Local Area Attractions
Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park located fifteen minutes away.Open year round and located on Scenic Highway 12, Bryce Canyon's millions of pink rock hoodoos glow at sunrise and sunset. More than 50 miles of hiking trails wind through the park. Horseback trails, ski and snowshoe routes are also available. For more information, visit Bryce Canyon National Park online.
Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument
Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument located ten minutes away.Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a vast, 1.9 million acre tract of land bordering Bryce Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Capitol Reef National Park and Dixie National Forest. Less visited than the surrounding area, it offers exciting slot canyons, whimsical arches and stunning scenery. For more information, visit Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument online.
Kodachrome Basin State Park
Kodachrome Basin State Park located ten minutes away.At Kodachrome Basin, you can ride in a stagecoach, ride horseback, mountain bike, hike or enjoy a leisurely picnic. Named by the National Geographic Society for its magnificent colors, the park's unique spires light up at sunrise and sunset. For more information, visit Kodachrome Basin State Park online.
Capitol Reef National Park
Capitol Reef National Park located two hours away.Formerly a hideaway for Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch, today Capitol Reef draws hikers, photographers and history buffs. Discover what Butch found so attractive about Utah's least crowded and most surprising national park. For more information, visit Capitol Reef National Park online.
Zion Canyon National Park
Zion Canyon National Park located two hours away.Canyon hikes, spectacular overlooks and easy riverside strolls, Zion has it all. The famous Zion Narrows and Angels Landing Trails will challenge even the most adventurous. For more information, visit Zion Canyon National Park online.
Anasazi Indian Village State Park
Anasazi Indian Village State Park located one hour away. Visit the museum and the partially excavated prehistoric Indian village at Anasazi State Park. Step inside the recreated living structure to see how the ancient Puebloans once lived on the site. For more information, visit Anasazi Village State Park online.
Cottonwood Road is the most scenic back road to the campground (not suitable for large trailers and RV's).Drive through one of America's last frontiers on unpaved Cottonwood Road. Take a side trip to Skutumpah Road, Grosvenor Arch and the Cockscomb. Be sure to check ahead for road conditions. For more information, visit Cottonwood Road online.
Highway 12 is a National Scenic Byway and Utah's only All American Road.Scenic enough to be a travel destination all by itself, Highway 12 leads through historic ranching towns and miles of breathtaking scenery. Stop at the many overlooks, take in the views and listen closely for the sounds of Calf Creek tumbling through the canyon below. For more information, visit Highway 12 online.
Bryce Canyon and Grand Staircase trip planning. Many enjoyable day trips begin right from our campground. We can suggest various itineraries to match your time and interests. Stop by the front desk for information and directions.
Scenic drives along Highway 12
Take a leisurely drive along the Scenic Highway 12.Explore the historic ranching towns bordering Highway 12. Stop in Boulder to have lunch at one of its unique restaurants and then visit Anasazi Indian Village State Park. On the way back, pull over and just savor the views. Highway 12
Red Canyon Located fifteen minutes away. Located next to Bryce Canyon, Red Canyon has the same wonderful hoodoos, but not the crowds. Stop by the Visitor Center to pick up a map, then jump on your mountain bike, or put on your hiking boots. After your visit, be sure to stop in Tropic for a Western-style dinner.
Remember to ask us for directions to the less traveled destinations.
- Cedar Breaks National Monument
- Dixie National Forest
- Escalante Petrified Forest State Park
- Hells Backbone Road and Salt Gulch