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Utah State Route 95

between Hanksville and Blanding, Blanding, UT
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Ranked #7 of 15 attractions in Blanding
Type: Scenic Drives
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Chandler, Arizona
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Easy drive, no spectacular things to see. Traveled from Natural Bridges to Blanding. Better than the "Moki Dugway", which we drove to get to Natural Bridges.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is an easy hike well worth your effort. House on Fire is one of those hidden, but not remote ruins.....a true gem! We had seen professional photographer photos of this, not knowing where it was and discovered it on our visit to the Bluff and Blanding Utah area. The visitor center in Blanding will give directions to the site.... More

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Adirondack, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
24 attraction reviews
308 helpful votes 308 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The drive along 95 from Blanding, UT is so spectacular that words cannot possibly describe all hidden places and its real feast for your eyes. Views from the paved road are already spectacular but one needs to stop in marked trailheads, take short or longer walks to ancient sites, enjoy more views from paths or trails. Then a short side... More

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Coaldale, Colorado
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67 reviews 67 reviews
21 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

There is SO much to see RIGHT off this highway, but you prolly need a guidebook. You can see a dozen amazing archaeological/cultural/natural resources less than 15 minutes easy walk from the highway. Stop in the Blanding Visitor's Center & they'll tell about WAY more interesting things to see than you have time for. If you've driven it before without... More

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Boyne City
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This part of Utah is spectacular, driving is easy and not crowded. I feel you have to get out and hike, to really appreciate what you see from the car..but if all you have time for IS the drive, 95 is a great road full of wonderful sites, and small towns...very small . DON'T forget to make the side trips... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Words just don't describe this road. We drove from Blanding UT north - sun was perfectly displaying the sights. What makes it special - besides the beauty - each few miles changes. The rock beauty does not get boring - it is changing before your eyes. Seriously - this road should be on everyone's bucket list - it is that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Nice BLM campground in Comb Wash just as you come through the gap in Comb Ridge and down the hill into Comb Wash. Good centralized place to see the nearby ancient sites. Pit toilets are available for these dispersed sites. No water though, and the road is treacherous if wet. Well worth a look if you enjoy desert boondocking.

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Mountain View, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We were here to visit mule canyon specifically House on fire. We had to drive through the route since we had difficulty locating the Canyon. But the drive was not at all frustrating, the scenic drive was wonderful.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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316 reviews 316 reviews
134 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We received a recommendation from the Innkeeper in Escalante that we should take this drive and we are glad we did! Incredible vistas and landscape are found all along the lower half of the road. We stopped and took many photos along the way. Be sure to plan enough time to enjoy!

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74 reviews 74 reviews
51 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

What a fantastic stretch of road. The views almost wanted you to wish the trip would not end. I would recommend driving from north to south as it is almost downhill all the way. The road itself are being worked on at the moment (August 2013) so a lot of loose gravel but the views absolutely make up for it.... More

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