124 miles of spectacular red rock views awaits you on

Utah’s Scenic Byway 12

Road to Redrock Country in Torrey Utah

Traveling the All American Road

About Scenic Byway 12

Utah’s Scenic Byway 12 has become a destination for those seeking spectacular views of the regions well known natural arches and canyons. Highway 12 weaves its way through nine historic towns each known for their pioneer heritage and unique local culture. Below are some highlights to look for when passing through:

  • Panguitch- One of 2 entry points to UT Scenic Byway 12 and located just outside of Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Henrieville- Less than 10 minutes from the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
  • Escalante- Scenic drive past the Canaan Peak and Barney Top
  • Boulder- Anasazi Indian State Park and Museum located here
  • Torrey- Second of 2 entry points to UT Scenic Byway 12 and home to Capitol Reef National Park
Landscape near Capitol Reef Resort

You Won’t Want To Miss These Views

  • Kodachrome Basin
  • Escalante Petrified Forest
  • Anasazi Indian┬áState Parks and Museum
  • Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
  • 1.8 million-acre Dixie National Forest
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Capitol Reef National Park
  • Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Map Out Your Trip

Utah’s Scenic Byway 12 passes through several small towns rich in history. We’ve mapped out your trip for you, so now all you have to do is hop in the car and go.

Red rocks with deep blue sky near Capitol Reef Resort

Red Rocks on a blue bird day in Torrey, UT
Scenic view of the Red Rocks in Winter in Torrey, UT
Capitol Reef Resort

A Few Things Worth Noting

  • deck overlooking the red rock cliffs

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  • room accommodations along the red rock cliffs

    Enjoy indulgent room accommodations alongside stunning views of the Red Rock Cliffs.

  • Spa at the Capitol Reef Resort with view of the red rock cliffs

    Enjoy our heated outdoor pool and hot tub, free Wi-Fi, and majestic surroundings.