Cottonwood Canyons Scenic Backway

The scenic Backway runs for 46 miles traversing southward thround Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument from Cannonville to Highway 89. The road is paved for 9 miles between Cannonville and the turnoff to Kodachrome Basin State Park.

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Geographic Coordinates

37.48378, -111.9136


South entrance of Cottonwood Canyons Scenic Backway is 64 miles east of Kanab UT on Highway 89. North entrance for the Cottonwood Canyons Scenic Backway turn at the gas station in Canonville UT on Highway 12 follow signs for Kodachrome Basin, the road will turn into dirt after the turn off for Kodachrome State park.