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Phone Number: 435-826-5499
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This massive national monument holds endless sights within thousands of...

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Coyote buttes north was unreal

We were so lucky to have won the walk in lottery for the wave tickets and couldn't have had a better hike and weather! If you can apply early online for the lottery- do it. Or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Anna H
Copley, Ohio

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Copley, Ohio
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so lucky to have won the walk in lottery for the wave tickets and couldn't have had a better hike and weather! If you can apply early online for the lottery- do it. Or test your luck with the day prior walk in lottery. We even found the dinosaur tracks with guidance from the volunteer Ken! This will... More 

Thank Anna H
St. Louis
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56 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This part of the United States is so incredible and there is nothing else like it in the world. I have been here over 5 times and am always amazed and always find something new to do in the area.

Thank STLDixie
Colorado USA
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129 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice drive by with peak foliage and late day sun. So much natural beauty in the hundreds of canyons in this awesome area. No fee to get in also.

Thank rtfax
Dubuque, Iowa
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288 reviews
163 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

When your daughter tells you about a road with drop offs on both sides going down hundreds of feet, she must be describing Highway 12 between Capitol Reef and Bryce. This area could be a vacation spot by itself with the golden aspens in the fall, occasional deer, and vistas you just can't imagine until you get there. Picture sites... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

We visited Grand Staircase-Escalante driving through the magnificent Route 12. We were advised that we would stop every now and then in this road as there are many natural wonders. And in fact, the landscape changes so much between Bryce and Escalante that it is incredible that they are side by side. I would recommend to stay around Route 12... More 

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Napa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This place is so little known, but really rivals most of its neighbors. The proliferation of slot canyons is out of control. We spent 2days here and did 5 slot canyons. Beware though. Rain can trap you. We drove south out of the monument and almost got stuck in the shale after a flash downpour.

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The Grand Staircase starts off in the Grand Canyon and then walks it way north ward for hundreds of miles. To see the near completion of it's journey drive Utah highway route 12. To see the interior of the park you have to plan ahead and get out of your car and get a little dusty. You will need water... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This countryside has some vast places and you have to drive 30 minutes to find out why President Clinton made this one a national landmark. You come around a corner and the land falls away to these cream and crimson stonescapes.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This 114 mile drive along sandstone plateaus and cliffs is breathtaking and beautiful. Imagine 1.9 million acres of untouched natural beauty. No viewpoints or turn offs since every mile is a view!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Get on Utah State Route 12 and drive. It is an All-American Highway for very good reason. It goes right through this National Monument and I warn you to carry some lotion because your neck is going to hurt from looking up so much with so much utter disbelief at what you are seeing. And at how gorgeous it is.

1 Thank Bob M

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