Scenic Byway 12
National Forest: Dixie National Forest
Length: 124.0 mi / 199.6 km
Time to Allow: Allow three hours to drive or three days to experience the byway.
Scenic Byway 12 takes you to the heart of the American West. This exceptional 124 mile route negotiates an isolated landscape of canyons, plateaus, and valleys ranging from 4,000 to 9,000 feet above sea level. You'll encounter archaeological, cultural, historical, natural, recreational, and scenic qualities while driving this exhilarating byway.
While marveling at the region's scenic wonders, keep an eye out for the winged wildlife that make their home among the colorful sandstone spires and castles of Scenic Byway 12 in southern Utah.
This scrumptious mulberry pie is sold at the historic Gifford House at Capitol Reef National Park, located 12 miles west of Torrey and Scenic Byway 12 in southern Utah.
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2-Day Trip: Scenic Byway 12 - Itinerary starting from Highway 89
This guide is for the traveler entering Scenic Byway 12 from the west and starts in the gateway town of Panguitch, Utah. The route travels through...
Thanks to the BLM/Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Dixie National Forest, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Utah State Parks for their continuing support of Scenic Byway 12.