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BRIAN HEAD, UT

With over 360 inches of snowfall each year and Utah's highest base elevation, Brian Head is the perfect home away from home for those of you that love to ski! In addition to Brian Heads 71 runs and progressive terrain parks, you can also enjoy their snowy playground by snow tubing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling or snowshoeing. With the beautiful red rock views, you will absolutely love spending the weekend in the snow at Brian Head!

If snow just isn't your thing, no need to worry. Just time your trip to Brian Head in the spring, summer or fall when the weather is more comfortable. When the snow melts, you'll enjoy all sorts of outdoor recreational activities in Brian Head - mountain biking, hiking, ATV trails, rock climbing, zip-lining, fishing, archery, disc golf, and scenic chairlift rides. At nearly 10,000 feet in elevation, Brian Head stays nice and cool in its peaceful atmosphere, giving you the perfect place to unwind and unplug from your daily routine. 

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If you love off-roading, get off the main highway and explore!  From Highway 143, pull onto Dry Lakes Road and follow it to the summit at Navajo Point and then drop right into the heart of Brian Head. Trust us, this trail is a favorite. Depending on the weather, you'll find mud and be in the shade most of the way. Both of which are win-win in our book!

From Las Vegas, Nevada, Brian Head is a short 3 hour drive. Just take I-15 North towards Salt Lake City. Take exit 78 to Parowan. Go south on Main Street for a little over a mile, then turn left onto E. Center Street. After about a quarter mile, turn right onto Highway 143 East. Brian Head is about 13 miles down the road.

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Whether you camp, stay in a hotel or just visit Brian Head for the day, you won't leave disappointed. At Brian Head Peak, you'll see a 360 degree view that includes Cedar Breaks National Monument and goes all the way to Nevada. Let your mind wander as you watch the sunlight flutter through the thick Aspen forests. The sunsets are absolutely gorgeous. The crisp evening air is refreshing. Best of all, Brian Head isn't an over-crowded resort. There's plenty of room to stretch out and breath in the fresh air. Oh and the bonus? It's affordable, making it a dream location for a family-friendly vacation.

We're pretty sure Brian Head really is the best kept secret in Utah! 

Scenic Trail - DRY LAKES RD

4 Wheel Dr Is Recommended

Google Earth File Download:  Dry Lakes Rd KML
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