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Brian Head-Panguitch Lake Scenic Byway Road Trip

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Panguitch and Parowan tug at the corners of SR 143, which traverses through alpine stretches in the Dixie National Forest. Lake Panguitch and Brian Head Peak are highlights on the Brian Head-Panguitch Lake Scenic Byway. Parts of the route may be closed due to snow during winter months.
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The Brian Head-Panguitch Lake Scenic Byway (SR 143) cuts through the Dixie National Forest, and past Lake Panguitch and Brian Head Peak. The forest displays sparse desert-like plants and a variety of evergreen trees. Panguitch Lake is ablaze with color during autumn, while white-powdered ski slopes dart around trees on Brian Head Peak.