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Hole-In-The-Rock Road
Hole-In-The-Rock Road is a 56-mile dirt road that cuts across the uninhabited Utah desert, from Utah Route 12 southeast to Lake Powell (the Colorado River). There are several worthwhile attractions to see along the way, such as Dance Hall Rock and Devil’s Garden. The road ends at its namesake, the “Hole In The Rock”, a natural crack in the cliff, which Mormon settlers blasted and chiseled to form a rough road to the river. The road has a reputation for being rough, and requiring 4-wheel drive, high-clearance vehicles, especially during the final 5-10 miles to Hole-In-The-Rock. However, recent road improvements …