Plan Your Trip

The Road Creek Inn is located in Loa, Utah and close to amazing spots for hiking, walking, fishing, or exploring. Take a look at some of the things you can do in Loa or its neighboring cities, or take in the natural beauty of nearby state and national parks.

Things to do and place to see in Wayne County

Things to do in Wayne County

Loa Utah landscape


  • Historic Road Creek Inn is located in the heart of Loa, Utah, your destination. Here you can find homemade honey taffy at Grundy Gal’s Honey Toffee, and the Country Cafe that serves breakfast all day.
  • Shopping: A Sign for All Seasons, Made By Me Crafts, Creative Spirit Gallery & Gifts, and Linda’s Floral and Gifts. For custom trip photo albums and journals, visit Boulder Innovations.
  • Loa houses a few unique places in Wayne County including Loa’s Ark friendly pet boarding, a wilderness therapy center, and the historic Loa Tithing Office that is one of 32 well preserved buildings in Utah built in 1897.
  • Find the Big Rocks near Loa and enjoy a new Rock Climbing adventure.

Lyman Utah landscape


5 minutes from Road Creek Inn located on Thousand Lakes Mountain, Neffs Reservoir requires a bit of hiking to reach but is said to be the some of the area’s best fishing.

Fremont Utah landscape


  • Less than 10 minutes from Road Creek Inn, Fremont is your destination before Fishlake National Forest. The Fremont River Guides/Outfitters provide experts for your fishing adventures.
  • For unique souvenirs, you can try Jackson Barnwood or Mytoge Mountain Crafter.

Bicknell Utah landscape


  • Located only 10 minutes from Road Creek Inn, Bicknell is home to the Bicknell Theater. Here you can find feature films and more playing nightly and a deliciously unique restaurant.
  • For something different to do, visit Circle Cliff Ranch Alpacas for souvenirs or Bicknell Bottoms and explore the wildlife habitat. Navajo Trails can aid in providing guides and outfitters.

Teasdale Utah landscape


  • For another angle at Capitol Reef National Park, Teasdale is only 18 minutes away from Road Creek Inn. Capitol Reef Adventures provides full services for your trip into Capitol Reef.
  • Other attractions include the Rabbit Valley, the Teasdale Cultural Hall, and the historic Nielsen Grist Mill.

Torrey Utah landscape


  • Torrey begins your entrance into Capitol Reef National Park. A 20 minute drive from Road Creek Inn, here you can find the places to help you prepare for your adventures inside and around Capitol Reef. Those places include The Capitol Reef National Park Center Bookstore, Backcountry Outfitters, Capitol Reef Southwestern Gift Shop, Torrey Trading Post, Shooting Star Cowboy Shop, the Flute Shop, and Castle Rock Coffee & Candy. For something a little more historic, try the Historic Gifford Homestead and Store or Prehistoric Artwear.
  • Torrey can take care of your hunger needs as well with Austin’s Chuckwagon Deli, the Broken Spur Steakhouse, Cafe Diablo, Chimney Rock Restaurant, La Cueva Restaurante Mexicano, as well as Rim Rock Patio for fine dining.
  • Take your adventures through Torrey with services provided from Capitol Reef Four Wheel Drive Self Guided Tours, or Hondoo Rivers & Trails. Other adventures include hikes such as Cassidy Arch, Capitol Gorge, Cohab Canyon, and the Golden Throne Trail.
  • Expand your mind by visiting the Capitol Reef National History Association, the Entrada Institute, Gallery 24, or the Torrey Gallery.

Grover Utah landscape


Grover houses an extension of Utah's Hale Center Theater with the Hale Summer Theater. Located about 30 minutes from Road Creek Inn, you can enjoy live performances during the summer.

Fruita Utah landscape


  • Close to Torrey and 36 minutes from Road Creek Inn, Fruita is a place of many hiking adventures. Trails include the Hickman Bridge, Goosenecks Overview, Frying Pan Trail, Sunset Point Trail, Chimney Rock Trail, Fremont Gorge Overlook Trail, Navajo Knobs Trail, Rim Overlook Trail, Grand Wash Trail, and Old Wagon Trail.
  • A unique feature of Fruita to also explore is the old historic schoolhouse.

Area Attractions

Anasazi State
Park Museum

(1 h 10 min from
Road Creek Inn)


(30 min from
Road Creek Inn)

Bryce Canyon
National Park

(1 h 44 min from
Road Creek Inn)

Capitol Reef
National Park

(26 min from
Road Creek Inn)

National Forest

(25 min from
Road Creek Inn)

Fremont Indian
State Park

(1 h 13 min
from Road Creek Inn)

Goblin Valley
State Park

(2 h from
Road Creek Inn)

Grand Staircase-
Escalante National

(1 h 17 min from
Road Creek Inn)