Brian Head

As of June 30, 2017 all roads to Brian Head are now open. The town was saved from the Brian Head Fire of 2017 and will continue with all scheduled events for the summer.

The comfortable mountain climate at 9,800 feet above sea level makes Brian Head the perfect destination for an active summer get away (full of annual events and festivals) or a winter ski vacation. Named for nearby Brian Head Peak, the town of Brian Head is a rustic mountain village with diverse recreational opportunities where people and nature co-exist. Brian Head is the "Highest Resort Town" in America.

Where to Stay in Brian Head

Lodging and vacation rentals surround the resort: From hotel rooms to condominiums you can find the perfect accommodations. Several restaurants and bars are also located at or nearby to meet your needs. If on your desktop browser, scroll down to the TripAdvisor section at the bottom of this page to explore dining and lodging options in the town of Brian Head. If you prefer camping, the surrounding Dixie National Forest has several campgrounds as well as sites found in neighboring Cedar Breaks National Monument.

The trails, lodging, and restaurants are open throughout the week. The lifts and base activities operate Friday through Sunday and require a fee. 

Getting There

Brian Head is a short 3 hour drive from Las Vegas and only 4 hours away from downtown Salt Lake City. 

In Southern Utah, take Interstate 15 to exit 75 in Parowan, then it’s just a short 14 mile drive up the mountain to Brian Head Resort along Highway 143.

Brian Head Resort, 329 South Highway 143
Brian Head, UT 84719
866-930-1010

You can check the town's Facebook page for regular updates.

  • Vistas

    Brian Head offers year-round, breathtaking red rock beauty. Photo by Adam Clark

  • Zipline

    Catch a trill on the Ridge Runner zipline. Photo by Alex Santiago

  • Archery

    Archery is one of many outdoor activities at Brian Head Resort. Photo by Louis Arevalo

  • Winter Sports

    Brian Head boasts the highest base among Utah's resorts, and is the only resort to showcase snow-dusted red rock hoodoos. Photo by Adam Clark

  • Rocktoberfest

    Let German food, steins of local craft beer, live music and Lederhosen-clad friends and family help you say goodbye to summer at this September event. Photo by Alex Santiago

  • Mountain biking

    Brain Head Resort offers Utah's largest mountain bike park, featuring 5,000 ft descents and freestyle elements. Watch a summer mountain biking competition or tackle the terrain yourself.

What's Nearby?

Cedar Breaks National Monument

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Cedar City-area Trails

Explore spectacular trails on the Dixie National Forest near Cedar City.

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