Take a Highway 12 road trip


Pillars of enchanting red rocks. Hidden canyons. Endless acres of beautiful public lands. Welcome to Highway 12 in Utah - 123 miles of the most stunningly beautiful landscape in the Southwest.

Here are the best stops on this memorable scenic byway!

Panguitch is the place to stock up on provisions and throw back a drink at an authentic saloon. From Panguitch, you will enter Red Canyon, which is where the excitement begins.

Panguitch and Red Canyon

The Thunder Mountain Trail is a world-class mountain biking destination and combined with the paved Red Canyon bike path, it makes a great loop for experienced riders.

You need at least 2 days to really explore Bryce Canyon's incredible vistas an hiking trails, not to mention the sunrises!

The beauty of this park lies in its obscurity and opportunities for solitude. There's a small campground, hiking trails, and a lake.

Escalante Petrified Forest State park

Drink your coffee cliffside and enjoy panoramic views that will turn you into a lifelong road tripper.

Kiva Koffeehouse