Panguitch Utah Travel Activities

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Panguitch offers a wealth of recreational opportunities in all seasons within the town itself, the nearby lakes, national parks, state parks and Dixie National Forest. Read More

  • For more information call Panguitch Visitor Information: 1- 800-444-6689
  • Hiking trails around Panguitch including the 8 mile Cassidy Trail and 75 mile Paunsaugunt Trail
  • Summer activities include hiking, biking, fishing, boating, kayaking, ATVing, horseback riding, camping, festivals and rodeos
  • Winter activities include skiing, snowboarding and snowmobiling at Brian Head

For more information call Panguitch Visitor Information: 1-800-444-6689.

Summer Activities in Panguitch

Rodeos and equestrian events
The Triple C Arena hosts many shows and events throughout the year.


  • Cowboys Ain’t Dead Festival in May
  • Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally in late June
  • Quilt Walk Festival each spring

There are many hiking trails around Panguitch including:

  • 8 mile Cassidy Trail
  • 5 mile Willow Gulch
  • 4 mile Tunnel Trail
  • 3 mile Losee Canyon Trail
  • 75 miles of intersecting trails along the Paunsaugunt Trail

Most are intermediate level and take up to 5 hours to navigate.

  • Cassidy Trail used by Butch Cassidy to evade the law
  • Casto Canyon Trail
  • Coyote Hollow Trail
  • Red Canyon
  • Thunder Mountain Trail

The 1250-acre Panguitch Lake, which means “Big Fish”, is known for its large trout. Local rivers and other lakes are excellent for fishing.

Local outfitters can supply boat rentals and charter trips. Wave runners, water-skiing and wakeboards are all available with tuition if required.

White Water Rafting and Kayaking
The Sevier River offers excellent opportunities for guided tours for white water rafting. Local rivers and lakes are also ideal for kayaking.

Horseback Riding
There are several outfitters around Bryce Canyon which offer horseback tours in stunning scenery.

Take a guided ATV tour around Bryce Canyon or the Grand Staircase Escalante Monument. Duck Creek also has 225 miles of groomed ATV trails.

The national parks around Panguitch and the Bryce National Forest have some excellent campgrounds which provide a peaceful base for other outdoor activities.

Winter Activities in Panguitch

Skiing & Snowboarding
The best place for downhill and cross-country skiing is Brian Head which has a top elevation of 11,000 feet and plenty of dry powder snow.

Take a snowmobiling tour or use your own vehicle along the 225 miles of groomed trails around Duck Creek or Heber City.