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Scenic Byway 12 - Interpretive Info. Locations

Scenic Byway 12 winds east-west through the heart of Bryce Canyon Country, leading travelers through some of the most remote and awe-inspiring scenery in southern Utah. A virtual passage through time, Scenic Byway 12 bears witness to eroded cliffs, Native American cliff dwellings, and authentic…

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…

Boulder Heritage Festival

July 12, 13 & 14, 2012 ~ Anasazi State Park ~ Boulder, Utah Come and join us for three days of fun for all ages at the Boulder Utah Heritage Festival. - Learn more here! The 2012 theme is "Roads, Trails, & Cow Paths." Visitors will enjoy stories from the past, dancing, musical performances…

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…

Boulder Mountain Fishing - Creeks & Streams

Boulder Mountain Creeks Fishing in the Boulder Mountain area near the town of Boulder, Utah Boulder Mountain is one of the major high-elevation fishing areas in Utah, second only to the Uintah Mountains in northern Utah. Part of Dixie national Forest, the mountain makes up more than half of…

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…

Horseback Riding Trails - Outside Bryce Canyon

Hitting the trails on horseback in Bryce Canyon Country is a fun and memorable adventure. A variety of equestrian trails for horseback riding lead through diverse landscape and scenery, from groomed paths to remote backcountry. Outfitters throughout Bryce Canyon Country can assist with guided half-…

Slot Canyon - Little Death Hollow

The Escalante River canyons are abundant in the area surrounding Scenic Byway 12 between Boulder and Escalante. The canyons in this area of Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument vary from narrow and deep to wide open. Some of the most frequently explored canyons of this region include Upper…

Elevations in Bryce Canyon Country

Bryce Canyon Country ranges in elevation from around 4,500 feet to 11,000 feet. This high-altitude region offers a scenic escape from southern Utah’s scorching heat with pleasant, dry summers, and a gorgeous snow-capped playground in winter. Bryce Canyon Country’s communities sit at fairly high…

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…