Bryce Canyon Sunset

Visit Bryce Canyon Country like a local this winter

Anytime is a good time to be in Bryce Canyon Country, but winter holds special treats for those who venture here. As the temperature drops, so do the crowds. At this elevation, the chill in the air only accents the vastness of the blue sky. A serenity you can’t quite capture elsewhere seems to rest…

Bryce Canyon Country Rural Towns Photo Gallery

Come and visit the rural towns of Bryce Canyon Country Escape the fast food chains and generic hotels and discover unique sights and smells that will tickle your taste buds and enliven your senses. Small town folk make your stay true to the phrase, “home away from home.” Rural towns are abundant in…

Boulder Mountain - A year-round destination.

Boulder Mountain is a destination all in itself, with endless opportunities for outdoor adventure and recreation. With more than 50,000 acres of forest on the Aquarius Plateau, Boulder Mountain is the highest timbered plateau in North America. Blue Bell Knoll — called Boulder Top by locals — peaks…

Utah State Parks in Bryce Canyon Region

Experience southern Utah’s diverse geologic and cultural history by visiting Bryce Canyon Country’s three state parks. Enjoy the views as you travel along beautiful Scenic Byway 12 from park to park. KODACHROME BASIN STATE PARK Start your state park journey near at Kodachrome Basin State Park, the…

Fall Colors in Bryce Canyon Country

Begin planning now to visit Bryce Canyon Country in the fall. During the fall season, this region becomes a kaleidoscope of color as quaking aspens, cottonwoods, and majestic oaks display brilliant shades of gold, red, and orange. Although "color season" begins in early to mid-September, seeing…

Pole Roundy - The Marksman of Boulder, Utah

Capitol Reef Country's history is full of colorful characters. Napoleon Bonaparte Roundy, known as Pole to his friends and locals, was a "rough-cut" Mormon who was quick on the trigger and not afraid to show it. Napoleon (Pole) Bonaparte Roundy Born in Centerville on February 5, 1851 to parents…

World's 10 Most Beautiful Highways - Scenic Byway 12

Scenic Byway 12 in Red Canyon, part of the Dixie National Forest. Scenic Byway 12 takes you on a spectacular 124-mile journey through Bryce Canyon Country's ruggedly beautiful and varied landscape, and was just rated by FoxNews.com as one of the "World's 10 Most Beautiful Highways." One afternoon…

Unique Shops - Western - Gifts - Eclectic

Shopping in Bryce Canyon Country is a unique and interesting affair. Whether you're looking for something that represents the wild west or for a unique gift to take home with you, you're likely to find something quite unexpected. A family from Europe views western style items. Some shops, like the…

Camping - Escalante & Boulder Utah

Air out your sleeping bag and get ready to spend a night under the stars in Bryce Canyon Country. From established campgrounds to the remote backcountry, there's a spot waiting just for you in the Boulder/Escalante area. At the junction of Scenic Highway 12 and the Burr Trail, Boulder is centrally…