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State Route 12 or Scenic Byway 12, also known as "Highway 12 — A Journey Through Time Scenic Byway", is an All-American Road located in Garfield County and Wayne County, Utah, USA.


Proceeding west to east for 122 miles (nearly 200 km), the highway starts south of Panguitch, crosses part of Dixie National Forest and Bryce Canyon National Park, continues through the small towns of Tropic, Cannonville, and Henrieville. It crosses various parts of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GS-ENM), continues northeast through Escalante and over the Escalante River, then north through more of GS-ENM, Boulder, the Aquarius Plateau, Grover, ending in Torrey, five miles west of Capitol Reef National Park. The 30 mile long portion of the highway that ascends and descends Boulder Mountain on the Aquarius Plateau is known as Boulder Mountain Highway.


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Taken on July 22, 2006