Bryce Canyon Sunset

Scenic Byway 12 - Another Best Nomination

Scenic Byway 12 as it passes through Red Canyon near Bryce Canyon Utah's Scenic Byway 12 continues to garner accolades from publications that highlight this 120 mile long road as one of the best in America. Country Magazine is the latest to single out Scenic Byway 12 as one of the best, placing it…

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…

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…

Escalante - Hole In The Rock - Heritage Center Plaza

In the fall of 1879, Mormon settlers from St. George, Parowan, and Cedar City left to settle new territory in southeastern Utah at the request of LDS Church President John Taylor. The six-week journey turned into a treacherous six-month expedition, as pioneers endured 200 miles of grueling, rugged…

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…

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…

Scenic Highway 89 in Bryce Canyon Country

Scenic Highway 89 runs north-south for more than 500 miles, all the way through Utah from northern Arizona to the Idaho border. Traveling along Scenic Highway 89 is a great way to explore the region’s scenic wonders, giving access to Bryce Canyon Country’s red rock canyons and alpine forests, and…

NEW - Scenic Byway 12 Video

Check out this new video produced independently about Scenic Byway 12 in Utah's Bryce Canyon Country. You'll see that this region is a great destination to visit year-round. Scenic Byway 12 is an All American Road and rated as one of the top 10 scenic drives in America…