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Brian Head-Panguitch Lake Scenic Byway (U-143)
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Designation: Utah State Scenic Byway
Fees: Campgrounds and attractions charge fees; no fees t
Length, One-Way: 55 Miles (91.67 Kilometers)
Time: About 2 hours.

General Information

Description - From Parowan, this byway climbs up through Parowan Canyon's white, gold, red and yellow rock pillars and cliffs, to the Markagunt Plateau, which stretches from Zion National Park in the south to the Tushar Mountains up north. Brian Head town is the highest town in Utah (at about 11,000 feet) and Brian Head Ski Resort the highest ski resort.

Attractions - The Brian Head-Panguitch Lake Scenic Byway (U-143) is known for it's Archeology, Historical, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Directions from : Take Hwy 143 between Parowan and Panguitch. It makes a right-angle turn at the junction with Hwy 143. Hwy 143 goes to Cedar Breaks National Monument, and is another Utah State Scenic Byway.

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Additional Information:
Utah Scenic Byways - Utah's Scenic Byway Program is comprised of 27 routes that showcase Utah's splendor; from slick rock canyons and pristine deserts to majestic mountain views and high country lakes.

Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.


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