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Peekaboo Gulch

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Address: Escalante River, Escalante, UT
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Description: The gulch is most famous because of the last 100 meters, before the...
The gulch is most famous because of the last 100 meters, before the junction with Dry Fork of Coyote Gulch - here the ravine cuts deeper into the sandstone, with a series of interlinked potholes, extravagant swirls and fins of rock, and several arches; these different openings and the many corners and crevices account for the curious name of this canyon.
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Was I just on Mars?

Southern Utah did not disappoint thats for sure. It was very hot but worth the effort. I definitely will return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Southern Utah did not disappoint thats for sure. It was very hot but worth the effort. I definitely will return.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

After a 26 mile drive down a very rough dirt road just to get to the trail head, my wife and 15 year old daughter hiked this primitive trail. The "loop" refers to the addition of Spooky Gulch slot canyon to the Peek-a-boo Canyon hike. It was an exhilarating experience. It is not a long hike as hikes go, about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Must do this. Worth the long drive on a very bumpy road. Tips: after you get to the bottom of the trail down the hill from trail head the canyon immediately to your left is dry gulch. Great slot canyon and easy to navigate. Great for small children or those not physically restrained. The next canyon down the wash on... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The drive to the canyons are pretty brutal along the 26 mile of dirt road, but don't let it put you off! Once you get to the trail its a nice walk to the mouth of the canyon and then it is so much fun walking/climbing through! Inside it really is spectacular and don't forget to take a camera!

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Del Mar, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Really great slot canyon, more easily accessible if you combine it with Spooky Gulch first and make a loop of it. Also include the Dry Wash since it is right there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Did this down-hill (started at the top), with a guide to help us (Shawn Miller of Escape Goats). There were a lot of pools of mud and water which made it tricky in places, even with gravity assistance. Not as easy as I was expecting and I hate to think how difficult it would have been to try and climb... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If you are in the area you have to stop by PeekAboo as well. There are so many holes in the canyon that you can place hide and go seek with. The slot canyon is a little more open than spooky and others in the area but again is so worth it. I forget which side we came in, but... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Climbing through these rock canyons made me push this 68 year old body to its limits.. Very exhilarating !!

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Cedar City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is one of my favorite slot canyons. Can be done as a 3ish mile loop with Spooky Gulch making for a spectacular introduction into what the Grand Staircase has to offer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Beautiful adventure. Not easy. The hike to get there was a lot more steep and strenuous than I'd heard. It took some tricky trail finding skills at times. There are a couple other slots near here and you'll know this one by it's 12-15 foot scramble to get in. Our 2 and 5 year olds did this with us. They... More 

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Address: Escalante River, Escalante, UT
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Escalante

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