Eccles Canyon Scenic Byway

Fairview, Utah

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A 16-mile highway across a mountain plateau, then down a narrow canyon in a major coal-producing region. Eccles Canyon Scenic Byway travels down a narrow canyon of the Wasatch Plateau, dropping from about 10,000 feet elevation down to 7,500 feet. The two-lane highway is paved, and traffic is generally light except during hunting season in autumn. Speed limits vary from 35 to 55 miles per hour. Watch for large trucks year-round. Special attractions: Boating, fishing, camping. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.
National Forest Scenic Byways Rocky Mountains

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National Forest Scenic Byways Rocky Mountains

by Beverly R. Magley (Falcon Guides)

A 16-mile highway across a mountain plateau, then down a narrow canyon in a major coal-producing region. Eccles Canyon Scenic Byway travels down a narrow canyon of the Wasatch Plateau, dropping from about 10,000 feet elevation down to 7,500 feet.

The two-lane highway is paved, and traffic is generally light except during hunting season in autumn. Speed limits vary from 35 to 55 miles per hour. Watch for large trucks year-round. Special attractions: Boating, fishing, camping. This eTrail is a complete description of a scenic drive with a route map and information on the best travel seasons, interesting sites, recreation opportunities, camping locations, and much more.

©  Beverly R. Magley/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Scenic Drives
Nearby City: Fairview
Distance: 16
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: Manti- La Sal National Forest
Driving Directions: Directions to Eccles Canyon Scenic Byway

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