We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (666)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“visitor center”(60 reviews)
“bryce np”(9 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Highway 12, Panguitch, UT
+1 435-676-1160
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Red Canyon
Reviews (690)
Filter reviews
521 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews visitor center dixie national forest bryce np butch cassidy bike path beautiful area scenic highway worth a stop hiking trails rock formations blue sky ledges trail beautiful scenery short hike take pictures beautiful drive ranger station
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 521 reviews
Reviewed December 11, 2018

If you love the hoodoos at nearby Bryce Canyon, but don't feel like hiking down into the canyon to see them, stop at Red Canyon. The trails around the visitor center are easy and provide great views. There are also longer hikes to try in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank cynthia s
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Take the time to stop on your way to Zion National Park. The photo opportunities are just out of your car door. Take a short hike on some of the trails and enjoy what nature has provided.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank THOMAS J
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We left Bryce and had a wonderful time viewing these new red formations of rocks as we traveled to Zion National Park. The Redness of these peaks and valleys were a nice contrast to what we had seen in Bryce. A nice experience while we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Casey1919
Reviewed November 2, 2018

A beautiful road trip from Panguitch on the way to Bryce Canyon, definitely worth stopping en route for photos.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ingrid B
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

This Canyon is absolutely beautiful! It is on the drive to Bryce Canyon National Park. It has some of the same beautiful rock formations as Bryce. It has unique drive-through tunnels. Unfortunately, it is greatly overshadowed by Bryce Canyon. It is definitely worth a stop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TravelLover59
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Driving from Interstate I-15 through Panguich and at the Red Canyon on highway 12, you drive through 2 tunnels on your way to Bryce Canyon National Park. Most people just drive through the Red Canyon area, but there is actually some nice scenery there in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Takara1
Reviewed October 6, 2018

A drive or hike in this beautiful red rock canyon is a treat! The rocks are so brilliantly red, redder than Bryce Canyon. It is on the road to Bryce Canyon. Skip the visitor's center...nothing there really except a gift shop. But do take a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank SueSuitecase
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Aptly named geographical feature that is full of wonderful rock formations including two over road bridges with a clearance of less than.14 feet. We have driven up and down the canyon edge and you can see plenty from the highway. As the light changes so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GreenInsights
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Came here because we drove through the area a few times while visiting Bryce Canyon NP. Stopped at the visitor’s center which has some decent interpretive presentation materials, lots of old photos, maps and information on the area. They have a nice gift store, too....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank FulltimeRVTraveler
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Just returned from a trip to Utah and the Red Canyon was unbelievable. Did a couple hikes and enjoyed it totally.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Slidersue
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 14 nearby hotels
Bryce Gateway Inn
229 reviews
2.40 miles away
Quality Inn Bryce Canyon
665 reviews
3.25 miles away
Bryce Canyon Pines
632 reviews
6.77 miles away
New Western Motel
29 reviews
7.85 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 32 nearby restaurants
Bryce Canyon Pines
1,976 reviews
6.77 miles away
Cowboy's Smokehouse Cafe
896 reviews
8.08 miles away
Henrie's Drive Inn
177 reviews
8.12 miles away
Panguitch Lake Adventure Resort Restaurant
8 reviews
2.39 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 9 nearby attractions
Dark Ranger Telescope Tours
247 reviews
7.95 miles away
Natural Bridge
514 reviews
11.70 miles away
Bryce Canyon National Park
7,914 reviews
12.14 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Cindie S
June 10, 2018|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from VegasVick | Reviewed this property |
No, there are no fees that I saw.
Courtney H
May 11, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Davis K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, hwy 12 goes through Red Canyon. Hiking trails are open all the time. The visitor center and campground are closed during the off season
June 30, 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from johnzl | Reviewed this property |