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Hole-in-the-Rock Road Scenic Backway: general information

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Hole-in-the-Rock Road Scenic Backway

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The Hole-in-the-Rock road closely follows 60 miles (97 km) of the route taken by a Mormon pioneer group in 1879-80 and leads you via Dance Hall Rock, Forty Mile Spring and Fifty Mile Camp all the way to the actual Hole above Lake Powell. Here the Hole In The Rock National Historic Trail takes a start.
Not only history accompanies you on this Scenic Backway. Beautiful slot canyons such as Dry Fork and other fascinating geologic features are waiting for you to be discovered in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
Being a dirt and gravel road passenger cars can drive this road only in good weather. The last few miles within Glen...
The Hole-in-the-Rock road closely follows 60 miles (97 km) of the route taken by a Mormon pioneer group in 1879-80 and leads you via Dance Hall Rock, Forty Mile Spring and Fifty Mile Camp all the way to the actual Hole above Lake Powell. Here the Hole In The Rock National Historic Trail takes a start.
Not only history accompanies you on this Scenic Backway. Beautiful slot canyons such as Dry Fork and other fascinating geologic features are waiting for you to be discovered in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
Being a dirt and gravel road passenger cars can drive this road only in good weather. The last few miles within Glen Canyon are best travelled by foot, bicycle, or four-wheel drive vehicle. Check the weather conditions before you enter this vast and remote area.
Use the Glen Canyon NRA Park Map by the National Park Service to orientate.
The Hole-in-the-Rock road closely follows 60 miles (97 km) of the route taken by a Mormon pioneer group in 1879-80 and leads you via Dance Hall Rock, Forty Mile Spring and Fifty Mile Camp all the way to the actual Hole above Lake Powell. Here the Hole In The Rock National Historic Trail takes a start.
Not only history accompanies you on this Scenic Backway. Beautiful slot canyons such as Dry Fork and other fascinating geologic features are waiting for you to be discovered in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
Being a dirt and gravel road passenger cars can drive this road only in good weather. The last few miles within Glen...

Hole-in-the-Rock Road Scenic Backway: nearby sleeping facilities

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20 preferred sleeping facilities (B&B's, inns, motels, etc.):

Best Western Rubys Inn
Muley Twist Inn
Chuck Wagon Lodge
The View Hotel
San Juan Inn
Lee's Ferry Lodge
Bryce View Lodge
Boulder Mountain Lodge
Bryce Trails Bed & Breakfast
Goulding's Lodge
Cliff Dwellers Lodge
Capitol Reef Inn & Cafe
Bryce Canyon Resort
Red River Lodge
Hat Rock Inn
Torrey School House B & B
Broken Spur Inn
Buffalo Sage Bed & Breakfast
Stone Canyon Inn
Rim Rock Inn

Hole-in-the-Rock Road Scenic Backway: nearby destinations

65 Other parks or sites within 200km (125mi):

Glen CanyonNational Recreation Area - Utah - 37km (24mi)
Rainbow BridgeNational Monument - Utah - 41km (26mi)
Grand Staircase EscalanteNational Monument - Utah - 46km (29mi)
Burr Trail Scenic BackwayByways - Utah - 50km (32mi)
Hole In The RockNational Historic Trail - Utah - 56km (36mi)
Escalante Petrified ForestState Park - Utah - 61km (39mi)
Lake PowellPark - Arizona - 61km (39mi)
Scenic Byway 12Byways - Utah - 63km (40mi)
Glen CanyonNational Recreation Area - Arizona - 65km (42mi)
Cottonwood Canyon Road Scenic BackwayByways - Utah - 66km (42mi)
Box Death HollowWilderness - Utah - 67km (43mi)
Notom Road Scenic BackwayByways - Utah - 67km (43mi)
Posey Lake - Pine Creek Scenic BackwayByways - Utah - 70km (45mi)
Vermilion CliffsNational Monument - Arizona - 71km (45mi)
Hell's Backbone Road Scenic BackwayByways - Utah - 74km (47mi)
Kodachrome BasinState Park - Utah - 76km (48mi)
Capitol ReefNational Park - Utah - 78km (50mi)
Gouldings Lodge and Historic Trading PostPoints of Interest - Utah - 93km (59mi)
Bryce CanyonNational Park - Utah - 94km (60mi)
Bryce CanyonAirport - Utah - 95km (60mi)
Bryce Canyon Airport HangarPoints of Interest - Utah - 95km (60mi)
NavajoNational Monument - Arizona - 96km (61mi)
Capitol Reef Country Scenic BywayByways - Utah - 99km (63mi)
Trail of the Ancients National Scenic BywayByways - Arizona - 102km (64mi)
Monument ValleyPark - Arizona - 102km (64mi)
East Fork Sevier River Scenic BackwayByways - Utah - 102km (65mi)
Muley PointPoints of Interest - Utah - 102km (65mi)
Natural BridgesNational Monument - Utah - 105km (66mi)
DixieNational Forest - Utah - 106km (67mi)
Moki DugwayPoints of Interest - Utah - 106km (67mi)
Valley of the GodsPoints of Interest - Utah - 113km (72mi)
San Juan River BridgePoints of Interest - Utah - 115km (73mi)
Cedar MesaPoints of Interest - Utah - 123km (77mi)
Mule Canyon Indian RuinsPoints of Interest - Utah - 124km (78mi)
GoosenecksState Park - Utah - 126km (79mi)
Butler Wash Indian RuinPoints of Interest - Utah - 133km (84mi)
Sand Island PetroglyphsPoints of Interest - Utah - 135km (85mi)
Trail of the Ancients National Scenic BywayByways - Utah - 136km (86mi)
Fishlake Scenic BywayByways - Utah - 138km (87mi)
Fort BluffHistoric Site - Utah - 140km (89mi)
Tuba City or Moenave Dinosaur Track SitePoints of Interest - Arizona - 145km (91mi)
CanyonlandsNational Park - Utah - 146km (92mi)
Edge of the CedarsState Park - Utah - 147km (93mi)
Dinosaur MuseumPoints of Interest - Utah - 148km (93mi)
Cedar BreaksNational Monument - Utah - 151km (95mi)
Canyon of Gold Driving TourByways - Utah - 153km (96mi)
Beaver Canyon Scenic BywayByways - Utah - 153km (97mi)
Pipe SpringNational Monument - Arizona - 154km (97mi)
Indian Creek Corridor Scenic BywayByways - Utah - 154km (97mi)
FishlakeNational Forest - Utah - 155km (98mi)
Indian CreekState Park - Utah - 156km (99mi)
ZionNational Park - Utah - 166km (105mi)
Dead Horse Mesa Scenic BywayByways - Utah - 167km (105mi)
Three Kiva PuebloPoints of Interest - Utah - 167km (105mi)
Grand CanyonNational Park - Arizona - 167km (105mi)
Little Colorado RiverPark - Arizona - 170km (107mi)
Dead Horse PointState Park - Utah - 172km (108mi)
HovenweepNational Monument - Utah - 182km (115mi)
HovenweepNational Monument - Colorado - 182km (115mi)
Mill Canyon Dinosaur TrailPoints of Interest - Utah - 190km (119mi)
ArchesNational Park - Utah - 190km (119mi)
Four Corners MonumentLandmark - Utah - 190km (120mi)
Copper Ridge Dinosaur TrackwaysPoints of Interest - Utah - 194km (122mi)
ParashantNational Monument - Arizona - 196km (123mi)
Canyon De ChellyNational Monument - Arizona - 198km (125mi)

78 Other parks or sites between 200km (125mi) and 400km (250mi):

WupatkiNational Monument - Arizona - 210km (132mi)
Canyons of the AncientsNational Monument - Colorado - 212km (134mi)
Trail of the Ancients National Scenic BywayByways - Colorado - 219km (138mi)
St. George Municipal AirportAirport - Utah - 219km (138mi)
Frisco ghost townPoints of Interest - Utah - 220km (138mi)
CoconinoNational Forest - Arizona - 225km (141mi)
Yucca HouseNational Monument - Colorado - 225km (142mi)
Sunset Crater VolcanoNational Monument - Arizona - 228km (144mi)
Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur QuarryNational Natural Landmark - Utah - 231km (145mi)
Mesa VerdeNational Park - Colorado - 236km (148mi)
Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric HighwayByways - Utah - 238km (150mi)
Historic Route 66Byways - Arizona - 240km (151mi)
College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric MuseumPoints of Interest - Utah - 246km (155mi)
Walnut CanyonNational Monument - Arizona - 250km (157mi)
Western Mining and Railroad MuseumPoints of Interest - Utah - 255km (160mi)
Beaver DamState Park - Nevada - 259km (163mi)
Indian Canyon Scenic BywayByways - Utah - 278km (175mi)
Black Ridge CanyonsWilderness - Colorado - 280km (176mi)
ColoradoNational Monument - Colorado - 282km (177mi)
Grand Canyon SkywalkPoints of Interest - Arizona - 284km (178mi)
McInnis CanyonsNational Conservation Area - Colorado - 284km (178mi)
Aztec RuinsNational Monument - New Mexico - 285km (179mi)
San Juan Skyway National Forest Scenic BywayByways - Colorado - 289km (182mi)
Museum of the WestPoints of Interest - Colorado - 291km (183mi)
Cathedral GorgeState Park - Nevada - 292km (183mi)
Petrified ForestNational Park - Arizona - 297km (187mi)
San JuanNational Forest - Colorado - 299km (188mi)
Dinosaur Diamond Prehistoric HighwayByways - Colorado - 300km (188mi)
TuzigootNational Monument - Arizona - 303km (190mi)
Little Book Cliffs Wild Horse RangeWild Horse Sanctuary - Colorado - 305km (191mi)
Fort Uncompahgre Living History MuseumPoints of Interest - Colorado - 307km (193mi)
Ute Council TreeLandmark - Colorado - 307km (193mi)
RidgwayState Park - Colorado - 312km (196mi)
Montezuma CastleNational Monument - Arizona - 316km (198mi)
Alpine Loop Back Country BywayByways - Colorado - 319km (200mi)
Great BasinNational Park - Nevada - 320km (201mi)
Moapa ValleyNational Wildlife Refuge - Nevada - 326km (205mi)
Black Canyon Of The GunnisonNational Park - Colorado - 328km (206mi)
Grand MesaNational Forest - Colorado - 330km (207mi)
Fantasy CanyonPoints of Interest - Utah - 331km (208mi)
Pony Express Trail National Back Country BywayByways - Utah - 335km (210mi)
Fish SpringsNational Wildlife Refuge - Utah - 335km (210mi)
Timpanogos CaveNational Monument - Utah - 342km (215mi)
Lake MeadNational Recreation Area - Nevada - 351km (220mi)
CurecantiNational Recreation Area - Colorado - 352km (221mi)
PahranagatNational Wildlife Refuge - Nevada - 352km (221mi)
Canyon PintadoNational Historic District - Colorado - 353km (222mi)
Lake MeadNational Recreation Area - Arizona - 356km (223mi)
Kennecott Copper MineLandmark - Utah - 359km (225mi)
El MorroNational Monument - New Mexico - 362km (227mi)
Hemenway ValleyPark - Nevada - 364km (229mi)
Wheeler Historic FarmCounty Park - Utah - 365km (229mi)
Utah Field House of Natural History MuseumState Park - Utah - 367km (230mi)
DinosaurNational Monument - Colorado - 368km (231mi)
Cave LakeState Park - Nevada - 370km (232mi)
Indian Petroglyphs - Dry Fork CanyonPoints of Interest - Utah - 372km (234mi)
DinosaurNational Monument - Utah - 373km (234mi)
Tour of the Tilted Rocks scenic driveByways - Utah - 375km (235mi)
Moonshine archPoints of Interest - Utah - 377km (236mi)
This Is The Place Heritage ParkState Park - Utah - 377km (237mi)
Temple SquareLandmark - Utah - 380km (239mi)
Old Las Vegas Mormon FortState Park - Nevada - 381km (239mi)
AshleyNational Forest - Utah - 383km (240mi)
Salt Lake City International AirportAirport - Utah - 384km (241mi)
Stratosphere TowerLandmark - Nevada - 384km (241mi)
Red FleetState Park - Utah - 385km (241mi)
Las Vegas Boulevard or the StripLandmark - Nevada - 386km (242mi)
Las Vegas - McCarran International AirportAirport - Nevada - 386km (242mi)
Shark ReefZoos and Aquariums - Nevada - 387km (243mi)
Red Cloud Loop Scenic BackwayByways - Utah - 388km (243mi)
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DesertNational Wildlife Refuge - Nevada - 390km (245mi)
El MalpaisNational Monument - New Mexico - 393km (246mi)
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West Elk Loop Scenic BywayByways - Colorado - 394km (247mi)
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