Scenic Byway 143 - Utah's Patchwork Parkway

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Driving the Byway

  • Begin your drive of Utah's Patchwork Parkway (SR 143) at Interstate 15 Exit 75 in Parowan. Proceed east.
  • After leaving Parowan, the route enters Parowan Canyon and climbs 4,400 feet in less than 10 miles.
  • Continue on SR 143 past Brian Head, Utah’s highest elevation community and southernmost ski resort, located at the top of the canyon.
  • Enter Cedar Breaks National Monument.
  • Follow SR-143 eastward across 12 miles of high alpine meadows known as “Little Ireland.”
  • Continue past Panguitch Lake.
  • Descend 18 miles through South Canyon in the Dixie National Forest.
  • The byway ends in Panguitch City at the junction with US 89.