Learn about Brian Head, Utah. Below you can find community information, including vital statistics, information on local schools as well as resources for finding real estate listings and homes for sale in Brian Head.

Brian Head Utah

Brian Head was originally known as Monument Peak and was used by early surveyors and expedition leaders as a point of reference. One story claims that the famous explorer John Wesley Powell saw the peak above all the other mountains and named it after an official in the Geographical Survey Office by the name of Bryan. Another story claims that the residents of Parowan changed the name in 1890 to Bryan Head in honor of the American politician, William Jennings Bryan.

Brian Head Utah Map

Brian Head resides in Scenic Southwestern Utah, located less than 3 hours from Las Vegas and 8 hours from Southern California. Brian Head is closer than any other Utah resort and is Utah’s highest resort with a base elevation of 9,600 feet and a peak elevation of 11,307 feet.

Living in the resort town of Brian Head is quite the adventure. Brian Head offers the following recreational activities.

  • Scenic Drives
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Cedar Breaks National Park
  • Zion National Park
  • Bryce Canyon National Park
  • Escalante – Grand Staircase National Park
  • Grand Canyon National Park
  • Great Basin National Park
  • Lake Powell Recreation Area
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Scenic Chair Lift Rides
  • Tours
  • Snowmobiling
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Tubing
  • Terrain Park
  • Spa
  • Utah Shakespearean Festival
  • Camping

For more information on Brian Head visit http://www.brianheadtown.utah.gov/.