Special Places

Scenic Byways on the Dixie National Forest

Scenic Byways












Highway 12 All American Road: 124 Miles

Highway 12 is one of the most scenic highways in America, receiving the designation of 'All American Road' in 2002. While traveling on this route you will pass through Bryce Canyon National ParkGrand Staircase-Escalante National MonumentKodachrome Basin State ParkEscalante Petrified Forest, and Anasazi State Park.


Utah's Patchwork Parkway National Scenic Byway: 55 Miles

This Byway received it's name from an incident in the 1890's.  Settlers who were desperate for food crossed a valley using handmade quilts laid atop deep snow.  After reaching Parowan, they returned back to Panguitch with food for the starving people.


Highway 14 State Scenic Byway: 40 Miles

This byway winds it way through many red rock canyons near Cedar City.  From the plateau you can see Zion National Park and from Strawberry Point you can see the Kaibab Plateau of Arizona and the rim of the Grand Canyon. Near to this area is the Cedar Breaks National Monument.