2011 VISITORS GUIDE LODGING • DINING • RECREATION • EVENTS • SHOPPING • SERVICES
Brian Head Town Hall Office Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Friday
Visit our website @ www.brianheadtown.utah.gov
After hours utility dispatch 435-677-2043
Wireless Internet Access Winter Shuttle Pick-up Trails: Hiking, Biking, Snowmobiling, ATV, Snowshoeing, Cross Country Skiing Reserve the Pavilion for your next family reunion or company picnic. Call 435-677-2029
Welcome To Brian Head The members of the Brian Head Chamber of Commerce greet you with open arms as we invite you to spend some time in our backyard. Please enjoy your stay with us. We hope that you experience some of nature’s pleasures and enjoy the majestic surroundings that we wake up to every day. Don’t forget to come back; we would love to see you again. Supremely located in the heart of southern Utah’s national parks and monuments, Brian Head is your base to discover and explore this inimitable landscape. Mother Nature has packed so much innately unique beauty into this scenic region. Offering three stunning national parks, three national scenic monuments and one national recreation area, the Southern Utah region is sure to wow you with spectacular backdrops as you travel the scenic byways from Brian Head to your chosen destination. Our small resort community is often referred to as one of Utah’s undiscovered jewels; a snow lover’s paradise, with hardly a wait at the chairlift for your next incredible run. Sitting at 9,500 feet and hosting Utah’s famous powder snow, Brian Head Resort is a growing favorite getaway for visitors from across the U.S. and the world. Summer and fall months deliver mild temperatures and sunny days, a celebrated destination to beat the heat of the valleys below. We are sure that you’ll find many compelling reasons to stay in Brian Head; you are our guest, we are here to serve you!
Brian Head Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Services The Brian Head Chamber of Commerce supports a healthy economic climate in which the community and business can grow and prosper. We serve the Brian Head area – our businesses and business owners are the backbone of our community. Whether it’s helping new business growth, finding ways of increasing tourism, or participating in community festivals, the Brian Head Chamber of Commerce serves as the leading business association and community booster of Brian Head. Membership is open to all businesses and individuals who want to contribute to the future success of Brian Head. Tourism is our major industry; your visit is important to us, let us know what we can do to make your visit to Brian Head visit an even better vacation destination.
Brian Head Chamber of Commerce Highway 143, PO Box 190325, Brian Head, Utah 84719 Call Angie Haderlie, Executive Director 1-888-677-2810 email email@example.com or visit www.brianheadutah.com
Visitor Resources During office hours 9.00am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday, you are we welcome to visit us at the Brian Head Town Hall where you can: • Seek information • Collect printed information and maps on Brian Head and the area • Access the internet via our free Wi-Fi service • Check out books from the public library
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Introducing ULLR (pronounced oo-lar)
Typically revered as the Norse God of modern ski culture, ULLR’s mythological story boasts his skiing and archery skills. The story claims that each winter, ULLR covers the earth with snow to protect it from harm. Legend says, as he blazes across the sky on his skis, (leaving brilliant stars in his wake), produces epic champagne powder in southern Utah. He’s ever so handsome. He’s tough and rugged. He’s a wiz on skis, and he loves the outdoor adventure lifestyle of Scenic Southern Utah. He is ULLR (oo-lar) the Viking. ULLR (oo-lar) invites you to experience all that southern Utah has to offer. Of course there’s the winter adventures: skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, Nordic skiing, and exploring the back country on snow shoes – these are the winter adventures that made ULLR, the Viking God of Ski and snow culture famous. However there are more than just winter sports in southern Utah. ULLR hosts a 5K run each summer in Brian Head. He can be seen mountain biking the hard core trails and peaks of Brian Head. He loves to hike at Cedar Breaks and the countless trails in the outlying areas. There are trails to be explored, hikes and canyoneering adventures just waiting for you to discover with ULLR as your guide. Follow ULLR (oo-lar) on Facebook – become a fan of Scenic Southern Utah or visit www.ScenicSouthernUtah.com for adventure ideas from ULLR.
Welcome to Brian Head 3 Brian Head Chamber and Visitor Services 3 Introducing ULLR 4 History of Brian Head 5 Brian Head Events 7 - 12 Winter in Brian Head 13 - 14 Relax and Unwind 15 Summer and Fall 16 Endless Hiking Trails 17 - 19 Mountain Biking for All 20 - 21 So Many Things to Enjoy in Brian Head 25 - 27 Dixie National Forest Recreational Attractions 29 - 31 Mammoth Cave 29 Yankee Meadows 30 Navajo Lake 31 Panguitch Lake 31 32 Parowan Gap 33 Utah Shakespeare Festival 34 - 38 Nearby National Parks and Monuments 34 Cedar Breaks National Monument 35 Kolob Canyons 36 Zion National Park 38 Bryce Canyon National Park 40 Altitude Sickness 41 - 42 Chamber of Commerce Members Inside Back Brian Head Town Map Back Cover Scenic Southern Utah Map This free visitors guide is provided to you by the:
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History of Brian Head A funny name; so how did Brian Head get its name? It still is somewhat of a mystery today; there are many different stories and interpretations embellished by those who think they know! As the early pioneers explored and settled the west, this unique location was known as Monument Peak; a landmark used by expedition leaders and surveyors as a point of reference. Sometime in the early part of the 20th Century the name was changed to Bryan Head, no records were kept or have been found, but speculation is that renowned explorer John Wesley Powell named the peak after an officer named Bryan in the US Geological Survey headquarters.
produced in a section of town, known as Little Ireland. In the developing town, Minnie Adams Burton established a hotel, restaurant, and dance hall known as "Minnie's Mansion"; it was quite the place! Every 24th of July, sheep and cattle herders and others in the district joined the town’s people in Brian Head to commemorate Utah’s statehood. Minnie's was the focal point, sharing a grand meal and celebrating with horse races, potato sack races, dancing, and fireworks.
Another account argues that Brian Head was named in honor of American politician William Jennings Bryan by the residents of Parowan circa 1890. Another tale claims that a United States government official’s wife, accompanying him to the area, did not like the name of Monument Peak. She wrote letters to U.S. Government authorities recommending that the name be changed to Bryan Head. Somewhere along the way the spelling changed to Brian Head.
The establishment of Brian Head as a resort town is a relatively recent development. Local resident Burt Nichols saw the opportunity to change the beautiful slopes surrounding the town. With ideas and support of others, he opened the Brian Head Resort, with one chairlift, a T-bar, and a warming house in 1964. In 1975 the town of Brian Head was incorporated. In 1990 Brian Head Resort facilities were greatly expanded with the addition of snow making technology and new terrain parks to cater for snowboarding. That same year, Brian Head Resort was further developed as a foremost mountain bike destination, utilizing over 200 miles of existing livestock trails as terrific mountain downhill biking. In late 2007, the Resort introduced the latest snowmaking technology and established an interconnect bridge increasing skiable terrain to over 650 acres.
As the area further settled industry came to the community; farmers, ranchers, and loggers all made their living here off the land. Brian Head became widely famous for the butter and cheese
Today Brian Head is the premier resort town of Southern Utah, with visitors coming from all over the U.S. and the world to experience a fun time. A funny name, but a great place to visit!
Brian Head Events
Brian Head Events
Throughout the winter season there are a number of special events over weekends in the snow; none better than an evening bonfire, with hot chocolate and s’mores. Come out, socialize, and meet the locals. The summer and fall seasons support a number of diverse events in Brian Head. On specific weekends you can enjoy family friendly events and outdoor movie nights. Events start at dark, so bring a blanket and lawn chairs to the grassy area adjacent to Cedar Breaks Lodge.
For greater detail on many of the events contact the Visitor Center 888-677-2810 or check www.brianheadutah.com
Listed below are some of our annual events and important dates: Jan. 8 Snowshoe/X-country Ski Family Day & Bonfire Meet at Georg’s Ski Shop at 10:00 am for a tour through Cedar Breaks Monument. Join our Park Rangers for this fun filled family excursion. Visit our Yurt, have some hot chocolate and learn about the park. Call 435-586-9451 for more detailed information. NOTE: This event is dependent upon good weather! Bonfire in Brian Head @ 2:00 pm at the Fire station. Brought to you by Cedar Breaks National Monument and BH Chamber of Commerce.
February 13 Winter Wine and Arts Festival presented by Grand Lodge at Brian Head Call 435-677-9000 or go to www.grandlodgebrianhead for more information.
Jan. 15, 16, 17 Winter Snow Festival Plan your weekend of fun in the snow. Brought to you by Cedar Breaks Lodge and Grand Lodge. Activities include snow golf, snowman building competition, scavenger hunt and more. Call 435-677-3000 www.cedarbreakslodge.com or 435-677-9000 www.grandlodgebrianhead.com for more information.
March 5 Yurt Open House at Cedar Breaks Monument Come join Park Rangers and volunteers from 10am to 2pm for some refreshments and information in a warm, cozy Yurt! During winter months, the Yurt is accessible only via cross-country skis, snowshoes or snowmobile. It is located approximately 1 mile south of the junction of Hwy 143 and Hwy 148 just south of Brian Head. Nordic skiers and snowshoers can park at the intersection of Hwy 143 and 148. Call 435-586-9451 or click here for more detailed information. NOTE: This event is dependent upon good weather!
Jan. 15 Brian Head Bonfire & S’mores Held at the town fire station at 7:00 pm, Free! For more info: 888-677-2810 or www.brianheadchamber.com. Jan. 15 & 16 Demo Weekend Come see the Skis/Boards at great prices. Call Georg’s Ski Shop for info. 435-677-2013 Feb. 12 Brian Head Bonfire & S’mores Held at the town fire station at 7:00 pm, Free! For more info: 888-677-2810 or www.brianheadchamber.com.
March 5 Snowmobile Poker Run Brian Head to Duck Creek, all day poker run and party. Go to www.brianheadchamber.com for registration form and more information.
March 12 Spring Bonfire and S'mores Held at the town fire station at 7:00 pm, Free! For more info: 888-677-2810 or www.brianheadchamber.com
March 19 St. Patrick’s Family Snowshoe Day 5K Snowshoe Race and Family Obstacle Course. Activities all day long. Brought to you by Summit Chateau Lodge. www.brianheadchamber.com
April 2 - 3 Brian Head’s Spring Carnival & Dummy Jump Brought to you by the Brian Head Resort and Chamber of Commerce. www.brianheadchamber.com April 16 Brian Head Bonfire and S’mores Held at the town fire station at 7:00 pm, Free! For more info: 888-677-2810 or www.brianheadchamber.com. April 23 Spring Bonfire and S'mores Held at the town fire station at 7:00 pm, Free! For more info: 888-677-2810 or www.brianheadchamber.com . April 23 & 24 Brian Head’s Easter Celebration Brought to you by the BH Chamber of Commerce and Brian Head Resort. For more information check out www.brianheadchamber.com.
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April 24 Resort closes for the season. www.brianhead.com for more information.
May 21 Cedar Breaks National Monument Summer Season Begins Join us for ranger led hikes, geology programs, interactive exhibits and much, much more! Kids: become a junior ranger! Park opening is weather dependent. Please call ahead for current opening date, 435-586-9451. June 4 Free Fishing Day in Utah Contact 888-677-2810 for more information.
June 11 Patchwork Parkway Scenic Byway 143 Celebration Celebrate our new Scenic Byway. From Parowan to Panguitch, Scenic Byway 143 winds through some of Utah's most scenic country. Check our website www.brianheadchamber.com for more info.
June 25 Outdoor Movie Night in Brian Head Held at the Cedar Breaks Lodge at 9:00 pm Bring your blankets and chairs. 888-677-2810.
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an ongoing electronic display of wildflower images as well as discounts on wildflower related books and items. Call 435-586-9451 for information.
July – September Cedar Breaks National Monument Star Parties Celebrate and share the beauty of the dark night sky! Star parties will be conducted by park staff and astronomy volunteers. Star viewing, with large telescopes, at Point Supreme will begin after a program in the park Visitor Center. Visitors are invited to bring their own telescopes. Call 435-586-9451 for the 2011 star party dates July 1 - July 17 Cedar Breaks National Monument 6th Annual Wildflower Festival Join us as a wide variety of high country wildflowers burst into full bloom. Wildflower specialists and volunteers will be available every day during the festival, beginning at 10 am. Festival highlights include guided walks, interpretive field trips, photography workshops, Junior Ranger scavenger hunts, and Zion Canyon Field Institute Classes. Throughout the festival, the Visitor Center will host
July 2 - 4 17th Annual Brian Head Arts & Crafts Festival Held at the Town Mall, Sat, Sun, & Monday. Contact Kristi @ 435-990-1101 for vendor info. July 4 1st Annual Fireman’s 5K Run Be a part of the 1st annual Fireman’s run in Brian Head. For more information call 888-677-2810.
July 4 BHFD Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for the Brian Head Fire Department, at the Giant Steps Lodge from 7:00 am to 10:30 am. July 4 Red, White & Blue Concerts & Fireworks Concerts starting at 2:00 pm and going until the Fireworks begin at 10:00 pm. Enjoy the bonfire & S’mores at the fire station around 8:00 pm. For more information call 888-677-2810.
Give Yourself an Altitude Adjustment !
The Grand Lodge at Brian Head is a vibrant, fashionable place where "stuffy" is not part of the vocabulary. As the newest full service hotel in the Brian Head Ski Area, with 100 guest rooms and suites, a rustic and elegant setting and a bonanza of skiing and outdoor recreational activities right outside our doors, it's not just the altitude that you'll find breathtaking on your Utah vacation. A brilliant hotspot for dining, nightlife and relaxation, The Grand Lodge is perfect
for pleasure seekers. Come and experience an outdoor deck featuring two large fire pits at our high energy bar, an indoor swimming pool, first class dining, in house spa and complimentary WIFI. Our hotel rooms provide high level comfort with the
service of 4 star resorts found at the most recognized ski destinations in the country.
314 Hunter Ridge Drive ~Brian Head, UT 84719 ~P: 435.677.9000~ www.grandlodgebrianhead.com
July 15 & 16 14th Annual Thunder on the Mountain The ‘Thunder on the Mountain’ motorcycle rally in late July has been a long standing occasion. BBQ dinner on Friday night, touring rides and the famous Poker Run over Saturday and Sunday. Call 702-595-5711 for more info. July 23 Outdoor Movie Night Held at the Cedar Breaks Lodge at 9:00 pm. Bring your blankets & chairs. 888-677-2810 August 12 Perseids Meteor Shower and Star Party at Cedar Breaks National Monument The Perseids provides a spectacular light show every year. The shower will peak in the early morning hours of August 13th, with as many as 60 meteors per hour. Bring a lawn chair, a blanket, and a thermos to Point Supreme and enjoy the show! Aug. 13 2nd Annual Festival of Flavors and Brew Fest Featuring Utah beers and wines with an array of fine foods and the music of local bands. Call 435-677-9000 or 435-677-3000 for info.
Aug. 13 3rd Annual ULLR 5 K Run Challenge yourself at 10,000 ft. For more info go to www.brianheadchamber.com August 18 – 21 Cedar Breaks National Monument Celebrates “Stories of the Past” This year’s events will focus on the Civilian Conservation Corps. Go on a self guided tour of the CCC sites at Cedar Breaks. Enjoy Ranger led hikes, special guests, and programs that highlight the Monument’s history, magnificent scenery, natural resources, and wildlife. Call 435-586-0787 for more detailed information.
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August 20 Cedar Breaks National Monument 77th Anniversary Celebration Come join Park Rangers, volunteers and special guests as we celebrate the 77th anniversary of Cedar Breaks National Monument. Events include a reading of the proclamation that made Cedar Breaks a National Monument and a special movie night complete with popcorn. There will also be a visit from Martin Tyner, founder of the Southwest Wildlife Foundation, who will give an informal wildlife program accompanied by his Golden Eagle, Prairie Falcon, and Harris Hawk. If you ever wanted to get up close to some of the world’s most powerful birds and learn their life history from Utah’s best loved environmental educator, this is an opportunity that should not be missed. Call 435-586-0787 for more detailed information. Aug. 20 Outdoor Movie Night Held at the Cedar Breaks Lodge at 9:00 pm Bring your blankets & chairs. 888-677-2810 Aug. 27 Brian Head Bonfire & S’mores Held at the town fire station at 8:00 pm, Free! For more info: 888-677-2810 or www.brianheadchamber.com.
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Brian Head Events (cont.)
Sept. 1-5 Iron County Faire Come enjoy a good old county fair. For more information contact 435-477-8380.
Sept. 9 3rd Annual Red Rock Relay 180 mile endurance race from Brian Head to St. George. Check out www.redrockrelay.com
Sept. 17 – Oct. 6 Cedar Breaks National Monument Fall Color Festival Come join us for what USA Today calls “one of the top ten places to experience fall colors” in the United States. Special events include guided walks, interpretive field trips, Junior Ranger programs and scavenger hunts. Join us on Saturday, Sept 17 as we kick off the “Technicolor” fall display of colors with a special one night only showing of the 1940 Technicolor movie “Can’t Help Singing” which was filmed in part at Cedar Breaks. The popcorn is on us as we enjoy Deanna Durbin singing her way across the West. Call 435-586-0787 for more information.
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Sept. 17 - 18 20th Annual Oktoberfest Located at the Navajo Lodge from 12:00 noon until 8:00 pm On Saturday and 12:00 noon until 5:00 pm on Sunday. Enjoy Authentic German Food, music & more. 888-677-2810 Sept. 25 Resort closing for the summer season.
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Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Bonfire and Smores Held at the town fire station @ 6:00 pm, free! Santa will be there! 888-677-2810
Dec. 31 Fireworks & Torchlight Parade & Family New Yearâ€™s Party Skiers gracefully glide down the slopes of Brian Head Resort, followed by a dazzling fireworks display & party. Free!! Contact 435-677-2035 or www.brianhead.com
Nov. 19 Resort Opens for the Winter Season (Weather Permitting) Check out the Resort website www.brianhead.com. Nov. 26 Thanksgiving weekend Bonfire & Smores Held at the Town Fire Station @ 7:00 pm, free! For more info call 888-677-2810.
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Winter In Brian Head Snow Tubing Skiing and Snowboarding
Boasting Utah’s famous powder snow – 400 inches annually, Brian Head really is the finest outdoor winter destination in the southwestern United States. Brian Head Resort has been rated one of America’s best ski values. There are virtually no lift lines, the slopes are uncrowded, and daily lift passes average less than $55! Brian Head is a full-service ski resort on 640 acres of skiable terrain providing challenges that will meet every ski and snowboarding skill level. Riders will be challenged on the freestyle terrain parks, equipped with boxes, pipes, and rails.
Skiing and boarding aren’t the only ways to have fun in the snow. Experience the thrills of Utah’s premier Snow Tubing Park. Offering six lanes and a surface lift that effortlessly whisks you to the top of the Park there is plenty of fun as you zoom over the slope burning tube rubber! The Resort Snowtubing Park is typically open daily from mid December through mid April, depending upon the snow conditions. Learn More: Brian Head Resort 435-677-2035 or www.brianhead.com
Brian Head Town's free sledding hill is just off Vasels Road near Evergreen Condos and is available for sledding during daylight hours. Bring your own sleds, and use at your own risk.
Learning to Ski or Snowboard
The Resort’s Navajo Lodge Learning Center features one of the nation’s best learning-to- ski environments. All inclusive programs for teens and adults will have beginners off to a great start, and with age appropriate Kids Camp curriculums your children will be well supervised by skilled instructors. Your youngest children will be perfectly at ease in the state licensed day care facilities, allowing you peace of mind to enjoy your days on the mountain. Choose from group or private lessons, beginner, intermediate, and advanced lesson to suit your needs.
Brian Head Resort Mountain Facts
With 7 triples, 1 double and a surface lift you will rarely experience a significant lift wait. You are likely to find untracked powder snow amongst beautifully groomed runs, with carving slopes to meet every skill level. There’s an entire mountain dedicated to beginners and kids. Intermediate and advanced skiers will love the groomed corduroy at Giant Steps Mountain, and the wide variety of runs offering solitude on most days.
Exploring the Area on Snowshoes, Backcountry Skis, or by Snowmobile Winter can be a superb time to discover the wider area beyond Brian Head, particularly nearby Cedar Breaks National Monument. Some roads are closed but you can venture out snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling which are great modes to experience this wonderful environment of snow and ice. Snowmobile tours available in Brian Head, while snow shoes and back country skis can be rented in Brian Head & Cedar City.
Wintry Weather can be Risky Bitter cold, deep snow drifts and changing conditions
can be perilous. Please be vigilant with your personal safety when participating in these activities. Careful planning before you embark and notifying others of your intended activity, location, and timeframe are recommended as sound safety preparedness. Enjoy exploring our backcountry, it is a fantastic experience!
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755 SOUTH MAIN STREET 406 South Highway 143 CEDAR CITY, UT 84720 BRIAN HEAD, UT
435-867-8898 435-677-9050 Open daily, every day, 11am - 10pm
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Relax and Unwind Day Spa & Massage Therapy
Take time out and relieve those weary bones, or just let the mind wander as you indulge in one of Utah’s most inviting and charming full service day spas. Offering a range of body treatments designed to relieve the body and mind, including full body massage, facials, pedicures and aromatherapy baths. Open all year round at Cedar Breaks Lodge & Spa and The Grand Lodge at Brian Head.
A little bit of Italy in Brian Head
Available dressing: Italian, Bleu Cheese, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Ranch
Fresh hand tossed dough made daily.
All Calzones are made with Marinara or Alfredo sauce,
8 per order
Create your own pizza or calzone from our fresh list of
Mozzarella and Ricotta cheese
Hot Buffalo Wings…………………………………...7.25 Flavorful and hot served with blue cheese or ranch
Basic Calzone…………………………………..11.00…….15.50 Pepperoni-Sausage-Onion-Black/Green Olives-Fresh Tomatoes- Ricotta, mozzarella, your choice of two toppings Jalapeno-Pineapple-Canadian Bacon-Bell Peppers-Mushrooms- Meatball Calzone……………………………....12.50…….17.50 SoCal-zone……………………………...……..12.50……..17.50
Famous for New York Style Hand-Tossed Pizza Calzones - Subs - Pasta Soup - Salads - Wings Micro Brews & House Wines Takeout and delivery service to your room or cabin Open 7 days a week www.pizanospizzeria.com
Beer battered jalapenos filled with creamcheese served with a sweet
Meatball, ricotta, mozzarella, marinara
Deep fried, filled with ricotta cheese served with our house marinara
Pizano's puts the PIZZAZZ in Pizza!
Tex BBQ Calzone………………….…………12.50……...17.50
Grilled Chicken, Pizanos BBQ Sauce, tomatoes, onions, ricotta
Yummy beer battered breaded cheese sticks served with our house
and mozzarella cheese
Beer battered mushrooms served with your choice of sauce
Garlic Bread…………………………………...…………….5.50 Delicious toasted slices smoothed in garlic and butter served with our home made marinara
SPECIALTY PIZZA 12”
Dinner Salad……………………..………………………….5.50 Romaine lettuce, tomatoes, black olive, mushrooms, bell peppers, pepperoni topped with mozzarella cheese
Brooklyn Trolley Dodger Ricotta, sausage, tomato, onion and Mozzarella Sweet Italian sausage, Canadian Bacon, Pepperoni, Salami,
Served with garlic bread with your choice of alfredo, garlic butter herb, or our house marinara
Pizanos BBQ sauce, grilled chicken, tomatoes, onions and
Potato Gnocchi……………………………………………..10.95 Cheese Ravioli……………………………………………..10.95
The Meatball Sandwich……………………………………..7.25 Two giant home made meatballs served on a nine inch hard roll topped with mozzarella
Hot seasonal soup served in a 12 oz cup
Chicago Meat Lover
259 S State Hwy 143 In The Mall in Brian Head (435) 677-3341
Alfredo, chicken, garlic, onion, tomato
Tex BBQ Mozzarella SoCal Alfredo sauce, garlic, grilled chicken, fresh tomatoes, onions and mozzarella
Parmesan Chicken Sandwich…………….………………….7.50 Breaded chicken breast with marinara, ricotta cheese served on a nine inch hard roll topped with mozzarella Italian Sausage Sandwich......………………………….……7.25 A sweet Italian sausage served with mozzarella, house marinara on a nine inch sub roll BBQ Chicken Sandwich……………………………………7.50 Breaded chicken breast with Pizanos own bbq sauce tomatoes, onion and mozzarella Chicago Dog……………………………………..…………7.00 A foot-longer with all the fixings
Summer and Fall
The colder months are not the only season to holiday in Brian Head. With inviting daily temperatures in the mid 70’s, Brian Head is a summer and fall retreat, drawing visitors escaping searing seasonal heat. With so many beautiful hiking and biking trails in and around Brian Head, the great outdoors beckons you to take a closer look. Wildflowers are
abundant everywhere and you are likely to see some of native wildlife and many birds that proliferate the area at this brilliant time of the year. Don’t forget the many ATV trails that have been blazed through the forests and meadows to challenge the best!
TANTALIZE YOUR TASTE BUDS & ROCK THE NIGHT AWAY Leany’s Steakhouse Ambiance of lights dimmed and music flowing overhead as one can relish the exquisite flavors we have to offer featuring steaks, chops, seafood, pasta, chicken and an impeccable wine list for the perfect pairing. Don’t forget a little piece of heaven in the sweetness of dessert. Open Daily 7 AM to 11 AM / 5 PM to 10 PM The Lift Bar & Patio Be swept away to carefree enjoyment with live entertainment, great food, specialty drinks, and be able to keep warm under the stars on our patio featuring two large fire pits. Enjoy watching your favorite sports team on one of our 6 flat screen televisions or rack it up with your friends and loved ones at one of our two brand new billiards tables. You don’t need a sitter to be able to relax and enjoy the environment, drinks, and food offered in our lounge because we welcome all ages.
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Endless Hiking Trails Brian Head has much to offer hikers. Outdoor enthusiasts are sure to enjoy the endless hiking trails on the mountain and throughout the local area taking in some of the most scenic views that you could ever imagine. This time of the year is a delight; take in the fresh air, savor the panorama and exercise the body as you hike the backcountry. Short hikes or day long treks will allow you to explore this beautiful landscape. At nearby Cedar Breaks, National Park staff offer ranger led hikes and nature walks during the summer months. www.nps.gov/cebr Listed below are several popular hiking trails in the area. Pick up a Bike and Hike guide at the Visitor Center or any of the bike shops for a map and additional information Alpine Pond Trail Distance Roundtrip: 1 mile Time: 45 minutes Trailhead/Location: Cedar Breaks National Monument. Trailhead at Chessman Ridge Overlook & Alpine Pond pullout. Difficulty: Easy to moderate (be mindful that you are hiking at 10,000 feet). Season: Summer & Fall Trail guide available at the trailhead. Picturesque walking trail that leads to a surreal alpine grove and pond. Abundant wildlife and wildflowers. 435-586-9548 Cascade Falls Out and Back Distance Roundtrip: 1 miles Time: 1 hours Trailhead/Location: The trailhead is located along Forest Road 054. From Hwy 14 on Cedar Mountain, take the Navajo Lake Road and then turn east onto Route 054. The route is signed. Difficulty: Easy Season: Late Spring through Fall This easy trail leads to a vista overlooking the spectacular waterfall of Cascade Falls. The trail also provides great views of Kolob Terrace and Zion National Park. Henderson Hill Out and Back Distance Roundtrip: 2 miles Time: 2 hours Trailhead/Location: Dixie National Forest â€“ Trailhead is 3 miles up Yankee Meadow Road from Brian Head on Hwy.143 Difficulty: Moderate Season: Late Spring through Fall Trail crosses Bowery Creek, works its way up to a natural spring. Continue to the top of Henderson Hill for a scenic view. Also used as a horse trail. 435-865-3700 Hidden Haven Out and Back Distance Roundtrip: 1 mile Time: Â˝ hour to 1 hour Trailhead/Location: Parowan Canyon, Hwy. 143. Between mileposts 8 & 9. Difficulty: Moderate Season: Summer through Fall Trail winds through a wildlife study area then traverses a granite rock fall to a 20 foot waterfall. Use care the last 100 feet due to the uneven surface where trail is not established.
Ramparts Trail Out and Back Distance Roundtrip: 2 miles Time: 2 hours Trailhead/Location: Cedar Breaks Monument. Trailhead is at the Visitors Center. Difficulty: Moderate Season: Summer through early Fall Trail edges the plateau, through an ancient Bristlecone Pine stand and ends at a spectacular view point looking back into the Cedar Breaks amphitheater. 435-586-9451 Rattlesnake Point to point or Out and Back Distance Roundtrip: 9.8 miles one-way Time: 6 hours Trailhead/Location: From Brian Head take Hwy.143 south towards Cedar Breaks National Monument. The well posted trail head is located on the western side of the highway just north of the park boundary. Shuttle is required. Difficulty: More Difficult, Strenuous Season: Summer through Fall Trail follows Cedar Breaks boundary fence west, across a large alpine meadow and a stand of spruce and fir. It continues along fence line before entering a small meadow, and to the edge of a rim looking into a beautiful view of Cedar Breaks and Ashdown Gorge. The trail descends through a sidehill of mixed conifer and into a grass and aspen drainage, crosses a large west-facing bare slope, and then enters a thick stand of mature spruce and fir. The trail leaves High Mountain where you can hike back to the top or return back along Rattlesnake.
Endless Hiking Trails (cont.) Twisted Forest Out and back Distance Roundtrip: 1 mile Time: 1 hour Trailhead/Location: Dixie National Forest – 10 miles from Parowan, take Scenic Backway – Dry Lakes Road – off Hwy 143, follow for about 6 miles. You’ll encounter a few forks in the road, keep to the High Mountain Road side until you reach Twisted Forest Road, then follow to trailhead. Difficulty: Moderate Season: Summer through Fall Unique features of this hike are the Bristlecone Pine trees and the view in to Cedar Breaks National Monument. High elevation hike with a sheer drop-off at the end of the trail, so use caution. Bring insect repellent in July & August. 435-865-3700 Vermillion Castle Out and back Distance Roundtrip: 2 miles Time: 2 hours Trailhead/Location: Trailhead is 2 miles up Yankee Meadow Road from Parowan Canyon/Hwy 143. Just past the Vermillion Picnic area. Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous Season: Late Spring through Fall Trail switchbacks through red rock formations (referred to as hoodoos) to a large rock platform with scenic views into a deep canyon and the Noah’s Ark formation. 435-865-3700
Hendrickson Lake Out and Back Distance Roundtrip: 3 miles Time: 2 hours Trailhead/Location: From Brian Head on Hwy.143. travels 8 miles, turn right on Second Left Hand Canyon Road (look for the bus stop near the road junction), 5 miles to the Hendrickson Lake trailhead posted on the right. Difficulty: Moderate / Strenuous Season: Summer through Fall This trail climbs quickly passing by several springs into a series of switchbacks, climbing quickly to the top of the hill intersecting Scout Camp trail. The trail climbs a small hill and overlooks Hendrickson Lake then skirts around the east side of the lake. Continue on until the trail intersects with Dark Hollow Trail. Follow your tracks to return to your vehicle. Vista Trail Point to Point Distance: 3 miles Time: 2 hours Trailhead/Location: Brian Head Resort, take the Scenic Sky Lift chairlift (weekends only) to the top of the mountain. Stepping off the lift and a short walk to the right will bring you to the trailhead. Difficulty: Moderate Season: Late Spring through Fall The trail weaves its way around the face of the mountain, initially with great views of Cedar Breaks National Monument. With a few short interspersed climbs this is a downhill trail, the last half of the hike provides a spectacular eagle’s view of Brian Head town below.
Mountain Biking For All There are many biking trails in and around Brian Head. For a trail map pick up a copy of the Bike & Hike Guide from Brian Head Visitor Center, lodges and hotels or from one of the bike shops in Brian Head. Trails are profiled in the guide ranging in difficulty from “low” to “advanced”; you’ll be sure to locate one that will meet your level of fitness and or challenge. Bike rental shop staffs have great knowledge of the trails, so speak with them to get local knowledge of conditions and locations, and advice on the best fit for you. Local shops provide bike rentals, safety equipment and will service and repair your bike for the challenges you are yet to take; some also offer round trip shuttle services. Most of the bike trails outlined are multi-purpose trails, open to hiking and mountain biking. Descriptions are written for the purpose of mountain biking, hence bikers should observe the right-of-way and yield to all other trail users. Below are some of the most popular rides in the area. Trail profiles are brief; riders are advised to obtain more detailed information from local bike shops in Brian Head. The biking season in Brian Head is short but sweet. Due to our high elevation, the season usually begins in mid-June and runs through mid October. Daytime temps usually hover in the mid 70’s, but be sure to bring warm clothing for morning and evening riding. Low elevation trails have been included for off-season riding and hiking. Blowhard Mountain Location: 10 miles south of Brian Head Distance: 7.5 miles Type: Point-to-Point, Shuttle required Physical Difficulty: Intermediate. It is downhill all the way. Technical Difficulty: Mid to High. Switchbacks, singletrack trail, loose and rocky. The Ride: Sections of the trail, particularly the initial descent are challenging. However, gorgeous views of both the Ashdown Gorge Wilderness Area and Cedar Breaks National Monument makes this trail a scenic ride.
Lowder Ponds Location: 4 miles east of Brian Head Distance: 11.5 miles Type: Loop Physical Difficulty: Intermediate. Overall climbing is steady, with some short steeper climbs. Technical Difficulty: Mid. Some loose gravel and roots on the singletrack. The Ride: This trail combines ridgeline singletrack, with downhill ride through changing forest clusters amongst wild flower meadows and ponds.
Bunker Creek Location: Brian Head to Panguitch Lake Distance: 12 miles Type: Point-to-Point, shuttle required Physical Difficulty: Intermediate. Technical Difficulty: Low to Mid. The Ride: With a couple of ridge climbs the trail is mostly downhill, so expect a fast and exhilarating cruise. Riding is relatively easy, notwithstanding the 11,000 feet elevation. From this 11,000 feet ridge you will take in spectacular views. Be prepared for a few quick turns, the occasional boulder and a few tree roots.
Marathon Trail Location: 1.5 mile south of Brian Head Distance: 26.7 miles Type: Point-to-Point, Shuttle required Physical Difficulty: Advanced (due to length). Technical Difficulty: Low to Mid. The Ride: A mix of single and doubletracks, Marathon Trail leads south from Brian Head vicinity through the south rim of the Markagunt Plateau connecting with Navajo Lake and Virgin River Rim Trails. Offering excellent views of lava beds on the plateau, the trail passes through spruce and mixed conifer stands, aspen groves and alpine meadows.
Dark Hollow Distance: 14.5 miles Type: Point-to-Point, shuttle is needed Physical Difficulty: Mid to advanced. Two small climbs; the rest a down-hillers dream come true. Technical Difficulty: Mid to advanced. Some rocky descents and loose gravel. The Ride: From Utah’s highest peak this trail is one of contrasting surroundings. From the alpine tundra the trail drops 5,000 feet through lush forest to red rock desert surrounding Parowan. Dubbed by locals as the “vertical mile”, so ensure your brakes are in good condition.
Mountain Biking For All (cont.) Navajo Lake Location: 21 miles south east of Brain Head, at Navajo Lake. Distance: 11.5 miles Type: Loop Physical Difficulty: Low. A nice winding loop trail for novices, with a few short climbs. Technical Difficulty: Low. Generally a nice steady single track, perfect for beginners. But also a fun, fast ride for advanced riders. The Ride: This is an ideal trail for those travelling with children and/or novice mountain bike riders. Built by Dixie National Forest in 1996, this one offers a smooth, groomed tread and low grades. Once you become familiar with this trail, you will find it fun when ridden from either direction. You will also learn that it can be accessed from several locations. Scout Camp Location: Brian Head Distance: 11 miles Type: Loop Physical Difficulty: Intermediate. Two short strenuous climbs, terrain generally rolling. Technical Difficulty: Mid. Some rocky terrain, twisting trail. The Ride: This mostly challenging dirt singletrack trail navigates through forests of mixed spruce and aspen, intertwined with small meadows of native flowers. No great panoramic views on this trail, just a good work out through the natural surroundings Thunder Mountain Location: Red Canyon, 13 miles south east of Panguitch Distance: 7 Miles, 15 Miles Type: Point-to-Point or Loop Physical Difficulty: Intermediate. Up and down sequences, hoodoos, some steep hills. Technical Difficulty: Mid to High. Quick shifting on some hills, fast switchback descents. The Ride: If you’re looking for a scenic ride, this is one of the best. Enjoy this unique ride along ridges and through the hoodoos of
gorgeous rock formations, cliffs, and canyons. The steep climbs are balanced out by quick descents for an all-around great ride. Two options exist – use a shuttle for a one-way ride of 7 miles, or use the pavement of Hwy.12 for a 15 mile loop. There isn’t actually any “Thunder Mountain” – this is simply a name created by the Ranger District. However, it well describes the amazing, flat-topped tiered limestone columns you will find about three miles into this trail. Virgin River Location: 21 miles south east of Brian Head, centered on Navajo Lake. Distance: 33 miles Type: Point-to-Point, Shuttle is needed, there and back. Physical Difficulty: Advanced. This is a good workout for experts. Many climbs are rough and steep. Trail is long. Technical Difficulty: Mid. Several switchbacks may require dismount as they are both steep and sharp, a few singletrack challenges. Best time to Ride: Summer through Fall. The Ride: The unbelievable views make the length of this trail completely worthwhile. Make this a two or three day ride – take your time and enjoy spectacular views of the Virgin River and Zion National Park. Several camping options along the way make this a nice, full weekend climb. Get ready for many climbs and some technical, steep descents. Town Trail Location: Brian Head Distance: 5 to 6 miles depending on the route. Type: Loop Physical Difficulty: Intermediate. Gradual climbs. Technical Difficulty: Low. Wide single-track. Best time to Ride: Late Spring through early Fall. The Ride: This trail encircles Brian Head township giving the rider a good orientation of the commercial businesses within the township and an overview of the natural beauty of the neighborhood. (Please check with the local bike shops for current conditions and possible re-routes on portions of this trail.)
Brian Head Resort's Mountain Bike Park During summer and fall, Brian Head Resort offers Utah’s premier mountain bike park. With its combined chairlift and shuttle services, the mountain bike park give you access to over 200 miles of the most scenic and exhilarating mountain bike trails in the country. With the breeze in your face you will encounter exciting roller coaster cruisers and some popping vertical descents as you traverse and drop down the mountain. On weekends a chairlift will take you to the top of the peak, providing access to most of the major area trailheads. The freestyle, downhill, and terrain park features are not recommended for novice riders. However, “B” lines are available around the more technical elements. Jumps, drops, walls, ladders, and other wooden elements are included in the Park. These areas require varied degrees of skill level. Start small, ride smart, and work your way up. This ever expanding and centralized terrain park network includes Ken’s Woods, Stef’s Steps, and Malicious Woods. All trails are accessible from the lower parts of Color Country, Timberline, Lil’ Gritty, and Wildflower.
Brian Head Resort Activity Center
Visit the Activity Center and staff will provide you with up to-date information on the trails throughout the Mountain Bike Park; give you details on the Scenic Chair Lift Ride and Frisbee Golf. They are also a good source of knowledge on all trails throughout the Brian Head area.
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So Many Things to Enjoy in Brian Head ATV Trail Riding
If the power of an engine is your thing, or you really want to get off the beaten track, ATV-ing may be your scene. Climb the summit to Brian Head Peak, journey past miles of ancient lava flows or meander through aspen groves and alpine meadows. There is much to discover. Trail maps are available online at www.stateparks.utah.gov
You will notice significant changes in vegetation as you travel from the valleys to Brian Head. Sagebush and rabbitbush on the valley floor, low-growing pinion pines and juniper at mid altitudes to aspen, ponderosa pine, bristlecone pine, Engelmann spruce, and subalpine fur at high altitudes. Sadly, many of the spruce trees have died, attacked by spruce bark beetles; some harvesting was initiated to reduce fire danger, logs have been used as building materials for furniture and for log homes. Locals have collected many of the wind fallen trees for firewood.
Southern Utah fisheries are where you will discover fishing at its best. Meandering trout streams and pristine lakes surround Brian Head, including Yankee Meadow, Panguitch Lake, Lowder Ponds, Red Creek Reservoir, Mammoth Creek, and Navajo Lake. Just some of the great spots where you can secure the catch of the day! Fishing licenses are sold at businesses in town or online at www.wildlife.utah.gov/licenses
Get out your binoculars and clean the lenses on your camera. Brian Head has great opportunities to view fabulous specimens of birds. Brian Head Peak Road and Cedar Breaks National Monument are the best areas to view Mountain Bluebird, Clarkâ€™s Nutcracker; even Golden Eagles have been spotted in the area. Pick up a Birding Trails Guide at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center at the Brian Head Town Hall.
Scenic Sky Lift Rides
Chairlift service is available to hikers, bikers, and sightseers in search of Utahâ€™s famous red-rock vistas. Open Friday through Sunday during the peak of the summer season. Experience the stunning views of Cedar Breaks National Monument and Brian Head Peak at 11,000 feet.
So Many Things to Enjoy in Brian Head (cont.) Wildflowers What is really spectacular is the array of blooming
wildflowers intertwined amongst native grasses during late spring and summer months. The winter snow covered meadows give way to a carpet of beautiful colored flowers; it is most stark atop the Markagunt Plateau in and around Cedar Breaks National Monument. Scenery is lush; the air while fresh is spiked with the fragrance of spruce, fir, flowering grasses and blooming flowers. This environment is one to behold.
Scenic Drives Fall Colors As the seasons change in preparation for winter
the trees begin their natural defoliation. Before doing so, the leaves show multiple shades of orange, yellow, and brown providing a stunning backdrop to this amazing landscape. NBC ‘Today Show’ travel editor, Peter Greenberg, describes this area nationally as one of “8 great and unusual fall foliage destinations”.
The natural beauty of the area is unmistakable as you drive through; pack a picnic lunch and take a leisurely drive on a bright sunny day. Most noteworthy is National Scenic Byway 143, known as the Patchwork Parkway, beginning in Parowan and travelling up the canyon to Brian Head, climbing to the peak at 11,000 feet and winding your way to Panguitch. The Byway features a myriad of natural, scenic and historic qualities. Pick up a Scenic Byways guide at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center at the Brian Head Town Hall or log onto www.hwy143.com
Under the Stars
Today we are rarely free of light. Even on the darkest of nights, fugitive light infiltrates the splendor and clearness of a dark starlit sky. Not at Cedar Breaks; isolated and elevated at night you can experience the wonder of cosmic space as the stars and planets sparkle like diamonds in the sky. Join one of the ‘Star Parties’ hosted by park staff and astronomy volunteers on Point Supreme during summer. For dates check www.nps.gov/cebr/upcoming-events
Brian Head Peak
With an elevation of 11,307 feet, Brian Head Peak is the highest point for the geological formation known as the Grand Staircase. A fort built by the Conservation Corps. sits atop the peak and is the perfect place for observing the view stretching clear into Nevada to the west and beautiful Cedar Breaks to the south.
Brian Head Resort offers Utah’s highest and longest alpine disc (Frisbee) golf course. The 18-hole course starts at 11,000 ft.; all holes are par 3, with a total course distance of 10,000 ft. The course is free to access by hiking. Chair lift service is available most weekends. Scorecards and discs are available for rental or purchase at the Resort Activity Center.
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Dixie National Forest Local Recreational Attractions
The Dixie National Forest occupies almost two million acres stretching 170 miles across southern Utah. Utah's largest national forest straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. The scenic beauty of three neighboring national parks and two national monuments prevails over much of the Dixie National Forest as well. The sandstone formations of Red Canyon rival those of Bryce Canyon. The view from Hell's Backbone Bridge into Death Hollow is breathtaking. From the top of Powell Point, it is possible to see into three different states. Boulder Mountain and its many different lakes provide opportunities for hiking, fishing, and viewing outstanding scenery. Recreational opportunities in the forest are highly diversified. Visitors may enjoy biking, camping, canoeing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, and swimming, and in very primitive settings away from the sights and sounds of motorized vehicles. Others may enjoy vehicle-based activities such as picnicking, viewing scenery and interpretive exhibits, snowmobiling, sailing, and water skiing. The forest has 83,000 acres of wilderness, which offer opportunities for solitude, horseback riding, and hiking.
The Dixie National Forest supports a wide variety of wildlife species. Terrain varies from gentle plateaus to rocky cliffs and furnishes habitat for many species such as the cougar, bobcat, blue grouse, golden eagle, cottontail rabbit, wild turkey, antelope, and Utah prairie dog. Big game hunting has traditionally been the major wildlife attraction in the forest. Mule deer are harvested on every ranger district, and elk are expanding their range in the forest. Good fishing is found in the many lakes, reservoirs, and streams in the forest. Game fish include brook, rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout. Forest visitors can often observe many interesting birds and mammals next to a lake, stream or pond.
Opportunities for winter sports such as cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are available in many areas. The Forest Service works with Utah State Parks and Recreation to maintain trails for skiing and snowmobiling near Cedar Breaks and Bryce Canyon.
One of the most interesting features of the Dixie National Forest is the ancient lava beds that surround the pristine Navajo Lake and Duck Creek areas. This geologically recent lava flow represents the last of the extensive volcanism on Cedar Mountain. Geologists believe that some of this lava rock is not more than 2,000 years old. Much of the lava did not come from a central volcano but welled up from cracks and fissures in the earthâ€™s surface. There is a profile of a cinder cone that can be seen on the north end of the Navajo Lake and Hwy U-14 junction. Another interesting feature of the lava beds is Mammoth Cave. This tunnel or lava tube was formed by cooling lava and water. The cave is about Âź mile long and is safe to explore if proper care is taken. Explorers will need to climb down to entrance so be sure to wear proper clothing and footwear. There are four caverns located inside the cave with the tunnel heading west being the largest. Please note that some areas of the cave may be blocked off during certain times of the year to protect the essential habitat for wildlife.
Mammoth Cave is only accessible from late June through October.
The Yankee Meadows area is a little known gem that offers outstanding beauty and recreation. Your journey begins eight miles along Hwy 143 towards Parowan. You’ll the see the Yankee Meadows turnoff next to a small water retention basin (good fishing spot). As you drive up the Yankee Meadows Road (locals often call it First Left Hand Canyon) you’ll first encounter the Five-Mile Picnic Area neatly tucked away along the Bowery Creek. The picnic spot is surrounded by the towering red rocks of Vermillion Castle dotted with juniper trees and scrub oak and maple. Five -Mile is open late May through September for public and community use. No overnight camping is allowed and no potable water is available. Use of the 17 picnic areas is on a first come-first served basis. However, there is one picnic site that is tailored for large groups, which can be scheduled for use through Parowan City. As you continue along the route, the Vermillion Castle will unfold above you. The area was named for the bright red rock formations and gray stone conglomerate cliffs. There are several trails that lead to the top of the cliffs where one can see the “Noah’s Ark” and the “Grand Castle” formations. In the fall, the scrub oak and maple blaze red and orange making it an outstanding area for leaf peepers. As you continue up to Yankee Meadows, the road meanders through lush fields of aspen and spruce. A Dixie National Forest campground is located on the east side of the road. The pavement ends at the campground and turns to a good gravel road continuing up to Yankee Meadows Reservoir. The scenery is fantastic at the lake with towering volcanic cliffs of Sydney Peaks rising in the distance. Summer and fall, trout fishing and non-motorized boating are the most popular activities. The reservoir shoreline is owned and administered by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources while the water is managed by the Parowan Reservoir Company for irrigation purposes. Public access to the reservoir is open, but camping and grazing are restricted. Facilities are limited at Yankee Meadows so remember to take out what you bring in. No overnight camping is allowed at the lake and no potable water is available. Keep in mind that cell service is generally not available.
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Navajo Lake The Navajo Lake recreation area is located atop Cedar Mountain, approximately 20 miles southeast of Brian Head. This pristine lake was originally known to the Paiute Indians as “Pa-Cu-Ay”, meaning “Cloud Lake”. Early pioneer settlers gave it its present name after a confrontation took place near the lake between the settlers and some traveling members of the Navajo tribe. Navajo Lake was formed when an ancient lava flow dammed the eastern side of the lake valley. Resting on a layer of limestone, the lake soon developed underground drainage through sink holes. Some of the water drains towards the Pacific Ocean via Cascade Falls and the Virgin River (the river that formed Zion Canyon). The balance runs east beneath the lava rocks coming out at the Duck Creek spring and sinking again to feed numerous springs that form the Sevier River (one of the few rivers in North America that flows north). The manmade dike that stretches across the lake helps to maintain a constant water level. Boating, swimming and fishing are the most popular activities at Navajo Lake in the summer and snowmobiling, ice fishing, and snowshoeing are fun in the winter.
Panguitch Lake Panguitch Lake is located approximately 20 miles east of Brian Head and sits at an elevation of 8,400 feet. The word "Panguitch" comes from the Paiute word which means "Big Fish". The lake is in close proximity to several world-class attractions such as Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, and Cedar Breaks National Monument. The Lake has approximately 10 miles of shoreline and is ideal for year-round fishing. In the summer you find excellent fishing for some of the largest rainbow trout in Utah. Boats are available for rent. There are plenty of activities to enjoy in the area including: mountain biking, ATV riding, and horseback riding. In winter, ice fishing is a popular sport and easily accessible from local lodges. You can also enjoy snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. Panguitch Lake sits in the Dixie National Forest and is adjacent to National Scenic Byway 143 between the towns of Panguitch and Brian Head.
For additional information on Dixie National Forest visit www.fs.fed.us/r4/dixie or visit the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center at the Brian Head Town Hall.
Parowan Gap The Gap is a historical site of major significance. Parowan Gap has two distinct features, one natural, one man-made. The pass near Parowan is a classic example of a wind gap, an unusual ancient geological landform marking where an ancient river has cut a 600-foot-deep notch through the Red Hills some 15 million years ago. Secondly, the gap is a nationally recognized extravaganza of petroglyphs--a superb "gallery" of Native American rock art. Here one can witness what is at least a 1,000 year accumulation of art work carved into the rock. Geometric designs, images of lizards, snakes, mountain sheep, bear claws and human figures adorn the smooth canyon walls of the pass. These features, set amidst the vast panoramas of the Escalante Desert, make for a fascinating getaway located just a few miles off the interstate mainstream.
About the Parowan Gap Petroglyphs
Native Americans traveling through the area carved out designs known as petroglyphs onto the smooth faces of large boulders found on the east side of the gap. The petroglyphs here are thought to be the work of several cultural groups and represent a long period of use by Native cultures.
What these designs mean is still unknown. Archaeologists debate that they represent concepts, ideas or actual happenings. Perhaps they were part of a religious activity or hunting ritual. The local Native Americans consider them to be an important part of their cultural history relating stories of their ancestor's ways. While the precise age of these petroglyphs is not known, we do know that the agriculturally based Sevier-Fremont lived in the area over a thousand years ago. There is little doubt that some of the designs were made by this group, or perhaps even the earlier nomadic archaic peoples. Researchers believe that the semi-nomadic ancestors of the present day Southern Paiute also created some of these figures. The Parowan Gap Petroglyphs are listed on the National Register of Historic Places signifying its importance as a cultural treasure; please take care when visiting and viewing this site. Pick up a Parowan Gap Petroglyphs Interpretive Guide at the Brian Head Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center.
Travel from Brian Head to Parowan. Go north on Main to 400 North. Turning west and travel for 10.5 miles on good gravel road.
Utah Shakespeare Festival Held annually in Cedar City, this prestigious festival is entering its 50th year of presenting great performances from around the globe to theater patrons. It was in 1964 that young Cedar City theater professor, Fred Adams, envisioned a Shakespearean festival that would entertain the thousands of national park tourists that visit the area each summer. Having grown into one of the top Shakespeare Festival’s in North America, the Utah Shakespeare Festival earned the coveted Tony Award for Best Regional Theater in 2000. William Shakespeare once wrote “the Play’s the thing”. Maybe he was referring to Cedar City, where “PLAY” is not only synonymous with the great outdoors, but with performing arts as well. Indulge yourself in a little Play amongst Festival activities; attend one of the Shakespeare or other contemporary productions, experience the Greenshow, come along to a programmed seminar or take a backstage tour, we are sure you will be entertained! Six plays are presented in repertory each Summer season, in two grand theaters; the outdoor Adams Shakespearean Theatre, one of the closest replicas of the original Shakespeare ‘Globe Theatre’, and the indoor Randall L. Jones Theatre, a stunning and modern theatre featuring classical and contemporary works. During the Fall season the Randall L. Jones Theatre host three more world-class plays. For more information visit www.bard.org or call 1-800-PLAYTIX
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Nearby National Parks & Monuments
Cedar Breaks National Monument
Bryce Canyon National Park
Zion National Park
Brian Head is an excellent base to explore nearby Cedar Breaks National Monument, Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park and Kolob Canyons, all within a short drive of Brian Head.
Cedar Breaks National Monument Approximately two miles south of the town of Brian Head is Cedar Breaks National Monument, a giant amphitheater high atop the Markagunt Plateau, over 2,500 feet deep and more than three miles across. With spectacular colors formed by an abundance of mineral deposits, Cedar Breaks National Monument is breathtaking to behold. The formations in Cedar Breaks consist of ridges, pinnacles and buttresses carved from the steep cliffs by wind and water erosion over more than 30 million years. From the highest point of 10.662 feet to the lowest at 8,100 feet, guests are treated to spectacular views of dense forests of subalpine fir, Engleman spruce and quaking aspens, plus fields containing more than 150 species of wildflowers. Bristlecone pine, one of nature's oldest living trees, grows along the rim of the amphitheater and can be seen in abundance throughout the area. A six-mile scenic drive leads past four overlooks, each offering a different perspective of the amphitheater. A log cabin constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1937 still serves as the visitor center. For those who want to get off the beaten path, two hiking trails near the rim provide an added appreciation of the geology and flora and fauna of Cedar Breaks. The Spectra Point/Ramparts Overlook Trail is a four-mile round-trip hike along the rim, with spectacular views of the amphitheater. The Alpine Pond Nature Trail is a self-guided, double-loop trail through forests and meadows. The lower portion offers excellent views of the Breaks.
Cedar Breaks GPS Ranger
A personal self-guided video tour is available as you walk or drive the spectacular Cedar Breaks Amphitheater. The GPS Ranger automatically delivers the story of the hoodoos and fins, Southern Paiutes, spectacular wildflowers, and much more. A Cedar Breaks Park Ranger is with you on the screen as you immerse yourself in the wonder of Cedar Breaks National Monument. Video and audio is automatically delivered using GPS technology. The GPS Ranger is available now to visitors for a nominal fee at the Cedar Breaks Visitor Center. Proceeds benefit park programs.
From early June to early September, the visitor center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. From Labor Day until mid-October, the center is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All visitor facilities are CLOSED during the winter season (mid-October through late May).
Highway 148 into Cedar Breaks is generally closed from mid November to late May due to snow conditions. Cedar Breaks can only be accessed in the winter by snowmobile or cross country skiing or snowshoeing.
The visitor center, comfort stations, overlooks, picnic area and campground are wheelchair accessible. For more information on Cedar Breaks National Monument visit www.nps.gov/cebr or call 435-586-9451
KOLOB CANYONS Kolob Canyons is the little known portion of Zion National Park, but it is just as spectacular as the main canyons of the Zion proper. Just two miles off Interstate 15 at exit 40, the five mile scenic drive follows a valley alongside Taylor Creek, with a showing of rugged, red, Navajo sandstone canyons of unique geological history. Kolob is home to diverse animal and plant life, and provides peaceful and serene surroundings to those that visit. Kolob Canyons is a beautiful place to tour throughout the year. You have a choice of a couple of short trails; one follows Taylor Creek leading to Double Arch Alcove, a large canyon wall overhang extravagantly colored by streaks of mineral-laden water, and sheltering hanging gardens of wildflowers. In the winter, the red Navajo sandstone glimmers with a fresh dusting of snow and in the spring the waterfalls cascade down the rugged cliffs, streaking them black from the run-off. Wildflowers bloom in abundance during the summer, and with the coming of autumn, the yellow-gold leaves of the valleyâ€™s scrub oak offers an attractive contrast to the vast scenery.
Visitor Center The visitor center at the Kolob Canyons entrance is accessible from I-15, exit 40. During summer months, the visitor center is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Spring, Fall. and Winter hours are shortened, call 435-586-9548.
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Zion National Park Established in 1909 as Mukuntuweap National Monument, it was renamed Zion National Park in 1919. The name of Zion was given the park by Mormon pioneers referring to the Hebrew word meaning a place of safety or refuge. Amid stunning scenery, found nowhere else on earth, Zion is a geologic showpiece with sandstone cliffs among the highest in the world. Zion features one of the last mostly free-flowing river systems on the Colorado Plateau. Measuring 229 square miles (147,551 acres), Zion’s elevation ranges from 3,666 ft (1,128 m) in Coalpits Wash to 8,726 ft (2,660 m) in Horse Ranch Mountain in the Kolob Canyons section. As host to Utah’s richest diversity of native plants (almost 800), Zion National Park’s variety in elevation, sunlight, water, and temperature create ''microenvironments,'' like hanging gardens, forested side canyons, and isolated mesas. Home to 75 species of mammals, 271 birds, 32 reptiles and amphibians, and 8 fish, you will often see mule deer, rock squirrels, lizards, and many species of birds. Rare or endangered species include the Peregrine Falcon, Mexican Spotted Owl, Southwest Willow Flycatcher, desert tortoise, and the Zion snail, found nowhere else on earth. Evidence of Ancestral Puebloans, formerly known as the Anasazi, date from about 2,000 years ago; Paiutes from about 800 years ago to present. Mormon settlers arrived in southern Utah in the 1860s. Park visitation in 1920 was 3,692; in 2004 it reached 2.7 million. Zion National Park is a showcase of geology. The arid climate and sparse vegetation allow the exposure of large expanses of bare rock revealing the park's geologic history. Located along the edge of a region known as the Colorado Plateau, rock layers have been uplifted, tilted, and eroded, forming a feature called the Grand Staircase. This series of colorful cliffs stretches between Bryce Canyon and the Grand Canyon. The bottom layer of rock at Bryce Canyon is the top layer at Zion, and the bottom layer at Zion is the top layer at the Grand Canyon.
The Zion Canyon Visitor Center, a short distance from the Park's South Entrance, is adjacent to Springdale, along Hwy U-9. During summer months, the visitor center is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Spring, Fall, and Winter hours are shortened.
Zion Canyon Shuttle Information
The Zion Canyon Scenic Drive is only available by shuttle bus April through late October; private vehicles are not allowed. Highway U-9 through Zion/Mt Carmel Junction is open to vehicle traffic all year. The National Park Service recommends the following steps to allow for an enjoyable trip through the park using the shuttle system. 1. Park at the Zion Canyon Visitors Center. Enter the park on foot at the Zion Canyon Giant Screen. 2. Use the exhibits at the Visitors Center to plan your visit, whether it is hiking or sightseeing. The bookstore has a variety of information to ensure you enjoy every minute of your visit. 3. Board one of the free shuttles into the canyon that run regularly from 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. 4. Wheelchairs, walkers & strollers can be accommadated on the shuttles. Pets are not allowed.
The visitor center, shuttles, and Zion Lodge are fully accessible to those with special needs. Several campsites in the South Campground are reserved for people with disabilities and three trails are accessible. Many interpretive talks are accessible.
Back-country permits are required for all overnight camping, and much of the backcountry hiking areas. Check online at www.nps.gov/zion or visit the Zion Park Visitors Center for details and permits.
A beautiful hike; however all narrow canyons are potentially hazardous, Zion Narrows is no exception. Plan carefully, taking particular note of weather and water conditions. Visit www.nps.gov/zion or call 435-772-3256 for backcountry permit requirements
Bryce Canyon National Park Bryce Canyon National Park was named after southern Utahâ€™s pioneer Ebenezer Bryce, who came to the Paria Valley with his family in 1875. Bryce was sent by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to use his carpenter skills in settling the area, Bryce built a road to the plateau top to retrieve firewood and timber, and an irrigation canal to raise crops and animals. Local people called the canyon with the strange rock formations near Ebenezer's home "Bryce's Canyon". Bryce Canyon National Park is identified with a series of horseshoeshaped amphitheaters carved from the eastern edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau in Southern Utah. Erosion has shaped colorful limestone and sandstone into thousands of spires, fins, pinnacles, and mazes. Collectively called "hoodoos," these unique formations are whimsically arranged and tinted with colors too numerous and subtle to name. Ponderosa pines, high elevation meadows, and fir-spruce forests border the rim of the plateau, while panoramic views of southern Utah spread beyond the park's boundaries. The park boasts some of the nation's best air quality and coupled with the lack of nearby large light sources, creates unparalleled opportunities for star-gazing. Little is known of the Native American inhabitants of the park prior to Mormon pioneer settlement. Limited archaeological studies indicate that this area was used primarily for hunting, with most habitation in the river valleys below. Trips to the plateau were limited to harvesting its forest resources, particularly wild game. Later settlers continued this seasonal use. Open all year, the Park is visited by more than 1.5 million visitors annually, offering recreational opportunities in each season. Hike,
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Bryce Canyon National Park (cont.) sightsee, and photograph in summer. Spring and fall months offer greater solitude, and winter months are quiet and serene. You’ll experience unparalleled views all year at Bryce Canyon Natioanal Park!
Bryce Canyon Visitor Center
Open year-round from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed only on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Special programs on offer include a short informational video and Geology talks.
While the Visitor Center is wheelchair accessible, due to natural terrain only a 1/2 mile section of the Rim Trail is wheelchair accessible. Parking is marked at all overlooks and public facilities. Accessible campsites are available in Sunset Campground.
Bryce Canyon Shuttle
Starting mid-June and running through the summer season, the National Park Service offers a free wheelchair accessible shuttle service for the park. The shuttles pick up at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center. No pets allowed.
Backcountry Camping Limited backcountry camping is allowed only at designated campsites. Contact the Visitor Center, call 435-834-5322 or visit www.nps..gov/brca
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While Brian Head offers great recreation at an altitude above 10,000 feet, there is the potential for about 25% of visitors to experience some physical discomfort. Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is an illness brought on by the combination of reduced air pressure and lower oxygen concentration that occur at high altitudes. Symptoms can range from mild discomfort (headache, nausea/vomiting, and other flu like complaints) to major life-threatening ailments of the nervous system, lungs, muscles, and heart.
While in Brian Head, eat light and drink plenty of fluids. Diets high in carbohydrates, moderate in protein and low in fats provide the energy for increased physical activity. With dry air the risk of dehydration is possible. A good rule of thumb is to drink 8 oz of fluids (water, fruit juice, etc) every hour. Alcohol and caffeine have a negative effect on fluid retention so take in moderation. Listen to your body; breathe deeply increasing oxygen intake and adjusting to the high altitude. Take regular breaks to prevent fatigue. Seek medical attention promptly if you are ‘out of breath’ and breathlessness does not go away. Headaches are common. Minor discomfort can be relieved with non prescription pain medication; again if symptoms persist, pain increases or intensifies, seek medical help immediately. Contact the Brian Head Medical Clinic for treatment of high altitude illness, located in the Navajo Lodge, lower level. (Ski season only) Open 7 days, 10am to 5pm during the ski season. 435-677-2700
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Brian Head Chamber of Commerce Members Alpine Lodging & Condo Rentals Brian Head 702-529-1490 www.alpinelodgingrentals.com
Aspen Heights Hideaway 390 W. Pinehurst St. Brian Head 435-590-5529 www.aspenheightsh.com
Red Leaf Spa (Grand Lodge) 314 Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 435-677-9000 www.grandlodgebrianhead.com
Aspen Rental Agency 312 S. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2018 www.aspensrental.com
Brian Head Mountain Vacation Home 574 W. Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 702-498-2623 www.vrbo.com
Entertainment and Clubs
Brian Head Reservation Center 356 S. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2042 800-845-9781 www.brianheadreservationcenter.com
Brian Head Vacation Rentals 312 S. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2000 www.vacationbrianhead.com
Cedar Breaks Lodge 223 Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 888-282-3327 www.cedarbreakslodge.com Chalet Village 226 S. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2025 www.chaletvillage.net Copper Chase Condos 150 W. Ridge View St. Brian Head 888-677-2890 www.copperchase.com The Grand Lodge 314 Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 435-677-9000 www.grandlodgebrianhead.com Summit Chateau Lodge 1990 Dry Lakes Rd. Brian Head 888-613-2129 www.summitchateaulodge.com Timberbrook Village 464 North Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2806 www.timberbrookvillage.com Tranquility Vacations Brian Head 702-595-5775 www.tranquilityvacations.com
Accomodations - Vacation Rentals Affordable Lodging of Brian Head 468 N. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-990-1010
Family Time Vacation Rentals Brian Head 888-613-2129 www.familytimevacationrentals.com Georg’s Ski Shop 612 S. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2013 www.georgsskishop.com Lori’s Luxury Rentals 259 S. Village Way Brian Head 866-806-2600 www.brianheadrentals.com
Cedar Breaks Bar and Grill 223 Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 435-677-4268 www.cedarbreakslodge.com The Lift Lounge and Patio (Grand Lodge) 314 Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 435-677-9000 www.grandlodgebrianhead.com
Shuttle Service Mesquite Bus Company P.O. Box 818 Mesquite, NV 888-855-4287 www.mesquitebusco.com Mountain Express Shuttle Cedar City 435-590-1473 www.shuttlebrianhead.com Town Shuttle Information (December - April only) 435-677-2029
Snowridge Country Cabin 145 Circle Drive Brian Head 702-838-6010 www.brianheadcabin.com
Accommodations - Surrounding Area
Abbey Inn 940 W. 200 N. Cedar City 435-586-9966 email@example.com
Brian Head Clinic Lower Level, Navajo Lodge Brian Head 435-677-2700
Victoria’s Bed & Breakfast 94 North 100 East Parowan 435-477-0075 www.utahretreat.com
Chiropractic Services Cooper Chiropractic Clinic 313 W. 200 S. Parowan 435-477-1700
Day Spas Cedar Breaks Day Spa 223 Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 435-677-4225 www.cedarbreakslodge.com
Brianhead Sports 269 S. Village Way Brian Head 435-677-2014 www.brianheadtown.com/bhsports
Post Office & Utah State Liquor Store Apple Annie’s 508 N. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2040
Recreation Equipment Rentals Apparel & Service Brianhead Sports 269 S. Village Way Brian Head 435-677-2014 www.brianheadtown.com/bhsports Georg’s Ski Shop 612 S. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2013 www.georgsskishop.com
Brian Head Chamber of Commerce Members High Mountain Outfitters (Giant Steps) 329 S. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2035 www.brianhead.com
Construction / Remodeling Bristlecone Building Co. PO Box 993 Parowan 435-590-2194
High Mountain Outfitters (Navajo Lodge) 365 N. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2036 www.brianhead.com
M & R Services PO Box 598 Parowan 435-990-1112
Real Estate Sales
Gift / Specialty Shops
High Country Realty Inc. 468 North Hwy 143, Brian Head 800-338-3886 259 South Village Way, Brian Head 435-677-3321 50 North Main, Parowan 435-477-8581 www.highcountryrealty.net P & D Real Estate 539 N. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-3600 www.brianheadrealty.com Timberbrook Village 464 North Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2806 www.timberbrookvillage.com
Brian Head Resort Information Administrative Offices 328 S. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2035 www.brianhead.com Weather Conditions / Snow Report Brian Head 435-677-2035 ext 2 Mountain Bike Park Brian Head 435-677-3101 Guest Services @ Giant Steps Lodge Brian Head 435-677-2035 Guest Services @ Navajo Lodge Brian Head 435-677-2036 Winter Sports School - Kid's Kamp Brian Head 435-677-2047 Ski School Brian Head 435-677-2049
Apple Annieâ€™s 508 N. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2040 Brian Head General Store 259 S. Village Way Brian Head 435-677-9130 Cedar Breaks Mercantile 223 Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 435-677-4244 www.cedarbreakslodge.com Grand Lodge Gift Shop 314 Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 435-677-9000 www.grandlodgebrianhead.com Summit Chateau Lodge Gift Shop 1990 Dry Lakes Rd. Brian Head 888-613-2129 www.summitchateaulodge.com
Dining Cedar Breaks Cafe 223 Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 435-677-4224 www.cedarbreakslodge.com Double Black Diamond Steakhouse (Cedar Breaks Lodge) 223 Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 435-677-4224 www.cedarbreakslodge.com Giant Steps Grill 329 S. Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-2035 www.brianhead.com Leany's Steakhouse(Grand Lodge) 214 Hunter Ridge Drive Brian Head 435-677-9000 www.grandlodgebrianhead.com
Mi Pueblo Mexican Fine Dining 406 S Hwy 143 Brian Head 435-677-9050 Navajo Base Lodge Grill 365 N. Hwy Brian Head 435-677--2036 www.brianhead.com Pizano's Pizzaria 256 S. Village Way Brian Head 435-677-3341 www.pizanospizzeria.com
Business Services Dixie Leavitt Insurance 115 North Main Cedar City 435-586-9463 Proforma Business Communications New Harmony 435-586-7084 www.proformabusinesscommunications.com The Print Shoppe 491 South Main Suite #16 435-865-0444 Cedar City State Bank of Southern Utah 93 N. Main Parowan 435-477-3354 www.sbsu.com
Entertainment Utah Shakespeare Festival 51 West Center Street Cedar City 435-586-7880 www.www.bard.org
Pet Care The Paw Spa 911 N 2175 W Cedar City 800-675-9593 www.thepawspacedarcity.com
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