Mount Nebo Scenic Byway or Nebo Loop is a picturesque road in the Uinta National Forest, in Utah that links Payson and Nephi. With the considerable elevation of 2,850 m (9,353 ft) at the Monument trailhead, the road winds up to the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest offering stunning views of Utah Valley and prominent 3,636-m (11,928-ft) Mt Nebo, the tallest peak in the Wasatch Range. The road is closed for traffic during winter due to snow, usually from late November till late May. Mount Nebo Scenic Byway typically is open by Memorial Day, weather permitting.
Mount Nebo Scenic Byway is a two-lane paved road starting in a narrow canyon, following a mountain stream and climbing through the Wasatch Range to Mt Nebo. The drive features wildflowers on middle and high elevations in summer. There are several campgrounds and many hiking opportunities. Trailheads and scenic outlooks are abundant along the byway. In particular, the road leads to Mount Nebo Wilderness Area.
The amazing autumn foliage of the Uinta National Forest makes this road one of the most popular in the state during fall. There are horseback riding areas and the Devil's Kitchen Geologic Interest site. Also, visitors can stop by the Payson Lakes Recreation Area, with paved hiking trails, picnic areas, camping, and great fishing. The 61-km(38-mi) byway can be completed in 90 min.