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Escalante National Monument

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Address: 735 W Main, Escalante, UT 84726
Phone Number: 435-826-5499
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Hiking, Backpacking
Description: Miles of rugged desert landscape featuring The Grand Staircase, a cluster...
Miles of rugged desert landscape featuring The Grand Staircase, a cluster of sandstone cliffs.
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Most people do not know about this gem. This is a great outdoor adventurers find! So many canyons and slot canyons and formations to see. It is spread out over a bunch of miles... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Photographers will be tempted to pull over constantly to record the dramatic land formations and colors of the Staircase.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We drove through here on a long national parks trip. We didn't have a tremendous amount of time, but what we saw was excellent and inspiring, and we took dozens of pictures. The scenery is really beautiful, with lots of stop points and lookoffs. Don't miss this if you're cruising through southern Utah.

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

Most people do not know about this gem. This is a great outdoor adventurers find! So many canyons and slot canyons and formations to see. It is spread out over a bunch of miles, but you are in the middle of nowhere so you can drive fast and check out everything!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

So much to see here, its huge with the Staircases and everything. Do your research and take your time here.

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Cedar City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

You have to be willing to get off the beaten path to find some of the amazing gems that lie hidden there. Coyote Gulch is probably my favorite!

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We stumbled across Escalante, UT on our 4 day road trip to Moab, Horseshoe Bend, and the Grand Canyon. On our way back to CO via I-70 we figured we'd stop and explore Devil's Garden and Hole in Rock for some day hiking and check out the slot canyons. We went in October which was perfect. It was about 70... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Hiked one day jeeped the next for three weeks. This place has so much to see. Have been coming here for 5 years. We love exploring and looking for hidden graineries. And petroglyphs arches, slots petrified wood, moqui balls. Just park and walk up a dry river bed never know what you might see. Coyote Gulch is one of my... More 

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riceflan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

One of the most beautiful, spiritual, mesmerizing places I have ever been. Hiked and camped in this canyon for two weeks when I was in college with a group of friends. Changed my life. No one around for 100 miles. Formations so magnificent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Wow! We rode our bikes from Escalante to Capitol Reef and it is possibly one of the most scenic and beautiful byways in Utah. First you start off heading up then down a curvy road into the river bed area of Escalante, then climb back up from the river through some great canyons on to the Devils Backbone road, which... More 

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Fairfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a treasure, full of canyons, views, colors, and terrain that is simply stunning. Drive through it, hike it, stay in it--just be sure to see as much as you possibly can. It is amazing. The visitors center in Cannonville (one of three in the area for the monument) has a lot of good information and advice.

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Additional Information about Escalante National Monument

Address: 735 W Main, Escalante, UT 84726
Phone Number: 435-826-5499
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Escalante
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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