Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks - Around Bryce Canyon National Park (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Around Bryce Canyon National Park chapter from Lonely Planet’s Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks guidebook.

This is Butch Cassidy country, where legends of the outlaw abound. He’s said to have ridden the trails in scenic Red Canyon. Today, this area is a great place to go cycling with both paved bike paths and moutain-biking trails.

If you’re looking for a base for visiting Bryce Canyon National Park, the farming community of Tropic and tourist-friendly, old-fashioned Panguitch, are good options. This is Butch Cassidy country, where legends of the outlaw abound. He’s said to have ridden the trails in scenic Red Canyon, past the red limestone towers where a hiking route is named for him today. The gunslinger’s boyhood home can be visited in tiny Circleville. This is a great place to go cycling: unlike Bryce Canyon, Red Canyon has both paved bike paths and mountain-biking trails.

  • hike and bike your way around Red Canyon’s magnificent rock formations
  • maps
  • relax in the tourist-friendly old-fashioned town of Panguitch
  • transport
  • visit Butch Cassidy’s boyhood home in tiny Circleville
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Tropic, Red Canyon, Panguitch, Sights, Activities, Sleeping, Eating & Drinking, Festivals & Events.

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