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Red Canyon

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Address: Highway 12, Panguitch, UT
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Candy Mountain

This place looks like a movie set! Easily accessed from the road, the trails here are worth the stop. For stunning vistas, a short, steep trail brings you to some amazing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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Portland, ME
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Portland, ME
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This place looks like a movie set! Easily accessed from the road, the trails here are worth the stop. For stunning vistas, a short, steep trail brings you to some amazing lookout points. This was a highlight on our trip, even after Zion and Bryce. Check it out!

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

RED CANYON-THE OTHER BRYCE CANYON DIXIE NATIONAL FOREST, UTAH (UTAH’S HIDDEN BYWAYS XVII) Most visitors coming into the Bryce Canyon National Park use Utah SR12 from the junction of SR89. As they approach the Bryce Canyon junction, they drive through a two mile section of road with Bryce Canyon-like red rock formations. Most visitors may make a short stop here,... More 

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Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We enjoyed our drive through the tunnels up through the Canyon on our way to Bryce National Park. The red landscape with mounds of snow, made our visit unique in the off season and we had the park almost to ourselves.

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Bridgewater, Canada
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143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great little scenic drive on the road from Zion to Bryce Canyon. The Hoodoos are slightly different than the ones in Bryce and the red geological formations never cease to impress me. Nice little bonus on the way to Bryce.

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Marina, California
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58 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The rock formations are amazing and the area is quite a bonus on the route from Grand Staircase Escalante to Bryce and Zion. We were able to get some supplies in Tropic but there were no restaurants open until we reached Mount Carmel at the junction of the 89 and the 9 going to Zion so plan ahead in the... More 

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Sherwood, Oregon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Red Canyon is a beautiful spot just a few miles west of the entrance to Bryce Canyon. The road going through also has two arches or tunnels you drive through. It's worth taking some photos and getting out a bit, but know that during the summer the red dirt sticks to everything and will bet in your car/etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is not a big park, and it is full of red rock formations and red hoodoos, cliffs, and even a slot canyon. Not bad. It even has a nice visitor center with an interesting self guided tour. Its only problem is its proximity to Bryce Canyon NP, which is an amazing place. So if you get to red canyon... More 

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toronto
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100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Our jaws dropped when we entered Red Canyon. It was not on our itinerary and was a fantastic surprise on our drive from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon to Bryce. We stopped at the pullouts, took pictures and did a little hiking--the photo opportunities are amazing and the reds of the rocks are deeper and more brilliant than... More 

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Provo, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Red Canyon is a beautiful area, which is often overlooked. I would recommend a quick side trip to Red Canyon when visiting Bryce Canyon

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Boston
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111 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Don't miss Red Canyon! There are numerous pullouts on the highway and several walking trails. There's good information available at the Visitors Center (which does have limited hours) .We did the Pink Ledges trail - we were given a leaflet giving information about numbered stops on the trail. It's fairly easy and you are right among the hoodoos without having... More 

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