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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Discovery.com Features Bryce Canyon Country

Writer Eric Rogell recently visited the Bryce Canyon region and came away some strong impressions, which he has recently published on Discovery.com.

In his article Eric discusses how there is so much more than just hoodoos and hiking.  Mountain biking, ATV riding,  horseback riding, snowmobiling, and even star-gazing, are just some of the other activities highlighted in Eric’s recent post.

Horseback riding in the Bryce Canyon region is quite spectacular.

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Cedar Breaks National Monument

Cedar Breaks National Monument on Scenic Byway 143

Several communities in Bryce Canyon Country offer close access to Cedar Breaks National Monument. From the town of Panguitch this attraction is just a 45-minute drive along Scenic Byway 143. This route will take you past Panguitch Lake, through forests of pine and ponderosa pines and past expansive fields of lava.

Cedar Breaks National Monument is a smaller version of Bryce Canyon, and is

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Kodachrome Basin State Park

Kodachrome Basin State Park – Utah

This is a lesser know, even secret, place to experience the scenic wonders of this region.  Kodachrome Basin State Park is an ideal place to relax, hike, mountain bike, enjoy a picnic, camp, horseback ride, shoot photographs or even paint a picture.   Kodachrome Basin was named by the National Geographic Society, and this state park contains many unique spires and chimneys that take on an ethereal glow at sunrise and sunset.

A spire

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Bullfrog / Ticaboo – Lake Powell

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Lake Powell – Ticaboo – Bullfrog Marina

Boaters enjoy the sun and warm breezes near Bullfrog Marina at Lake Powell

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 blue

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Escalante, Utah – All Directions

Escalante, Utah is a picturesque town situated on Scenic Byway 12

Escalante, Utah is a great place to stay for a destination vacation. From Escalante you can venture out to all degrees of the compass and find something unique and exciting. To learn more about this town click on these links for additional details about Escalante Utah (About Escalante, Lodging, Dining)

The Town: Centrally located along Scenic Byway 12, Escalante is a historic pioneer town that

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Slot Canyons in Bryce Canyon Country

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Some people just love to squeeze into narrow, dark, and convoluted spaces.   If that descriptions fits you, then the Bryce Canyon region is the right place for some excellent slot canyon exploration.  The term canyoneering is frequently used in this region to describe the act of exploring slot canyons.   Canyoneering can entail a variety of activities, but most often it involves hiking through canyons, and it also may include some rappelling and rock scrambling.  When you are

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