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Address: Escalante, UT

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Better road then expected

We had no problem traveling this road with a 4 wheel drive SUV- the spur road is much more rugged but we made it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2016
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The road itself was wide and not in bad shape, however there were stretches going south off of Route 12 that were pretty washboard-ie, if you get my drift. For some reason it was MUCH worse on the back 0 maybe the washboards lean a certain way? We have a Toyota Sequoia which was built on a Tundra pickup frame... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The road itself was wide and not in bad shape, however there were stretches going south off of Route 12 that were pretty washboard-ie, if you get my drift. For some reason it was MUCH worse on the back 0 maybe the washboards lean a certain way? We have a Toyota Sequoia which was built on a Tundra pickup frame... More 

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Thank Lana A
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This road will take you to the Slot Canyons and the Devils Garden but you need an ATV or vehicle with a high suspension. Don't use your regular car as it will greatly shorten its life! Worth renting or hiring a guide, for sure.

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Providence Ri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We had no problem traveling this road with a 4 wheel drive SUV- the spur road is much more rugged but we made it.

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Thank kteich
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We went to hole in the rock road in our little car (toyota echo) and turned around after the peekaboo parking lot. Beautiful scenery. Would recommand if in a awd.

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Alexandria, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We took this road to the Dry Gulch turnoff for the slot canyons. This area is ran by the BLM, and is not highly advertised. The road in is 26 miles each way, and the last mile is pretty rough unless you have 4x4. To access the slot canyons, you hike down about 1.5 miles, and enter the slots. The... More 

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We turned back after 20 miles of the washboard road - just bouncing our truck to pieces. Would have loved to see the rest of the sights down the road, but not worth risking damage.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Unpaved road that starts of SR-12 right outside Escalante. We rented a midsize sedan so we were cautious and driving slow. If you have a high-clearance vehicle, it is an easy drive.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Take a day to travel and take your time to explore this road and all the hidden gems on the side roads. Be sure to go to the Visitor Center and get a map and directions first or you will get lost. There are dinosaur tracks, natural bridges, washes and slot canyons every where to explore! Be sure to take... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Took Tank our Jeep Wrangler out to view Devil's Garden and the Dinosaur track site about 13 miles down this road. Most if the time 2 wheel drive, but some long mud areas from afternoon T storms. Bunny, wash board in areas but most of the time have road to yourself. Will be heading out on it tomorrow for 26... More 

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