Things To Do near Panguitch UT
Our motel makes the perfect central location for all your southern Utah adventures. Utah is home to 5 national parks, and a host of outdoor activities which include hiking, ATV riding, horseback riding, mountain and road biking just to scratch the surface. And all of it is done in one of the most beautiful, magnificent and nearly alien landscapes on earth.
NATIONAL PARKS AND OTHER PARK AREASBack to Top
Bryce Canyon National ParkWeb: www.nps.gov
Bryce Canyon boast spectacular views and many activites, such as hiking and camping, and festivals, such as the Annual Geology Festival and the Annual Astronomy Festival.
Great Basin National ParkWeb: www.nps.gov
Explore the 13,00 foot Wheeler Peak, and then go underground to discover Lehman Caves. Visitors can also see Lexington Arch, a rare limestone arch, and one of the largest limestone arches in the west.
Zion National ParkWeb: www.nps.gov/zion
The first national park created in Utah, it includes some of the most beautiful canyon scenery in the United States with its deep, windy sandstone canyons, and rock formations.
Cedar Breaks National MonumentWeb: www.nps.gov/cebr
Features a half-mile deep naturally-formed geologic amphitheater, sub-alpine forests and spectacular night skies.
Arches National ParkWeb: www.nps.gov/arch
Red rock formations, including over 2,000 natural stone arches.
Grand Staircase Escalante National MonumentWeb: www.blm.gov/ut/
GSENM covers almost 1.9 million acres of public lands, offering all types of recreation and natural wonders.
Canyonlands National ParkWeb: www.nps.gov/cany
With four distinct areas to explore: the Island in the Sky, the Needles, the Maze and the rivers, Canyonlands offers stunning vistas and many types of adventures.
Glen Canyon National Recreation AreaWeb: www.nps.gov/glca
1.2 million acres, including Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell.
Utah State ParksWeb: stateparks.utah.gov
Utah has 43 state parks. Nearby are Escalante Petrified Forest State Park, Otter Creek State Park, Anasazi State Park Museum, and Kodachrome Basin State Park.
UTAH SCENIC BYWAYSBack to Top
Utah Scenic BywaysWeb: www.utah.com/byways
Utah boasts 27 scenic byways, all major roads. Follow the link to discover the many beautiful routes you can take to get to your destination.
Highway 12Web: www.utah.com/byways
Highway 12 was named All American Road in 2002 and is one of the most scenic highways in the US.
U-143 from Parowan to PanguitchWeb: www.utah.com/byways
This scenic byway is 55 miles long and skirts along Cedar Breaks National Monument, through Dixie National forest and by Panguitch Lake.