You don't have to travel far to take a scenic road trip this fall in Utah.
Ashley Cox, spokesperson for Utah State Tourism, said the fall season beckons for long weekend drives and adventurous hiking and backpacking trips. She shared several of the most popular places to see where nature's paintbrush has been busy at work.
Mirror Lake Highway near Park City
Reaching north from Kamas to Evanston, the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway traverses through the Uinta Mountains. The byway is 78 miles each way, much of which parallels the Provo River.
You can see panoramic views of the alpine landscape from the road’s high point at Bald Mountain Pass (10,715 feet above sea level). There are also scenic overlooks at several lakes. Driving the entire…