Area Information

Located in the center of Utah’s Color Country, this ride follows a spectacular route through the heart of the old west. Traveling some of our country’s most scenic back roads, you’ll ride past national parks, historic communities, and old west vistas—it’s as if you’re traveling through history! Come ride with us and experience the old west in real time!

Utah’s late summer offers a wide range of weather condition. Typical August weather for Panquitch has morning lows in the mid 50′s with mid-afternoon highs in the 80’s. In August occasional afternoon showers are not unusual.

Driving times: Only 3 hours from Las Vegas; 3.5 hours from Salt Lake City; 7 hours from Los Angeles; 7 hours from Denver.

Start and Finish Line

The Start/Finish Line is located at 75 N 400 E.

To Do:

Panguitch is a true Western Town! We encourage you to look into local events and immerse yourself in the Wild West for a truly memorable weekend. Here is a couple of fun events taking place on the weekend of the Desperado Duel.

2018 Panguitch Invitational High School Rodeo

July 19, 2018, 10:00 AM – July 21, 2018, 11:00 PM

Taking place at the Tripple C Arena

800 N Main St
Panguitch, UT 84759


Pioneer Celebrations

July 21, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 pm

Panguitch: Welcome Home-2018 Panguitch City Pioneer Day Celebration

Boy Scout Breakfast: 7:00 to 9:30 am – Zion’s Bank Parking Lot. Cost is $5/plate or $25/family

Parade: 10:00 am – Center Street and Main Street

DUP Program: Right after the parade – Panguitch Stake Center (550 S 100 W)

Fireman’s Lunch: 12:00 pm — County Fair Building – $8/adult or $5/child

Kids Games: 1:00 to 2:00 pm – Panguitch City Park

Panguitch Invitational Rodeo: 6:00 pm – Triple C Arena — $6/adult or $4/child