Duck Creek Information
Are you planning a trip to Duck Creek Village? Make sure to pick your seasons and activities correctly at Duck Creek because this awesome place sits at 8,400 feet in the high mountain desert of Southern Utah. Make no mistake about it there is a time and place for just about everything here in this really diverse treasure called Duck Creek. Some basic thoughts in planning to explore Duck Creek would include accommodations and activities. With the vast diversity of this mountain town you will need to plan in advance with the style of trip you are wanting. Take into consideration the time of year you want to visit and all of these areas activities that interest you and start there.
In Spring and Summer your options may seem up in the air with the nicer weather; access may still be limited depending on that years snow accumulations, rain and current weather. Typically you will be able to camp, hike, view wildlife, mountain bike, ride ATV & UTV’s at mid to high elevations. Fishing is always a good choice in Spring at most of the near by stream, rivers, ponds and lake. You can always head over to PanguichLake.com to check out the trophy quality water near by. This Spring and Summer times are a great time to see nature in its truest form and with the great abundance of wildlife don’t leave your camera at home. Special events in Duck Creek and nearby Panguitch, Hatch and Bryce Utah will keep anyone busy during summer months.
In short days of Fall and Winter there are many different options for activities but they still dependent on weather conditions; Hiking, road biking, mountain biking, Hunting, Snow Mobile, Cross country skiing, Snow Skiing at Brain Head, Snow Shoe, Ice Fishing, Stream Fishing, Great landscape photography, and many more adventures. Depending on the year and that winters snowfall you will want to call ahead for current conditions. The weather conditions on this mountain can change dramatically so please check the weather ahead of your travels. The main highways are kept free of snow but again it’s a great idea check weather and UDOT to make sure your travels are safe.
This small mountain town sits right off Highway 14 on Cedar Mountain in Dixie National Forrest and is a gateway to some amazing near by National Parks including Bryce Canyon and Zion Canyon. With highway 14 taking you east to Highway 89 you can virtually be to Zion to Bryce in just about an hour and escape the hectic park traffic nearby the parks. This Cedar Mountain town called Duck Creek is full of Pines, Cedar, and Aspen filled meadows that all has an abundance of wildlife. The local wildlife include; Mule Deer, Elk, Antelope, Black Bear, Cougar, Turkey, Grouse, and many other small game.