The Energy Loop: Huntington/Eccles Canyons Scenic Byway

Department of Transportation.

The Energy Loop: Huntington/Eccles Canyons Scenic Byway winds across the Manti-La Sal National Forest, rising up to 10,000 feet above sea level. Explore the rich history of industrial development as you view coal mining operations, historic mining towns, and coal-fired power plants. Nearby Sanpete Valley contains some of the best-preserved Mormon Pioneer settlements in existence.


Getting to the Byway:

Salt Lake City, UT
* Take I-15 south to Spanish Fork. * Get on US-6 and go southeast to Thistle. * Take US-89 south to UT-31 in Fairview where the byway begins.

Navigating the Byway:
From Fairview, take State Highway 31 east to its junction with State Highway 264, at the top of Fairview Canyon. Here, the byway forks. **Fork A:** Take State Highway 264 east to Scofield. At this point there's a spur down to Clear Creek. Otherwise head north on State Highway 96, which ends at Highway 6 in Colton, the terminus of the byway. **Fork B:** At the junction of State Highways 31 and 264, stay on State Highway 31 which veers south. Stay on Highway 31 to the end of the byway at Huntington, about 40 miles.

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