Everyone In Utah Should Take This Underappreciated Scenic Drive

The Energy Loop actually consists of two forks. From Fairview, you’ll travel along State Highway 31 to the junction of State Highway 264. From there, the byway forks. You can continue along State Highway 264 to Scofield, then on to Colton. Or, head south through the Manti La Sal National Forest along State Highway 31 until you reach Huntington. To make a complete loop, you could drive from Colton, along State Highway 6 to State Highway 10, past Helper and down to Huntington.The Huntington and Eccles Canyons National Scenic Byways, or “Energy Loop,” takes you through some of Utah’s most beautiful, and often under-appreciated scenery.

The Energy Loop actually consists of two forks. From Fairview, you’ll travel along State Highway 31 to the junction of State Highway 264. From there, the byway forks. You can continue along State Highway 264 to Scofield, then on to Colton. Or, head south through the Manti La Sal National Forest along State Highway 31 until you reach Huntington.

To make a complete loop, you could drive from Colton, along State Highway 6 to State Highway 10, past Helper and down to Huntington, for a total of 146 miles.

Click here for the interactive map to make this complete loop.
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