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Escalante Travel Guide: 22 reviews and 64 photos
Escalante is like many other towns in Utah. Relatively small and off the main road. What makes this town wonderful is it's location at the hub of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. From here, there is the Boulder Mountain road north to Torrey. "Hole in the Rock" historic road south to Glen Canyon. The Burr Trail Road to the Waterpocket fold of Capitol Reef National Park. Anasazi State Park . Calf Creek Recreation Area, and the length of the Escalante River .
Utah 12 has been designaged Scenic Byway 12 for the unique views and countryside through which it traverses. Don't take my word, go and see for yourself. You'll be amazed. For more to see, visit my Utah page.
- Pros:The variety of outdoor activities is astounding
- Cons:It's on the edge of nowhere
- In a nutshell:The trip is worth the price in scenery alone.
You can hike the entire Escalante River from town to the Colorado River (Lake Powell). Jim did. He planned for 2... more travel advice
At one time, it literally was a beaten path. I've heard that most of it is now paved. The stories of the trip are legend... more travel advice
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