Cattle rustling, bank heists, train robberies…temptations were irresistible for some of the more unsavory characters who roamed the Wild West at the turn of the 19th century. Blazing the Outlaw Trail from Montana to Mexico, outlaws such as Butch Cassidy and his Wild Bunch gang often hid out in Utah’s intricate maze of canyons. This lawless bunch was often aided by locals who provided food, supplies, and horses—along with plenty of misinformation to local law enforcement.
The tiny ranching communities of Cannonville, Henrieville and Tropic make up the area known as Bryce Valley. Surrounding Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Valley falls within the borders of both Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and Dixie National Forest, and is part of the Paria River Valley region.
Collectively, the three towns make up the Bryce Valley but each has its own unique charms. Located along