Local Area Attractions Near Panguitch KOA
At Panguitch KOA, you are only 22 miles from beautiful Bryce Canyon National Park and not much farther to 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.
Cedar Breaks National Monument
A circle of painted cliffs , colorful rock spires and columns, located along Scenic Byway U-143, 16 miles west of Panguitch Lake. Photograph or hike, and in the winter snowmobile, cross country ski or you can alpine ski at nearby Brian Head.
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.
For an off-the-beaten-path experience, explore Casto Canyon. Hiking, biking and ATV trails will lead you to some of the most beautiful scenery in southern Utah. On Scenic Byway 12, it's just a short 8 mile trip from Panguitch.
Local Area Recreation Near Panguitch KOA
Horseback riding is available nearby in Bryce Canyon City and at Panguitch Lake. On horseback, 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.
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.