FODOR'S GO LIST 2016
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
Larger than most national parks at 1.7 million acres, the Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument is popular with backpackers and hard-core mountain-bike enthusiasts. You can explore the rocky landscape, which represents some of America's last wilderness, via dirt roads with a four-wheel-drive vehicle; most roads depart from Highway 12. Roadside views into the monument are most impressive from Highway 12 between Escalante and Boulder. It costs nothing to enter the park, but fees apply for camping and backcountry permits.
Hell's Backbone Road. For a scenic and challenging mountain-bike ride, follow the 44-mile Hell's Backbone Road from Panguitch to the Escalante...
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