Scenic Byway 12 – One of America’s Best

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Scenic Byway 12 – One of America’s Best

Scenic Byway 12 Utah

Scenic Byway 12 – One of America’s Best

Scenic Byway 12 runs north and south from Escalante and is approximately 120 miles in length.  Car and Driver Magazine along with other prestigious media entities have rated Scenic Byway 12 as one of the top 10 scenic drives in America. With a national park at each end and three state parks and a national monument…
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Tour Of Utah Rides Again Escalante Utah

Cycling - Tour of Utah Escalante

Tour Of Utah Rides Again Escalante Utah

[caption id="attachment_3014" align="alignright" width="225"] 11miles outside of City of Escalante on Highway 12.[/caption] The Tour of Utah is coming again through Escalante and Boulder Utah.  The second stage of the race on August 5th 2014 and will pass through this area which is well known for its dramatic scenery.  Last year's event was very successful…
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Wildflowers Cottonwood Rd Escalante Utah

White stem Evening Primrose

Wildflowers Cottonwood Rd Escalante Utah

March 30 & 31 2014 we drove (4-wheel drive NOT needed) Cottonwood road from Cannonville to a camp spot above Big Water, Utah. We found many wildflowers blooming along the way. Indian Paintbrush and Evening Paintbrush were easy to identify. [caption id="attachment_2982" align="alignright" width="300"] Lower Desert wildflower[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_2978" align="alignleft" width="300"] Globe Mallow and…
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Boulder Mail Trail Boulder to Escalante Utah

Boulder Mail Trail Boulder to Escalante

Boulder Mail Trail Boulder to Escalante Utah

The Boulder Mail Trail is a popular hiking/backpacking/trail running route that links Escalante and Boulder, crossing over slick rock, several rivers and weaves between Pinion and Juniper trees and sagebrush.  Mules were the mode of transportation to deliver mail and supplies between the towns on Boulder Mail Trail for decades. Water can be found in…
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