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Address: UT
Phone Number: 435-826-5499
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Camping, Rock climbing, Hiking
Description: This massive national monument holds endless sights within thousands of...
This massive national monument holds endless sights within thousands of acres.
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Drive to Escalante through the Grand Staircase.

Take a drive to from Boulder City UT to Escalante UT through the Grand Staircase, well worth the time. Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful! In the Town of Escalante pretty good food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Huntington Utah

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Huntington Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Take a drive to from Boulder City UT to Escalante UT through the Grand Staircase, well worth the time. Beautiful Beautiful Beautiful! In the Town of Escalante pretty good food for a small town! A town that time forgot! Fun little town to see! You can also stop by the Petrified Forest and the pretty lake there for lunch! Fees... More 

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Lakeview, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Trying to find this place in the dark is one thing, and you would think the experience in the daylight would be much better, however, there is not much of an improvement. Beautiful drive however, you get to see some incredible scenery, but if you are looking for trail heads the roads are marked as well as you would think... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This area is the most unusual place I have ever been and I mean that in a good way, a very good way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

If you do nothing else while in southern Utah you have to drive the million dollar highway between Escalante and Boulder. I wouldn't want to do it in anything larger than a class C motor home. It can get a bit hairy if you are scared of heights but the view can't be beat. The road surface is real good... More 

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Bellevur
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Our experience in GSENM filled most of one day. I'm sure you could spend many more there. We stopped first at the Escalante Petrified Forest State Park. You hike to the top of the plateau to see some of the largest natural collections of petrified wood. In one area you notice large pieces scattered about and then as you look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We traveled hwy. 12 for west to east and I'm so very glad we took this scenic drive. It is absolutely spectacular. Scenic beauty the entire route. A not to be missed area.

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Highland, UT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The Grand Staircase Monument is huge, with not many roads, but we went through it, coming out of Kodachrome Basin and on our way to Escalante. We were amazed! We had never driven this road before! The scenery was Awesome! The driving is not fast, because of grades and turns, but going slow was good, because we could take it... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

If you have a few hours to spend and want to see something really unusual go to Kanab, Utah visitor’s center and ask about “The Toadstools”. The man at the center has lived in the area all his life and he said I would really enjoy seeing this unusual landscape. From Kanab, the trail is east bound on Highway 89,... More 

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Layton, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Now I know why this area is known as the Grand Staircase area. When you look at the pictures I've included you too will understand. When planning your trip here be sure your gas tank is full, your water bottles are full and exposed skin is covered with sunscreen. You should be prepared to drive and be willing to take... More 

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hemet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Form Zion we took the canyons all the way Grand Staicase Escalante National Monument...very nice scenery

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Address: UT
Phone Number: 435-826-5499
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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