Bryce Canyon Country boasts all sorts of hidden beauty waiting to be discovered and explored – and sometimes a scenic drive is just the way to do it. The Burr Trail begins near Boulder, UT, and winds for 66 miles through some of southern Utah’s most untamed landscape. Take a scenic trip through majesty and history along this remote backway, which follows the cattle trail blazed by John Atlantic Burr in the 1800s. Follow the winding road through the southern
Surrounded by inviting beaches, spectacular red rock landscape, and nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, crystal blue Lake Powell is an oasis in southern Utah’s high desert. The 186-mile lake straddles the Utah-Arizona border, creating a haven for water sports, fishing, boating, and sunbathing on the red sand beaches surrounded by towering red rock cliffs. Sun, scenery, and warm breezes…what more can you ask for?
Set your sights on Bullfrog Marina as
Here in Bryce Canyon Country’s high desert, water is precious but there are still plenty of spots to enjoy your favorite water activities. From world class fishing in high alpine lakes to waterfalls and white water rapids, come enjoy the moisture in Bryce Canyon Country.
Waterfalls: One of the highlights of the Calf Creek Recreation Area (managed by the BLM) is Calf Creek Falls. Set between Navajo sandstone cliffs and amongst juniper and pinyon
In December of 1879 approximately 80 wagons, consisting of 250 men, women and children, gathered about 40 miles southeast of Escalante, Utah. They were prepared, with supplies, for a six week journey to establish a new community in southeastern Utah. Unfortunately the trek actually took six months to complete.
A drive through Cottonwood Canyon is a great way to get up close and personal with Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument’s rugged landscape. Cottonwood Canyon Road winds through Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument for 47 miles, starting near Cannonville at the intersection of Scenic Byway 12 and ending at Scenic Highway 89 near milepost 18.
Some people use the road as a scenic “shortcut” between Bryce Canyon National Park and Lake Powell, but
Utah’s Burr Trail road is a 66-mile scenic backway that winds through some of the most untamed areas of Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Capitol Reef National Park and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. The Burr Trail Road is easily accessible from Boulder, at the junction with Scenic Byway 12, near the southern tip of Capitol Reef National Park and the base of Boulder Mountain.
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 the south.
A drive along Scenic Byway 12 leads to attractions
Lake Powell – Ticaboo – Bullfrog Marina
When you visit Lake Powell we suggest that the Bullfrog Marina is the best place to access the lake, and that Ticaboo will be a great place to obtain lodging and other services while visiting this marina. Here’s some information to support our recommendation.
Like an oasis in the red rock desert, Lake Powell beckons visitors with its sparkling