Scenic Drives in Utah

The beauty and varied geology of Utah is unmatched. Millions of visitors each year come to Utah for its one-of-a-kind scenery.

Kolob Canyons from the Timber Creek Overlook

2 Kolob Canyon Scenic Drives in Zion National Park

Stop by the Visitor Center before climbing 1,000 feet in the 5-miles to the Kolob Canyon Viewpoint. Or drive from Virgin, Utah all the way to the reservoir. Read More...

Factory Butte north of Hanksville, Utah by John Menard [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Hanksville, Utah to Capitol Reef National Park Scenic Drive

From Hanksville, a mining and ranching town, through the ghost town of Caineville to see more recent ruins, and on to Capitol Reef National Park Read More...

Hell's Backbone

Hell’s Backbone Scenic Drive in Utah

Built to join Boulder, the last frontier town in Utah that still relied on mules to deliver the mail, with Escalante, famous for Hole-In-The-Rock Expedition. Read More...

Overview of Monument Valley on the Arizona-Utah border

Monument Valley Scenic Drive

Monument Valley covers several thousand square miles and is an intriguing, unmatched experience when it comes to sightseeing and scenic drives. Read More...

On Patchwork Parkway on the way up to Brian Head Ski Resort

Patchwork Parkway Historic Scenic Drive

Pass by alpine meadows and lakes, breathtaking canyons and six different life zones rollercoastering over 4,500 feet of elevation change. Read More...

Utah Route 12

Scenic Utah Byway 12 from Bryce Canyon to Capitol Reef

Car and Driver rated it among ten most scenic highways, Forbes as one of America’s best snowy drives, and Backpacker magazine as a favorite Wild Road. Read More...

Mt Carmel Highway in Zion

Zion Mt. Carmel Highway Scenic Drive

Hit the ten-mile stretch from the Zion entrance to Mt. Carmel, with switchbacks, slickrock and sweeping views with seasonal waterfalls. Read More...