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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…

Kodachrome Basin - A Secret Magical Place

Best known for the 67 unique sand pipes that accent the breathtaking desert landscape, Kodachrome Basin Park has a well-deserved reputation as a photographer's paradise. In fact, the multicolored sandstone monoliths, nestled beneath southern Utah's brilliant blue skies, inspired National Geographic…

Kodachrome Basin State Park

Utah's Kodachrome Basin State Park is just 17 miles from Bryce Canyon. Looking for a bit of quiet romance among the rugged rocks of Utah’s desert lands? Towers of stone Kodachrome Basin Park is the perfect destination for that quiet holiday with the family, or romantic getaway for lovers…

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park sits in the heart of beautiful Bryce Canyon Country, just two miles from the town of Escalante and 44 miles east of Bryce Canyon National Park. The park is located at scenic Wide Hollow Reservoir, but the unique draw to Escalante Petrified Forest State Park is…

Anasazi State Park Museum

The Anasazi State Park Museum offers another opportunity to get up close and personal with Utah’s natural and human history. A museum houses most of the artifacts that have been found in this former Anasazi Indian village, which was occupied between 1050 and 1200 A.D. and is believed to be the…

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…

An Incredible Bryce Country RV Excursion

I've heard that the U.S. Park Service sometimes calls Bryce Canyon a cave without a ceiling, or a forest of stone. What I would call it, however, is the Grand Canyon without the crowds - every bit as beautiful, but much more remote, and the best vacation you'll ever have in your RV. Bryce Canyon is…

Boulder Utah - All Points of the Compass

Located at the junction of Scenic Byway 12 and the Burr Trail, Boulder is conveniently situated for exploring scenic Bryce Canyon country. Boulder sits at the base of Boulder Mountain, surrounded by Dixie National Forest to the north and west, and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument to…

Cannonville, Utah - Gateway to Grand Staircase

Utah's Kodachrome Basin State Park near Bryce Canyon National Park Just a few miles southeast of Tropic on Scenic Byway 12, Cannonville sits amid breathtaking scenery. Together with Tropic and Henrieville, Cannonville is part of the scenic Bryce Valley. The three ranching communities lie along…

Kodachrome Basin State Park

This is a lesser know, even secret, place to experience the scenic wonders of this region. Kodachrome Basin State Park is an ideal place to relax, hike, mountain bike, enjoy a picnic, camp, horseback ride, shoot photographs or even paint a picture. Kodachrome Basin was named by the National…