There are many fun activities to do in Marysvale Utah near the Paiute Trail.

Fun activities include ATV trail riding, biking, hiking, fishing, rafting, river tubing, rappeling, horse back riding, wild animal viewing, bird watching, photography, wildflowers, Native American historical sites, ghost towns, gold panning, Bryce Canyon, Zion National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, Shakespearean Festival, GPS exploring, water skiing, swimming and rock hounding.

The world-famous  Paiute ATV Trail, and Fremont Trail, Great American Trail and other trails can be accessed directly from the retreat without trailering your machines  (The Great American trail system and others are overnighters). There are also plenty of remote areas that can be accessed by high clearance automobiles.  You can rent ATVs and UTVs nearby.

Marysvale is near the National Forests and high Tushar Mountains  which offer great hiking, biking, fishing, mountaineering, photography, sight-seeing, animal watching, bird-watching, and wildflower opportunities. The Escalante loop can be accessed from the cabin as a day trip for great canyoneering and sightseeing.

Marysvale is near more National Parks in this part of Utah than any place else in the world. There are also many little-known areas that probably should be national parks.  Zion’s Park, Bryce Canyon, Cedar Breaks, Capitol Reef, Lake Powell, and Grand Canyon are the best known areas.

When the ladies lose enthusiasm for ATV riding, they can go shopping. Ana also has her art and jewelry in several gifts stores in the area. There is are three great gift stores in Marysvale: Piute Crafts, The Trading Post, and a great little affordable antique store called the Wooden Nickel.

There are many historic sites nearby. The Fremont and Anasazi culture museums with their rock art are interesting day trips from the retreat. There is also many historic mining sites and ghost towns relating to the Spanish Trail and Gold Rush days of the Marysvale area. There are gold panning opportunities in some of these areas for those with the desire and know-how.

There are fishing opportunities nearby with beautiful stream pools nearby that hold great native Cutthroat, Brown, and Rainbow Trout.  We are sure you will be successful if you fish where we tell you and use the methods we recommend. Also visit other fishing lakes, stream, or rivers of the region including Fish Lake, Manning Meadow Lake, Barney, Paiute Lake, Panguitch Lake,  Sevier River, Antimony Creek, Fremont River, Otter Creek reservoir, Beaver Mountain Lakes, Lake Powell behind the famous Glen Canyon Dam. There is a variety of trout and some bass in these waters.

The cabin is near a great paved bicycle trail in scenic Marysvale Canyon that follows the Sevier River near Big Rock Candy Mountain.  Mountain bikes can also be used to access many mountain trails.

Raft the whitewater on the Sevier River through beautiful Marysvale Canyon with experienced guides that know how to handle the rafts and the rapids. More calm tubing of the slower waters of the Sevier river is available for the less adventurous as well. 

Visit Native American historical sites including the Fremont Indian Museum, Boulder Anasazi Museum, Edge of the Cedars Museum plus other little known sites.

Visit Mormon and Americana historical sites including Cove Fort, St. George and Manti temples, Mountain Meadows Massacre site, Jacob Hamblin’s home, Lonely Dell, Lee’s Ferry, polygamous Colorado City, historic pioneer homes in Panquitch plus many more possibilities.

Visit prime bird-watching sites including  Fish Lake, Antimony Creek area, Tushar alpine mountain area, Canyonlands high desert areas, lower Mojave desert areas, Zion’s Park, the waterfowl areas near Delta, plus many more.  There are some 350 bird species in Utah.

Ride Horses through the Tushar Mountains or Bryce Canyon.

Snowshoe or cross-country ski  the Bryce Canyon or the high Tushar Mountains near your winter cabin. Also see winter ATVing videos near Marysvale.

Visit Big Rock Candy Mountain site which is famous for its beautiful mountain. This site was made famous by the country blue-grass song that bears its name.

Visit beautiful mountain or desert wildflowers in bloom during the summer months as well as the oldest living organisms on the planet; the gnarled Bristlecone pines.

Visit the animal watching areas for photographic opportunities for rocky mountain goats, trophy elk and deer, bear, mountain lions, desert bighorns, etc.

Visit the rodeos, fiddlers contests, parades, and horse races in the small towns of southern and central Utah.

Bring your own equipment and try rappelling off from Bullion Canyon Falls. See our video page for this.

Visit legal gem and fossil collecting sites to collect apache teardrops, petrified wood, snowflake obsidian, banded opal, crystalline geodes, or famous Utah red agate Also visit some excellent rock and gem stores that carry unique rock and gem souvenirs of the southwest.

Day trip out to the historic sites where many famous western classic movies were filmed.

We usually have exceptionally clear and dark nights at the cabin for astronomy viewing.

See the geologically awesome Tushar caldera that blew up thousands of years ago and the ancient lake it created high in the Tushar mountains.


Visit the world-famous Shakespearean Festival in nearby Cedar City .


Find many points of interest with your GPS using one of our free GPS information maps.


Participate in the Marysvale UTV jamboree in mid-August or the Richfield Rocky Mountain ATV jamboree in mid-September.


Have a beach party at Piute Reservoir complete with swimming, windsurfing, sailboating or skiing.


Just sit by the cool gurgling Bullion Creek and read while the native birds sing.


Play horseshoes with your friends.


Relax in the shady playground while the kids play in the sandbox or swing/slide apparatus.


Tube the slower parts of the Sevier River for a relaxing ride.


Summer mountain biking using the Brian Head Ski resort lift is just a daytrip away.


In winter, Brian Head Ski Resort is a day trip away.


Ask us about your specific interests  and the many opportunities and mysteries available to explore in southern Utah.




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Trophy buck on Barney lake loop.

Watching mountain goats from Bullion Canyon—cottonwood ATV loop

Fly-fishing guest

Guests at  Casto Canyon Loop

View of antique wagon and Tushars from west door

Creek foot bridge by cabin

Skiing, fishing, and sunning at nearby Piute lake beach

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To contact us to rent a scenic family cabin or RV Lot near the Paiute Trail and Marysvale Utah:


Bullion Creekside Retreat, LLC.

 PO Box 314, 3305  Bullion Canyon Rd., Marysvale, UT 84750


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If no answer call Ana’s cell:

 801 254 1740


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Recap of advantages of renting a cabin at Bullion Creekside Retreat …


->  Large, newer cabin new quality furniture, western décor and all the amenities on 8 private acres. No crowds to deal with at this retreat.


->  Private and secluded away from town up the canyon yet conveniently close to get supplies or eat out. It is situated in a beautiful mid-elevation riparian habitat of ponderosa pines, cottonwoods and meadows with fantastic open views of the mountains to East and the West.  The Fish Lake National Forest is nearby.


->  Many wild animals right around the cabin including chipmunks, squirrels, hummingbirds, native songbirds, trout, mule deer, wild turkeys, and feral peacocks.


->  Beautiful wildflower rock gardens.


->  Complete playground with tether-ball, horseshoes, beautiful creek, meadows, and secluded meadows.  Kids can ride bicycles on our  private loop road without worry.


->  You can hear the creek from the window and there is no highway noise


->  It is only a few yards from the Bullion Creekside Retreat gate to the main trail to Bullion Canyon Falls and direct access to the Paiute ATV Trail and all its spur trails that you can ride to without trailering.  In 4 minutes on your ATV you can be in the prime riding trails west of Marysvale in Bullion Canyon of Gold.


->  The outdoor eating area is large enough to congregate your friends for a barbeque, etc.


->  Two large view decks with afternoon and morning shade. Tremendous views of the Tushars to the West and Monroe Mountains to the East.


->  Knowledgeable, friendly outdoors-loving hosts that live on-site that regularly ride all the trails in the area  who will  treat you like visiting friends. We can advise on all your outdoor activities, including trail knowledge and fishing.


->  Internet access available via wireless network or via our computer in our office.


->  Free equipment to loan for local excursions. This includes day packs, full-size backpacks, fishing poles, and snowshoes.


->  Two Smart TVs and a DVD player in the cabin


->  Many locations around the valley have poor or no cell phone reception, however from our elevated mountain view, most cell phones get 2 or 3 bars from our cabin deck .


->  No highway 89 truck noise to keep you awake at night !


Day trip distance to Canyon Country

Our GPS coordinates are:  38° 25.920'N ,112° 16.071'W

Fawns on the playground at Bullion Creekside Retreat near Marysvale Utah

Ana playing horseshoes with guests—they were having so much fun that they played until after dark.

Fawns on the playground lawn at Bullion Creekside Retreat

Fawns on retreat playground

   Note from guest Stephanie Caine and party from Texas:

First of all we want to thank you for your hospitality. Your place is beautiful and both of you are wonderful people. We came to Utah for the first time this year and will definitely be back—to stay with you. Excellent accommodations and wonderful recommendations for trail riding. We ride every year in Colorado and we were all challenged this trip on the Paiute Trail. We all smile the whole way. I am an internet junkie and will give you an awesome review on Trip Advisor. Great meeting you both ! Keep up the good work ! Your place is awesome ! Thank you again from San Angelo, Texas.

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