Bryce Canyon Sunset

Grosvenor Arch

Grosvenor Arch is a remarkable sight, a massive sandstone formation standing more than 150 feet high and spanning 92 feet across. The natural double arch is located within Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, about ten miles southeast of Kodachrome Basin State Park. The arch was named by…

Highway 12 On The Today Show

Scenic Byway 12 was highlighted on the Today show this week. Jenna Bush Hager, one of the twin daughters of George W. Bush takes viewers on a scenic tour of Scenicy Byway 12 near Bryce Canyon and through the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. View the story here. Scenic Byway 12 Featured…

Scenic Byway 12 - Waysides: Part 2

Head of the Rocks / Boynton Overlook / Escalante River Trailhead / Calf Creek Recreation Area / The Hogback / Homestead Overlook Continuing east from the Upper Valley Graineries along Scenic Byway 12, Head of the Rocks Overlook is located in the Escalante Canyons between Escalante and Boulder. The…

Scenic Byway 12 - Waysides: Part 1

Red Canyon, The Blues, Powell Point, Upper Valley Graineries Scenic Byway 12 winds through the heart of scenic Bryce Canyon Country, beginning just five miles south of Panguitch and running for 124 miles through the wealth of archaeological, natural, and recreational wonders this spectacular canyon…

East Fork Sevier River - Scenic Backway

The East Fork of the Sevier River Scenic Backway (FR-087) follows the river southward along the western edge of Bryce Canyon National Park to Tropic Reservoir. The high-elevation lake (7,800 feet) is located about seven miles south of the turnoff from Scenic Byway 12. Surrounded by soaring ponderosa…

Box Death Hollow Wilderness Area

Box Death Hollow Wilderness Area contains 25,751 acres of unspoiled rugged beauty, with sheer vertical Navajo sandstone canyon walls carved by tributaries of the Escalante River rising majestically above the canyon floor. Pine Creek runs north-south through a steep monocline to form the area known…

The Grand Staircase - So Much To See & Do!

The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, one of the newest national monuments in the national park system, is truly a wonder to behold; it contains 1.7 million acres of land, more than six thousand vertical feet of alternating cliffs, slopes, and terraces, and extends from the Utah / Arizona…

Fall Colors - Bryce Canyon Country

Fall is an ideal time to visit Bryce Canyon Country, when colorful foliage and cooler temperatures beckon and the summer crowds dwindle. Autumn’s brilliant reds, oranges, and golds typically peak around mid-October at Bryce Canyon Country’s lower elevations, which are still upwards of 4,000 feet…

Bryce Canyon South End

Bryce Canyon National Park’s 18-mile scenic drive winds north-south through the park, ascending more than 1,000 feet to its highest elevation of 9,115 feet at Rainbow Point. While many visitors concentrate their time on the rim of Bryce Amphitheater, viewpoints offering expansive vistas far beyond…

Scenic Backroads - Pine Creek - Hell's Backbone

The combination of Highway 12, Pine Creek Road, and Hell’s Backbone Road create a scenic loop that includes multiple landscapes and points of interest along one driving route, and provides an easy way to see various landmarks in a single day trip. The loop, which partially traverses areas of the…