Five Best Activities in Panguitch, Utah

The city of Panguitch is surrounded by national parks, state parks, national monuments and national forests, which make the city a great place to stop on the way to some outdoor adventure. The hidden gems that people don’t know about are the many things to do right in the Panguitch area. Panguitch is not only a bouncing point, but a place to see and enjoy as well. Below are five activities in Panguitch that will get you excited to to

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Bryce Canyon Country Rural Towns Photo Gallery

Come and visit the rural towns of Bryce Canyon Country

Escape the fast food chains and generic hotels and discover unique sights and smells that will tickle your taste buds and enliven your senses. Small town folk make your stay true to the phrase, “home away from home.” Rural towns are abundant in Bryce Canyon Country and each has its own story and history. On your next drive to Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument or any

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The Panguitch Lake Fishing Tournament

The Brian Head Fire may have burned down some trees, but it did not burn down the hearts of the locals whose lives were affected by the fire. The residents of Garfield County have bounced back with even more vigor and resolution. The first ever Panguitch Lake Fishing Tournament is one way they show their resilience as they celebrate the reopening of Panguitch Lake.

“It has been a fun and exciting event that has helped spur new

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Upcoming Bryce Canyon Country Events

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Spring is in full bloom and summer is just around the corner. With the days of cabin fever behind us, it’s time to head to Bryce Canyon Country for some can’t miss events.

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June 14-15: Bryce 100-mile, 50-mile and 50k Trail Run

The Bryce Canyon Ultra 100-mile, 50-mile and 50k Trail Run runs along the western edge of the Paunsaugunt plateau. Run along the rim at roughly 8,000 to 9,000 feet; there’s a total elevation gain of 1,900 feet

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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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Panguitch 5k running

Panguitch Sporting Events

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As you gather with friends and family this holiday season, you’ll likely plan a few trips together for 2014, and as you do, we suggest you keep Bryce Canyon Country and the community of Panguitch in mind.

Panguitch is well-known for its historical and cultural significance but did you know it’s also a center for several noteworthy sporting events throughout the year?  As in the past, in 2014 Panguitch will host bike rallies and 5K runs, rodeos and horse competitions, a

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Utah Heritage Highway

Utah’s Heritage Highway 89

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A view along Scenic Highway 89 – on Utah’s Heritage Highway

Exploring Utah Heritage Highway 89 through Bryce Canyon Country is an adventure through living history and scenic beauty. With a 500-mile span all the way from Idaho to Arizona, the highway brings you to the heart of unique cultural, historical, architectural, and scenic highlights right here in Bryce Canyon Country. There’s so much here worth seeing.

The historic buildings of downtown Panguitch, Utah

Panguitch and Hatch are part of the

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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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Panguitch Utah Balloon Festival

Panguitch Balloon Rally and 5K

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Balloon Rally and 5K –

Balloons prepare to rise up from the farm fields surrounding Panguitch, Utah

June 28, 29, 30 2013
Up, up, and away…it’s time for the 14th annual Panguitch Balloon Rally and 5K. Hit the skies and the streets on June 28-30, 2013 for this year’s incredible festival and race—southern Utah’s premiere hot air balloon event.

Watch in awe as the sky fills with brilliant colors as 35 hot air balloons ascend in unison shortly after sunrise each morning for

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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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