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Address: UT
Phone Number: 435-826-5499
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8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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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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Beautiful!

The drive on highway 12 is amazing! There are so many scenic overlooks and views....have a full tank of gas as there are only a few towns along the way. Many, many trail heads... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Cherie P
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Pahrump, Nevada, United States

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The drive on highway 12 is amazing! There are so many scenic overlooks and views....have a full tank of gas as there are only a few towns along the way. Many, many trail heads to hikes!

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Sedona, Arizona
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39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We hiked one of the Escalante canyons, all the way to the refreshing waterfalls. Make sure to take lots of water for this hike. We were OK and prepared, but saw some folks complaining of the heat and how far it was. I am a triathlon and endurance athlete, so please stay on the safe side while in there. At... More 

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West Valley City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

AFter hiking Willis Creek, we drove the scenic loop and just enjoyed the immensity of this place and the beauty it had to offer. It was really a great outing.

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Galveston, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Drove thru Grand Escalante National Monument on our way to Salt Lake City on scenic byway 12. It was a nice drive, very scenic but make sure you fill up on gas as it can be a desolate drive.

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This place is amazing. Beautiful rock formations,very quite, hiking, picnic......you name it. If you love the outdoors and want to be away from crowds, then look no further....this is you place.

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Titusville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We drove the Route 12 By-pass through the Grand staircase Escalante National Park from Bryce to Boulder and back and these mountains are beautiful. More color than you can imagine. There are all kinds of viewpoints and you need to take your time to enjoy each one. For those who plan to enter the park and view those viewpoints, the... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We drove on scenic Route 12 from Bryce National Park up to Capitol Reef National Park and it was absolutely spectacular! So many vibrant colors and unique land formations to view. I had seen the Grand Staircase on the map for many years and never made it a travel priority as wasn't sure what to expect. If you enjoy driving... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Travel route 12 from Bryce to Capitol Reef National Park and you will be on one of the country's most beautiful roads. Right up there with the coastal highway in CA. Just amazing. And not all that crowded. It was jaw dropping - the red rock and the formations. Don't miss it if you are in this area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Warnings: This is not a walk in the park. Travel with someone familiar with the area or have some knowledge of wilderness navigation, use of a map and compass. In many areas, the trails are not well marked. Some basic knowledge of free rock climbing is essential to exit at the western end. A GPS is helpful but reception can... More 

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Eagle Mountain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The hike to and from in the sand is not my cup of tea, but the rest was fantastic! We (6 men ages 35->52) started at 40 mile ridge road trail head, walked to crack in the wall (most of which is in the sand). We dropped our packs through the 1st crack then lowered about 50ft over the cliff.... More 

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Address: 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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