Discover Utah's Hidden Gems
Monument Valley, Mexican Hat, Goosenecks State Park, and Forest Gump Point
Scenic Highway 163 is an awe-inspiring route, threading through southern Utah gems such as Monument Valley, Mexican Hat, Goosenecks State Park, and Forest Gump Point. Explore remote and colorful Utah vistas and continue to Lake Powell to the west or Shiprock to the east.
Top Stops on Scenic Highway US-163
US-163 is your quintessential scenic back highway. This two-lane strip of asphalt snakes through some of the most scenic and yet remote spots in Utah. While everyone else is crowding into Utah’s national parks, discover your own, private vistas.
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Four Corners and Beyond
Highways 163 is relatively short, but road trips along it can naturally be extended east into Colorado and New Mexico via US-162 or west to Lake Page, the Vermillion Cliffs, or Grand Canyon via US 160 and Highway 89 (one of my favorites).