Scenic Byway 12 - Long Wavy Road

Posted by Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 29 September 2016 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

State Route 12 or Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12), also known as "Highway 12 — A Journey Through Time Scenic Byway", is a state highway designated an All-American Road located in Garfield County and Wayne County, Utah. Highway 12 is one of the most scenic highways in America, receiving the designation of 'All American Road' in 2002.

Proceeding west to east for 122 miles, the highway starts south of Panguitch at an intersection with US-89, crosses part of Dixie National Forest and Bryce Canyon National Park, continues through the small towns of Tropic, Cannonville, and Henrieville. It crosses various parts of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, continues northeast through Escalante and over the Escalante River, then north through more of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Boulder, the Aquarius Plateau, Grover, ending in Torreyat an intersection with SR-24, five miles west of Capitol Reef National Park.

Photo captured July 24, 2016.

New photos posted on most Mondays through Thursdays.
All photos are copyrighted and may not be reproduced or distributed without my expressed, written consent.

Spotlight Images

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Cette Route 12 est vraiment très belle à decouvrir !
Merci à toi
Bise

29 Sep 2016 6:15am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique point de vue, c'est grandiose. )

29 Sep 2016 6:18am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Beautiful landscape, perfect light!

29 Sep 2016 7:12am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful composition of the road and spectacular landscape .

29 Sep 2016 9:10am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Wouhaaaaaaaaa! Quel magnifique paysage c'est superbe!!! 5*

29 Sep 2016 9:43am

 

Nikon D7000
1/250 second
F/8.0
ISO 160
52 mm

route-12
scenic-byway
utah
dsc7717

Share this photo on Twitter Share this photo on Facebook Share this photo on Google+ Share this photo on StumbleUpon