Horseback Riding in Bryce Canyon Country

Bryce Canyon Country trails are more enjoyable when the comforting sounds of a trotting horse accompany you along the way. Horseback riding is one of the awesome perks of traveling to Bryce Canyon Country. The area has many horseback riding outfitters ready to size you up for a saddle and take you on an unforgettable ride. Where are the best places for you and your new hairy friend to explore? Check out four great places below:

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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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Cannonville

Paria Valley – Cannonville, Tropic, Henrieville

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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.

 

A view of Tropic, Utah with the rim of Bryce Canyon in the background.

Collectively, the three towns make up the Bryce Valley but each has its own unique charms. Located along Scenic

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Tropic Utah

Tropic, Utah – The Base of Bryce Canyon

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 imaginable: Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Dixie National Forest, Red Canyon, and of course Bryce Canyon, just to name a few.

Kodachrome Basin State Park is just 20 minutes

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Bryce Canyon Half Marathon and 5K

Bryce Canyon Half Marathon

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10 Years and Running – July 13, 2013

Runners enjoy the views of Scenic Byway 12

The Bryce Canyon Half Marathon celebrates its 10th dash through Bryce Canyon National Park on July 13, 2013. The race begins at Ruby’s Inn near the entrance to Bryce Canyon National Park and heads north on Scenic Byway 12, ending in Cannonville. Competitors race through the park from a starting elevation of 7,652 feet, down through the town of Tropic to the finish line in Cannonville

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Bed & Breakfasts – Bryce Canyon Region

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Escalante
Escalante is one of several perfect base camps for your visit to Bryce Canyon Country, with scenery and adventure in every direction. Centrally located along Scenic Byway 12, Escalante is surrounded by rugged beauty, and offers easy access to Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Dixie National Forest, Bryce Canyon National Park, Escalante Petrified Forest State Park and more.

A view of a bedroom interior at one of the Bryce Canyon area bed and breakfast.

A variety of B&B lodgings promise an

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