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Escalante Interagency Visitor Center

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Great resource for hikers

We built a detailed backpacking itinerary for a 6-day trip to Grand Staircase-Escalante that was... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Kenneth A
Utah Trip

Stopped here while traveling along route 12. Bathrooms were clean. Good place to pick up a map... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
Mosslady53
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Huge area consisting of a maze of sandstone cliffs, canyons and plateaus.
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755 West Main Street, Escalante, UT 84726
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+1 435-826-5499
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

Great staff and resources. Maps and hiking books abound, as do informative signs and displays. One of the best we have seen in any national park.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

We built a detailed backpacking itinerary for a 6-day trip to Grand Staircase-Escalante that was upended by heavy rains. The rangers and staff at the visitor center helped us plot new routes so we were able to both pick routes unlikely to be affected by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

Stopped here while traveling along route 12. Bathrooms were clean. Good place to pick up a map and get info on the local area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Get your daily weather guidance from the locals at this visitor center. Staff is very knowledgeable and helpful with many topics regarding traveling the areas. Very friendly staff.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

If you need information on outdoor activities or road conditions this the place. The staff are very knowledgeable about the area. They also have movies, kids activities and clean bathrooms

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

This was a great first stop. Maps, guides and help to decide what your vacation should look like. Free water and facilities anytime, nice helpful people.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Please go here as your first action step on arriving in the area. These folks are deeply knowledgeable and very exceptionally helpful. For example, the Center sent me to Spencer Road, one not mentioned in the guide books but perfect for the sort of side...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

Lots of helpful information here - strongly recommended. Rangers are friendly and offer lots of good, free advice. Valuable information that helps you understand the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Excellent visitor center with friendly staff and great educational items for kids and adults. A must for anyone traveling or looking to travel into the GESNM with regards to current road conditions.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

We stopped at the huge Visitor Center for the Grand Staircase area in Escalante. It covers three parks: Glen Canyon, Grand Staircase and Dixie State Park. They also gave us information about the Petrified Forest. It was large, well-managed and informative.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Lisa G
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Response from chiefbluehawk | Reviewed this property |
There are guided tours. It may be a good idea. The signs around Zebra canyon are non existant. VERY easy to get lost. Do peek a boo canyon!!!!Have fun.
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