“Louise, look for it.” Her eyes scanned the desert landscape of central Utah. The canyons of the San Rafael Swell glistened in the distance as we approached the best road sign in Utah. It lies just off of Highway 24 and marks a dirt road that traverses 100 miles of grandeur through the deserts of central Utah.

It’s not much…the sign measures two feet by three feet but directs the traveler to the “goods of canyon country.” The remoteness of The Maze District of Canyonlands National Park, the stunning rock art panels of Horseshoe Canyon, and the many twists and turns in canyons of Robber’s Roost remain accessible for the adventurous willing to explore via vehicle and foot. Outlaws such as Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid hid in these canyons! Yep, the desert wanderer can find adventure, by whatever personal definition, in this high desert playground...
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