UT Posted in Utah September 12, 2015 by Catherine Rees Take These 13 Roads in Utah for an Unforgettable Scenic Drive Fall is the perfect time for a scenic drive. Some of these roads offer fall foliage; others have year-round scenic beauty. Get out there and enjoy! 1) Nebo Loop Ken Lund/flickr This drive is particularly gorgeous once the leaves turn. 2) Zion-Mount Carmel Highway Tim Vo/flickr This section of SR-9 winds about 26 miles through Zion National Park. The small toll is well worth the money. 3) Alpine Loop Rudi Riet/flickr Whether you start at American Fork Canyon or Provo Canyon, the loop provides picturesque views. 4) Highway 12 - Red Canyon James Marvin Phelps/flickr The south portion of this scenic highway offers plenty of unique rock formations. 5) Big Cottonwood Canyon utahwildflowers/flickr Drive all the way up to Brighton, then take a hike to see even more fall colors! 6) Indian Creek Scenic Byway David Millar/flickr This scenic byway will take you into Canyonlands. Don't forget to stop along the way for a quick peek at Newspaper Rock! 7) Guardsman Pass Michael Jolley/flickr Spectacular fall foliage views , this road is closed during the winter. 8) Potash Road Ken Lund/flickr Potash is the nickname for SR-279. It winds along the Colorado river. 9) Markagunt High Plateau Scenic Byway Ken Lund/flickr This scenic byway (SR-14) stretches from Cedar City to Long Valley Junction. 10) Mirror Lake Scenic Byway JR P/flickr From Kamas, you'll drive through the Wasatch-Cache National Forest, enjoying stunning foliage and perhaps even sighting some wildlife before you arrive at Mirror Lake. 11) Upper Colorado Scenic Byway ecksunderscore This byway (also known as SR-128) starts in Moab and stretched almost 45 miles. 12) Capitol Reef Scenic Byway Ken Lund/flickr This photo was taken from the Plateau valley near Loa. The entire byway will take you about 4 hours to traverse. 13) East Canyon Utah Department of Transportation/flickr Don't miss the state park! What other scenic roads would you recommend?