Panguitch Lake

Panguitch Lake is located just 20 minutes south of the town of Panguitch and, at 8,400 feet in elevation, is a great year-round mountain destination. Panguitch Lake is found right along Scenic Highway 143 and is a great basecamp for exploring nearby attractions such as Cedar Breaks National Monument, Mammoth Cave, Cascade Falls, and other… Continue reading Panguitch Lake

Everett Ruess

Escalante was one of the most remote towns in the U.S. when Everett Ruess arrived in November 1934. Riding in on a burro and leading another packed with his gear, the 20-year-old artist and poet from California had recently become captivated by the southern Utah red rock landscape. After a few days

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Tropic, Utah – The Base of Bryce Canyon

Tropic Utah Tropic, Utah sits at the base of Bryce Canyon National Park.

Tropic is the largest of three small ranching communities that make up the Bryce Valley area located just outside Bryce Canyon National Park. This little gem of a town is set amidst some of the most scenic southern Utah landscape

History of Escalante, Utah

Escalante's namesake is one of its earliest visitors who passed through the region long before the community was actually established. When Franciscan missionary Silvestre Velez de Escalante was summoned to California in 1776 he carefully journaled his trip through the area now known as Escalante.

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.

Pole Roundy Napoleon (Pole) Bonaparte Roundy

Born in Centerville on February 5, 1851 to

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Secret Places

Devils Garden Utah Devils Garden is part of Bryce Canyon Country and is found along the famous Hole In The Rock road.

Around the bend or just a little further down the road is often where you'll find the most unique attractions of the Bryce Canyon region. Here's just a few of our best kept secrets.

Devils Garden Utah Grand Staircase Devils Garden

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Escalante: A Place for Art

Escalante Utah Art Festival An artist works on a watercolor study near Escalante, Utah

Escalante, Utah is a true "HEART" of Bryce Canyon Country. Located on Scenic Byway 12 between Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef National Parks, it's easy to see what inspires the artists who live and visit here to set up their easels and

Western Experiences in Bryce Canyon Country

Looking to wrangle up some authentic western fun? Saddle up and head to Bryce Canyon Country for down-home cookin' and live country music, horseback riding, chuck wagons, dude ranches and more. For western hospitality with a view, Bryce Canyon Country has it all.

Dude Ranches and Chuck Wagons

A cowboy pushes his cattle to a new range. A

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Dixie National Forest

Enjoying the surrounding forested lands.

Nearly two million acres stretches throughout the lush, desert landscape of Dixie National Forest. Established on September 25, 1905 by the General Land Office, the name of this famous national treasure was famously dubbed by the locals who deemed the warm

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