Local Area Attractions
At Panguitch KOA, you are only 22 miles from beautiful Bryce Canyon National Park and many other amazing places. Make us your base camp while you enjoy south central Utah whether you enjoy hiking, biking, riding an ATV, touring the parks or just relaxing at your campsite.
Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park is open all year and located on Scenic Byway 12 and U-63. Bryce Canyon is a series of giant amphitheaters with millions of pink rock pinnacles called "hoodoos" that seem to glow at sunrise and sunset. Drive through and enjoy the scenic viewpoints, hike or horseback ride along trails into the canyon. In winter, allow time to cross country ski or snowshoe.
Zion National Park
Massive canyon walls ascend toward a brilliant blue sky. To experience Zion , you need to walk among the towering cliffs, or challenge your courage in a small narrow canyon. These unique sandstone cliffs range in color from cream, to pink, to red. Zion National Park is located 73 miles from Bryce Canyon via US 89 and U-9.
Red Canyon State Park
Hike, mountain bike, camp or horseback ride at Red Canyon, located on Scenic Byway 12 near US 89. Bright red cliffs and hoodoos, Ponderosa pines, and rock tunnels make Red Canyon a favorite photo stop.
Grand Canyon North Rim National Park
Visit the Grand Canyon North Rim National Park located 160 miles from Bryce via US 89 to Kanab, US 89A, and south on Highway 67.
Local Area Activities
Horseback riding and hiking
All of the surrounding National and State Parks have many hiking trails for those who want extreme hiking as well as those who prefer a short, leisurely walk. Horseback riding is available nearby in Bryce Canyon City and Panguitch Lake. Whether hiking or riding a horse, you'll see the beautiful scenery up close and personal. Make sure to bring your camera!
Is fishing your favorite outdoor activity? You're in luck! Panguitch Lake is only 17 miles away on Hwy. 143. And there are so many other fishing spots nearby...Duck Creek and Otter Creek State Park to name just a few.
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Quilt Walk June 11-14, 2014
Celebrate Panguitch's rich heritage. For 4 days, Panguitch is a beehive of fun things to see and do. This year's activities include the following: Chocolate Fest/Silent Auction, Quilting classes (pre-registration required), Quilt Show, Quilt Trunk Show, Dinner Theater, Historical Main Street Walk and many other fun and interesting events. Visit www.quiltwalk.org for more details.
The Sky's the Limit Bike Rally--last weekend in June.
Enjoy the Bike Rodeo, Poker Run and Bike Parade. The rally is held in conjunction with the Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally.
Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally June 27-29, 2014
This is the 15th Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival. Come out and watch 30+ hot air balloons ascending each morning at 6 a.m. Saturday will conclude with an evening Balloon Glow on Main Street beginning at dusk. http://www.panguitchvalleyballoonrally.com
July 4th HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AMERICA!
Enjoy a home-town Fourth of July Celebration. Start your day with a pancake breakfast served by the Lions Club on the Zion's Bank Lawn from 7:00 - 9:30 followed by the Grand Parade at 10:00 AM. Enjoy games for the kids and take in the FFA Rodeo at the Triple C Arena. Finish your day of celebrating with a fireworks display in the City Park at dusk.