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The Hogback

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Somewhat humorous that TripAdvisor lists this as a separate attraction. It's a short section of a... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
Rome, Georgia
Amazing experience.

I drove the Hogback twice last week. The vast vistas on both sides of the road are breathtaking... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Somewhat humorous that TripAdvisor lists this as a separate attraction. It's a short section of a state highway. A really pretty section of a really pretty state highway. We drove it 3 times in 2 days, just going from A to B. Stopped at a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

I drove the Hogback twice last week. The vast vistas on both sides of the road are breathtaking. It's narrow and I am proud I drove it twice, though I am scared of heights. Utterly stunning. Park in the designated areas at the north end...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Bgallersmith
Reviewed 16 May 2018

This short and narrow section of UT-12 has an undeserved reputation for being difficult. Nonsense. It's 100 feet wide with an 800 foot drop on either side, none-of which you will notice because the landscape is so unique and unexpected that you will think it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is a section of Utah's "Highway 12 Scenic Byway" (see separate Tripadvisor page) located about 7 miles south of Boulder and 19 miles northeast of Escalante. The two-lane highway winds its way across the top of a high, narrow ridge that drops off sharply...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 19 October 2017

You don't get to drive a hogback every day and I loved it! (If the idea worries you, just keep your eyes on the road.) The surrounding vistas are vast and gorgeous. Hwy 12 is a noted Scenic Highway which we drove from Bryce Canyon...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank chivestravels
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a spectacular drive. I have always heard it was the Hogsback. The road has only been paved for about 30 years. Before it was even a higher adventure.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lisa w
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I often drive HWY 12 and the Hogback is always a favorite place to drive through. The scenery and beauty is beyond words. A must see area in Garfield County and HWY 12 is a road you shouldn't avoid. You have Bryce Canyon National Park...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Stomper81
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The Hogback is a world-famous stretch of the Scenic ByPass Route 12 south of Boulder, Utah. Here the road cuts its way through rough yet gorgeous terrain before transecting the land upon a ridge with 1000 foot drops on both sides of the road. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank BradJill
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