotographerMitch Tobin, FAA Remote Pilot Certificate #4002345
OrganizationThe Water Desk at the University of Colorado Boulder
RightsFree to reuse under Creative Commons license, with credit to “Mitch Tobin/”



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Colorado River near Moab drone photo
Colorado River near Moab drone photo
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