The first signs of summer coming to a close have peeped through. The good news is there is still time to explore Bryce Canyon Country in the warm weather. Pack up the RV and make Bryce Canyon Country your final summer road trip.
Bryce Canyon Country is filled with hidden gems throughout the area. It really could be explored for a few weeks. Here are some last-minute travel and activity ideas in Bryce Canyon Country that you may have never heard of.
This area is located in the southeastern part of Bryce Canyon Country right by Lake Powell. Spend several carefree days staying at Ticaboo Lodge RV Park boating, ATVing, swimming, biking and kayaking. On Friday nights, you catch an outdoor movie and have a BBQ. Rentals are available for kayaks, ATVs, boats and bikes. Spend your days playing right up against the beautiful red rocks of Lake Powell with the conveniences of Ticaboo Lodge.
Want to go fishing? Panguitch Lake is rated as one of the most popular fishing spots in Southern Utah. Panguitch comes from the Paiute Native American word “big fish,” so you’ll definitely catch some big fish here. Stay at Panguitch Lake Resort RV Park and be steps away from the lake each day!
Other activities in the area include ATV-ing, mountain biking, horseback riding and more.
The mountains of Boulder are filled with breathtaking desert landscapes and hours of exploration. The Boulder Mountains, crossing several areas of Bryce Canyon Country, are also known as Utah’s Aquarius plateau for its high plateaus section of the Colorado Plateau. It is 90 miles long, covers more than 900 square miles and is the highest and largest plateau in Bryce Canyon Country. There’s access to lakes, fishing, camping, hunting, hiking, mountain biking and ATVing.
In the town of Boulder, explore Anasazi State Park Museum, a prehistoric Indian village. The area was once one of the largest Anasazi communities west of the Colorado River. Many artifacts have been uncovered and are on display. After visiting, get a bite to eat at Magnolia’s Street Food, outside of the museum. Grab some of their delicious tacos, burritos, loaded fries or sandwiches!
When looking for an RV park in the area, drive 40-mins west on Highway 12 to Escalante and find a variety of places to stay. In Escalante, make sure to visit Escalante Petrified Forest and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Don’t Let the Fun End with Summer
Just because summer is ending doesn’t mean traveling does. Check out brycecanyoncountry.com for itinerary ideas year-round.