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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.

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

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Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

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

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

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Great shot, so spectacular !

29 Sep 2016 10:10am

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful composition, clouds, colors & lights!
Amazing view!

29 Sep 2016 10:26am

willy from Belgium

un paysage extraordiaire Steven

une très belle image


29 Sep 2016 12:10pm

Frances from Boston, United States

So much to see in this image. Your series on this Highway is wonderful. You provide very good information on this area.

29 Sep 2016 12:12pm

Marc from Granby, Canada

Quelle vue! Un magnifique paysage avec ce ciel bleu,5 stars for you.......

29 Sep 2016 12:47pm

Sam from Chennai, India

What a beautiful scene. Spectacular landscape. Excellent composition. :)

29 Sep 2016 1:05pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That is a wavy road indeed but such a pretty one. I like that formation ahead.

29 Sep 2016 1:22pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

What a grand photo... a great shot of that long, long road too... very nice!

29 Sep 2016 2:01pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

SUperb scenery! Lovely color too

29 Sep 2016 5:56pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Beautiful image with fantastic mountain and road.:-)

29 Sep 2016 6:45pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Beautiful scenery & cloudy sky.

29 Sep 2016 6:53pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Excellent view, so beautiful.

29 Sep 2016 8:11pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Awesome! I love it!

29 Sep 2016 8:23pm

Mohammad/Navvab from shiraz, Iran

superb long shot
so great

29 Sep 2016 8:47pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A spectacular view! This is just gorgeous!

29 Sep 2016 9:22pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Superb. The undulating road really makes it a wonderful image.

29 Sep 2016 10:13pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

That is a fun road!

29 Sep 2016 11:22pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

PS – great clouds!

29 Sep 2016 11:22pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

A gorgeous sky over an impressive butte. The road along the bottom and right provides nice scale and a reminder that not much is completely untouched by man.

29 Sep 2016 11:54pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a wonderful travel shot this makes . . ready for a poster, I think !

30 Sep 2016 8:17am

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Very beautiful road.

30 Sep 2016 10:59am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


30 Sep 2016 1:13pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fascinating picture and even better descripton of the scenic road.

30 Sep 2016 3:08pm

Remus from Portugal

A very cinematic view.... Amazing view!

30 Sep 2016 3:46pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

This is the kind of drive I really enjoy. Perfect composition.

1 Oct 2016 3:02am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel ciel quelle roche et fome quelle immensité

1 Oct 2016 8:50am

Sam from Chennai, India

What a beautiful view of this long way. Amazing. Excellent shot. :)

2 Oct 2016 3:47am

Martine from France

Superbe paysage

2 Oct 2016 7:10am

Yvon from Belgium

Great shot : bravo.
Have a nice week, Steven.

4 Oct 2016 7:43pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France


6 Oct 2016 7:14am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Amazing composition and landscape. I like the ribbon effect of the wavy road.

7 Oct 2016 9:39am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

The mountain seems to have created its own castle fortress here, and I love,
love that you got the road in, the point of view is simply too spectacular !~

8 Oct 2016 7:05am

Anne from France

Amazing landscape'

9 Oct 2016 3:21pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

It certainly is rolling and past some wonderful erosion too

10 Oct 2016 9:30pm