Top 10 Adventures

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Welcome to Utah’s Bryce Canyon Country! At Bryce Canyon Country, July is a time for getting out and exploring the great outdoors. Bryce Canyon is a place for adventure year round—so get ready for some fun with these top 10 activities.

10. Canyoneering

These brilliant red rocks are meant to be explored with canyoneering—the process of hiking, rappelling and rock scrambling. It will be one of the most unique and intriguing experiences of your life!

9. Go Fishing

Discover trout fishing at its best

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Tour of Utah Cycling Race

Tour of Utah – Cycling Highlight Video!

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One of the great cycling events in the United States is the Tour of Utah, and we thought you’d enjoy seeing this highlight video of that event.   Cycling in Utah is a fast growing sport, and some say the Tour of Utah is America’s most challenging cycling event, and may compete in quality with the Tour de France.   Watch the video and you be the judge.

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Riders depart Panguitch, Utah

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Tour of Utah Cycling Race

Tour of Utah – Bryce Canyon Country

Stage Two of The Tour of Utah cycling event has just passed through Bryce Canyon Country drawing great crowds to watch these professional riders. On Wednesday of this week, the Tour of Utah ran a course from Panguitch, Utah to Torrey, Utah, covering a distance of 131 miles along Utah’s Scenic Byway 12.

Riders depart Panguitch, Utah as they begin stage two of the Tour of Utah

Horseback riders attempted to keep up with the cyclists at one point of the

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Utah Cycling Race

Cycling Tour of Utah 2013 – Panguitch, Utah – Scenic Byway 12

The 2013 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah is one of just four UCI-sanctioned pro cycling events in the United States, and the town of Panguitch has been selected as one of the staging cities for this event, while Scenic Byway 12 is itself the course for a major stage in the event.  Read more about Scenic Byway 12 – here. 

Cyclist fight against the elevation of a hill in a Utah cycling event.

With some of the world’s best cyclists,

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Mountain Biking in a Utah Forest

Mountain Biking – The Bryce Canyon Region

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It’s time again to remind everyone about the great mountain biking opportunities in this region.  Start planning now for your next great biking adventure.

Utah Forest Mountain Biking

The beauty of Utah’s vast deserts and unending skies can be enjoyed in many ways and mountain biking just happens to be one of the most popular (and it’s the perfect way to avoid the tourist crowds). Within the borders of Bryce Canyon National Park itself, off-road biking is not permitted, but many

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Guided Experiences in Bryce Canyon Country

Utah Guided ATV Tours

The recreation opportunities are endless in Bryce Canyon Country. But with so many choices, where do you start? A guided adventure can be a great way to experience all that this spectacular region has to offer.

Aerial charters and tours are a great way to get a bird’s eye view of scenic Bryce Canyon Country. Whether you’re seeking an exhilarating helicopter flight, scenic airplane ride, or simply want to float above the canyons in a hot air balloon,

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Discovery.com Features Bryce Canyon Country

Writer Eric Rogell recently visited the Bryce Canyon region and came away some strong impressions, which he has recently published on Discovery.com.

In his article Eric discusses how there is so much more than just hoodoos and hiking.  Mountain biking, ATV riding,  horseback riding, snowmobiling, and even star-gazing, are just some of the other activities highlighted in Eric’s recent post.

Horseback riding in the Bryce Canyon region is quite spectacular.

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Bike Rally – Bryce Canyon Region

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The Desperado Dual Bike Rally takes biking to a whole new level. This 200-mile, one-day cycling adventure through scenic Bryce Canyon Country includes 100-mile and 50-mile options designed to challenge riders of multiple skill levels. Around 400 cyclists from all over the U.S. participate in this fully supported, timed event. The 2012 rally takes place Saturday, July 21.  More info here…

Bryce Canyon Area Cycling Race – The Desperado Dual Bike Rally

The route: This annual ‘double century’ bike rally begins

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Cycling in Bryce Canyon Country

Scenic Byway 12
Scenic Byway 12 offers beauty and adventure for cycling enthusiasts. Often referred to as the most scenic road in America, Scenic Byway 12 navigates west-east for more than 120 miles through the heart of Bryce Canyon Country, from Panguitch to just beyond Boulder. The paved Scenic Byway 12 traverses through diverse, ruggedly beautiful scenery, including historic Panguitch surrounded by Dixie National Forest, the red rock landscape of Bryce Canyon and Red Canyon, Escalante’s slickrock canyons, and Boulder’s alpine

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