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Amazing scenic photo opportunity

Take the time to stop on your way to Zion National Park. The photo opportunities are just out of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A nice exit from Bryce National Park

We left Bryce and had a wonderful time viewing these new red formations of rocks as we traveled to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Highway 12, Panguitch, UT
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 7, 2018

This interesting and beautiful area of red-rock hoodoos in the Dixie National Forest is easily accessible because Utah State Route 12 passes right through it - literally, since there are two tunnels! If you are traveling east of Bryce Canyon toward Zion National Park or...More

8  Thank CrankingChick
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Red Canyon is a relatively small area with unique bright orange rock formation visible from the street. Located on highway 12 between Panquitch and Bryce Canyon, it's a good place to take photos (you can also do it from the street) or a short loop...More

1  Thank GabyVM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the time to stop on your way to Zion National Park. The photo opportunities are just out of your car door. Take a short hike on some of the trails and enjoy what nature has provided.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We left Bryce and had a wonderful time viewing these new red formations of rocks as we traveled to Zion National Park. The Redness of these peaks and valleys were a nice contrast to what we had seen in Bryce. A nice experience while we...More

Thank Casey1919
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful road trip from Panguitch on the way to Bryce Canyon, definitely worth stopping en route for photos.

Thank Ingrid B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Canyon is absolutely beautiful! It is on the drive to Bryce Canyon National Park. It has some of the same beautiful rock formations as Bryce. It has unique drive-through tunnels. Unfortunately, it is greatly overshadowed by Bryce Canyon. It is definitely worth a stop...More

Thank Terri P
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Driving from Interstate I-15 through Panguich and at the Red Canyon on highway 12, you drive through 2 tunnels on your way to Bryce Canyon National Park. Most people just drive through the Red Canyon area, but there is actually some nice scenery there in...More

Thank Takara1
Reviewed October 6, 2018

A drive or hike in this beautiful red rock canyon is a treat! The rocks are so brilliantly red, redder than Bryce Canyon. It is on the road to Bryce Canyon. Skip the visitor's center...nothing there really except a gift shop. But do take a...More

2  Thank SueSuitecase
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Aptly named geographical feature that is full of wonderful rock formations including two over road bridges with a clearance of less than.14 feet. We have driven up and down the canyon edge and you can see plenty from the highway. As the light changes so...More

Thank Theresa D
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Came here because we drove through the area a few times while visiting Bryce Canyon NP. Stopped at the visitor’s center which has some decent interpretive presentation materials, lots of old photos, maps and information on the area. They have a nice gift store, too....More

Thank FulltimeRVTraveler
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Just returned from a trip to Utah and the Red Canyon was unbelievable. Did a couple hikes and enjoyed it totally.

Thank Slidersue
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Very cool to drive through on the way to Bryce. A number of places to stop and get out of the car and hike as well.

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Response from VegasVick | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no fees that I saw.
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Response from Davis K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, hwy 12 goes through Red Canyon. Hiking trails are open all the time. The visitor center and campground are closed during the off season
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