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Gems in Escalante Canyons - 4

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gem Favorite Rocks in all shapes and sizes can be found throughout Devils Garden.

Devil's Garden

(5) Escalante, UT
gem Favorite Escalante Natural Bridge is shrouded in beautiful fall colors in the autumn.

Escalante Natural Bridge

(2) Escalante, UT
gem Favorite Exploring Mamie Creek Natural Bridge.

Mamie Creek Natural Bridge

(1) Escalante, UT
gem Favorite Lamanite Arch from afar.

Lamanite Arch

(1) Escalante, UT

Recommended Routes in Escalante Canyons - 7

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Favorite Short climb into Peek-A-Boo
Intermediate/Difficult

Peek-A-Boo & Spooky Slot Canyons

2.9 mi 4.6 km 403' Up 122.98 m Up 404' Down 123.07 m Down

Escalante, UT
Favorite Jacob Hamblin Arch is just stunning.
Intermediate/Difficult

Coyote Gulch via Red Well

28.4 mi 45.7 km 1,633' Up 497.59 m Up 1,632' Down 497.44 m Down

Escalante, UT
Favorite Where the creek becomes the trail.
Difficult

Boulder Mail Trail

15.6 mi 25.1 km 2,301' Up 701.32 m Up 3,265' Down 995.13 m Down

Escalante, UT
Favorite Where the creek becomes the trail.
Difficult

Boulder to Highway 12 via Lower Death Hollow

20.0 mi 32.2 km 1,477' Up 450.33 m Up 3,052' Down 930.1 m Down

Escalante, UT
Favorite Stay right when you approach these rocks, the canyon to the left is a dead end
Intermediate/Difficult

Little Death Hollow to Wolverine Canyon

17.9 mi 28.8 km 2,564' Up 781.39 m Up 2,449' Down 746.6 m Down

Escalante, UT
Favorite Along Upper Boulder Creek, you're bound to see potholes filled with water after wet weather.
Difficult

Upper Boulder Creek

8.4 mi 13.6 km 1,071' Up 326.49 m Up 1,055' Down 321.46 m Down

Escalante, UT
Favorite Steep canyon walls constrain your hiking along the Escalante River.
Intermediate

Escalante River: Escalante Town to Highway 12 Bridge

14.6 mi 23.5 km 1,334' Up 406.64 m Up 1,939' Down 590.9 m Down

Escalante, UT

Escalante Canyons Hiking

  • 192 Miles 309 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Gems Gems
  • 2 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 16 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 6 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Escalante Canyons - 17

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2.9 mi 4.7 km #1Lower Calf Creek Falls Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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6.5 mi 10.5 km #2Wolverine Creek Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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8.6 mi 13.9 km #3Little Death Hollow Trail
Difficult
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Difficult
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2.6 mi 4.2 km #4Zebra Slot Canyon Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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6.6 mi 10.7 km #5Lower Death Hollow
Difficult
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Difficult
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5.9 mi 9.4 km #6Hurricane Wash
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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1.0 mi 1.6 km #7Upper Calf Creek Falls
Intermediate/Difficult
Escalante, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
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10.6 mi 17.1 km #8The Gulch
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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0.8 mi 1.3 km #9Mamie Creek Natural Bridge Trail
Difficult
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Difficult
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2.0 mi 3.2 km #10Phipps Wash Alternate Route
Intermediate
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Intermediate
Escalante, UT

Photos of Escalante Canyons - 173

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Where the creek becomes the trail.
Apr 24, 2017 near Escalante, UT
Down the final stretch to Escalante.
Apr 24, 2017 near Escalante, UT
Short climb into Peek-A-Boo
Mar 23, 2015 near Loa, UT
Calf Creek Falls
Sep 6, 2016 near Escalante, UT
Beginning of Hurricane Wash Trail.
Jul 15, 2019 near Escalante, UT
The descent into Death Hollow is steep and surely not for the fainthearted.
Jun 10, 2017 near Escalante, UT
Lower Calf Creek Falls and its impressive colorful alcove.
Jun 11, 2017 near Escalante, UT
Small side canyons line the way.
Jun 11, 2017 near Escalante, UT