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The Hogback

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Amazing experience.

I drove the Hogback twice last week. The vast vistas on both sides of the road are breathtaking... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Bgallersmith
Not as scary as some people make it. Well worth the ride.

This short and narrow section of UT-12 has an undeserved reputation for being difficult. Nonsense... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

I drove the Hogback twice last week. The vast vistas on both sides of the road are breathtaking. It's narrow and I am proud I drove it twice, though I am scared of heights. Utterly stunning. Park in the designated areas at the north end...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

This short and narrow section of UT-12 has an undeserved reputation for being difficult. Nonsense. It's 100 feet wide with an 800 foot drop on either side, none-of which you will notice because the landscape is so unique and unexpected that you will think it...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

This is a section of Utah's "Highway 12 Scenic Byway" (see separate Tripadvisor page) located about 7 miles south of Boulder and 19 miles northeast of Escalante. The two-lane highway winds its way across the top of a high, narrow ridge that drops off sharply...More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed October 18, 2017

You don't get to drive a hogback every day and I loved it! (If the idea worries you, just keep your eyes on the road.) The surrounding vistas are vast and gorgeous. Hwy 12 is a noted Scenic Highway which we drove from Bryce Canyon...More

1  Thank chivestravels
Reviewed October 9, 2017

This is a spectacular drive. I have always heard it was the Hogsback. The road has only been paved for about 30 years. Before it was even a higher adventure.

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Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

I often drive HWY 12 and the Hogback is always a favorite place to drive through. The scenery and beauty is beyond words. A must see area in Garfield County and HWY 12 is a road you shouldn't avoid. You have Bryce Canyon National Park...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2017

The Hogback is a world-famous stretch of the Scenic ByPass Route 12 south of Boulder, Utah. Here the road cuts its way through rough yet gorgeous terrain before transecting the land upon a ridge with 1000 foot drops on both sides of the road. The...More

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