Boulder Mountain is a destination all in itself, with endless opportunities for outdoor adventure and recreation. With more than 50,000 acres of forest on the Aquarius Plateau, Boulder Mountain is the highest timbered plateau in North America. Blue Bell Knoll — called Boulder Top by locals — peaks at 11,313 feet. As you can imagine, the views are spectacular in every direction, with Capitol Reef National Park to the east, Box Death Hollow Wilderness Area and the Escalante River to
Looking for great fishing in Bryce Canyon Country? You’re in luck…we’ve got some of the best trout fishing in Southern Utah!
Brook, brown, cutthroat and rainbow trout are abundant in East Fork Sevier River, commonly ranging in size from 8 to 14 inches long. Rainbow trout are stocked annually in nearby Tropic Reservoir so they are commonly found in the river. Wild brown and cutthroat trout are most abundant near headwaters and tributary streams, including
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 get wet in Bryce Canyon Country.
The Sevier River’s Class II and III rapids offer some of the best river rafting in Utah. Let local guides navigate your party on a wild white water ride down river, backed by incredible scenery and
The East Fork of the Sevier River Scenic Backway (FR-087) follows the river southward along the western edge of Bryce Canyon National Park to Tropic Reservoir. The high-elevation lake (7,800 feet) is located about seven miles south of the turnoff from Scenic Byway 12. Surrounded by soaring ponderosa pines, red rock formations, and the Pink Cliffs, Tropic Reservoir is a recreational haven for camping, boating, canoeing, and fishing. The reservoir is stocked annually with rainbow trout and occasionally brook trout.
Bryce Canyon Country boasts a number of small creeks and streams that offer abundant fishing in pristine waters surrounded by beautiful and diverse scenery. Trout fishing is at its best here, with both wild and stocked populations of rainbow, brown, cutthroat, and brook. Local outfitters can supply maps and fishing licenses.
Antimony Creek is located just south of the bucolic community of Antimony and Otter Creek State Park.
Boulder Mountain Creeks
Boulder Mountain is one of the major high-elevation fishing areas in Utah, second only to the Uintah Mountains in northern Utah. Part of Dixie national Forest, the mountain makes up more than half of the Aquarius Plateau and is the highest timbered plateau in North America, with more than 50,000 acres above 11,000 feet. Note – The communities of Boulder or Escalante are great places
Boulder Mountain looms just north and west of Boulder and Escalante, and is easily accessible from most points in Bryce Canyon Country via Scenic Byway 12. Boulder Mountain is the highest timbered plateau in North America, peaking at 11,313 feet at Blue Bell Knoll—known fondly by locals as Boulder Top—and its 50,000 forested acres cover nearly half of the Aquarius Plateau.
The views from Boulder Mountain are spectacular in every
Bryce Canyon Country’s lakes, rivers, and streams offer some of the best trout fishing in southern Utah. From high-elevation mountain lakes to remote creeks and popular recreation areas surrounded by incredible scenery, you’ll discover Blue Ribbon trout fishing at its best here in Bryce Canyon Country.
Panguitch Lake is one of the most popular fishing lakes in Bryce Canyon Country, located in the Dixie National Forest at an elevation of 8,400 feet. The name