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Brian Head-Panguitch Lake Scenic Byway

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Great visit

We stayed at Brian Head resort and ventured out from there for a few days during their off season... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
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Fall, Spring & Summer all gorgeous. Winter it usually closed but...

I was in Brian Head in March to ski and we were able to get to the first overlook into Cedar... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
Suzanne K
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A 55-mile scenic drive cutting across the Dixie National Forest.
Highway 143, UT
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Brian Head resort and ventured out from there for a few days during their off season. The scenery was spectacular! Highly recommended! Great hikes!

Thank TammyB2461
Reviewed April 1, 2018

I was in Brian Head in March to ski and we were able to get to the first overlook into Cedar Breaks. It was super cold and super beautiful. Worth the short trek off the road. I have been on this road in all seasons....More

Thank Suzanne K
Reviewed March 6, 2018

Utah State Route 143, also known as Patchwork Parkway Scenic Byway, winds through the Dixie National Forest for 50 miles between the historical towns of Parowan and Panguitch. Beginning at an elevation of about 6000' at Parowan, the byway climbs eastward through Parowan Canyon to...More

Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed November 11, 2017

This is a very scenic drive with lots of places to pull over and get out of your car and take some beautiful pictures of the scenery. There are stunning views of the red canyons, and when the colors are changing, this is a sight...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed October 10, 2017

We chose to take this scenic route from Bryce Canyon to Cedar City. It is a really nice drive with fantastic scenery varying from mountains and canyons to lakes and open countryside. A really nice alternative route and doesn't take much longer.

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Came in from the south on 143 and took the time to see the little village and ski lifts. Whole area was awesome. The fire did not affect the area we were in and everybody was busy doing things. It is a wonderful area. Too...More

Thank Diane A
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

We took this road about 20 miles to find it closed, but anyway got to enjoy the beautiful lake and scenery. We saw a lot of deer grazing along the road. Very cool!

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed November 1, 2016

We used this particular byway several times while we drove from Cedar Breaks to Zion and Bryce and along Highway 12. It was beautiful and provided lots of opportunities for pictures - plus sharing the road with a few animals from the local herds.

Thank VicksVaporRub
Reviewed September 21, 2016

We decided to take the northern way to get from Bryce Canyon to Zion National park and it was worth the extra time. The scenery was amazing. Groups of the deciduous trees were beginning to change color and the site was a vivid palate of...More

Thank 5mamabear
Reviewed April 24, 2016

We started in Panguitch and I have to say that the first 2/3's of the journey wasn't anything worth spending time on if you've ever lived or toured the upper portion of the US. Lots of trees and rolling hills but really nothing worth the...More

Thank SalfromIL
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