• Head of the Rocks Overlook - Boulder, Utah

      Head of the Rocks Overlook, Utah Scenic Byway 12
      Photo by Peter Thody
      Head of the Rocks Overlook provides quite spectacular views out over the slickrock of the Escalante Canyons and the narrow strip of blacktop - Utah Scenic Byway 12 - that winds its way across this dramatic scenery. This was one of the last areas of the USA to be mapped and you get a real sense of how remote and inhospitable it must have felt before the road was built.

      If you go:
      This is a well established overlook area with plenty of space for parking.


      Utah Scenic Byway 12
      Boulder, Utah 84716 USA

      Mailing address:
      Escalante Interagency Visitor Center
      755 W. Main
      Escalante, UT 84726

      Phone Numbers:

      Escalante Interagency Visitor Center
      +1 (435) 826-5499

      Comments 1 Comment
      1. Mark Sedenquist's Avatar
        Mark Sedenquist -
        Utah 12 is an awesome road!