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Smithsonian Butte National Back Country Byway

Basics
Length:
9 miles (14 km)
Time:
45 minutes to drive the byway

Description

Smithsonian Butte National Back Country Byway travels for 9 miles between Rockville and UT-59 in southwestern Utah. Smithsonian Butte was named John Wesley Powell, a famous explorer.

As the route winds above the Valley of the Virgin River, you'll see Zion Canyon, Canaan Mountain, the Vermillion Cliffs, and Zion National Park just four miles west. As you reach the highest points, Zion's fiery landscaping, filled with buttes and temples, lays in panoramic glory at your feet.

Points of Interest

Points of Interest Along The Way

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Details

Length:
9 miles (14 km)
Time:
45 minutes to drive the byway
Main Roads:
250 S/Grafton Rd

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