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Scenic Byway 143 Utah’s Patchwork Parkway

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Cedar Breaks National Mounument in the Fall Season.

Scenic Byway 143 winds for 55 miles between Panguitch and Parowan, connecting I-15 to Highway 89 and following the historic migration route used by the ancient Anasazi.  The byway is nicknamed Utah’s Patchwork Parkway after the famous Quilt Walk, when pioneers walked on quilts to keep from falling into the deep winter snow as they made the treacherous trek across the mountain pass to save their settlement from starvation.  Bookended by

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