Utah Miata Club is putting on a regional event to tour the changing colors of central Utah in late September.
Check out www.utahmiataclub.org/2023-fall-leaf for Utah Miata Club details of the event.
The fall tour of the changing colors of central Utah is to include Huntington Canyon, Gooseberry Rd and Fish Lake with a two night stay in Tropic. The following is a description of the tour.
Sep 22, 2023 - Meet @ 8:15 AM at the Chevron at the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon (3601 East Powerhouse Rd)
Sep 23, 2023 - Tropic - Explore on your own or as a group
Sep 24, 2023 - Meet @ 8:30 AM at Bryce Country Cabins
Friday, September 22nd - We'll meet at the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon and drive to the turn off for Hwy 89. From there we head south to Fairview. Turning east we drive up through Huntington Canyon and gaze at the changing colors. We then head south along Hwy 10 crossing under I-70. Then it's off to the races over Hwy 72 and some amazing views of central Utah. Finally we reach Torrey and stop for lunch. After lunch we head out on scenic Hwy 12 through Escalante ending in Tropic for a 2 night stay. (289 miles)
Saturday, September 23rd - Explore as you wish. Some local destinations include:
- Bryce Canyon - 11 miles
- Kodachrome Basin State Park - 13 miles
- Panguitch Lake - 46 miles
- Cedar Breaks National Monument - 59 miles
There are several places to stay in Tropic. The two I would recommend are:
- Bryce Country Cabins https://brycecountrycabins.com
- Bryce Canyon Log Cabins https://www.brycecanyonlogcabins.com
Diane and Daniel Van Gundy will be going and are organizing a tour to the Fall Leaf Drive.
As this is intended as a member-only event, the exact itinerary will not be published on this public-facing web page. To request more details, send Daniel /Diane Van Gundy an email at the address shown in the member directory (you must be a member to see the directory). An email will be sent to all registered participants with further details closer to the event date.