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105 mi 169 km of trail 11 Featured Runs

Gems 5 Gems Easy Trails 15 Trails Intermediate Trails 17 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails
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Gems in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument - 5

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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 Grosvenor Arch is spectacular when viewed from below.

Grosvenor Arch

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

Lamanite Arch

(1) Escalante, UT

Featured Runs in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument - 11

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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 • Loop • 403 ft Ascent 122.98 m Ascent

(32) Escalante, UT
Favorite Jacob Hamblin Arch is just stunning.
Intermediate

Coyote Gulch via Red Well

28.4 mi 45.7 km • Out and Back • 1,633 ft Ascent 497.59 m Ascent

(16) Escalante, UT
Favorite The descent into Death Hollow is steep and surely not for the fainthearted.
Intermediate/Difficult

Boulder Mail Trail

15.6 mi 25.1 km • Point to Point • 2,301 ft Ascent 701.32 m Ascent

(8) Escalante, UT
Favorite The descent into Death Hollow is steep and surely not for the fainthearted.
Intermediate/Difficult

Boulder to Highway 12 via Lower Death Hollow

20.0 mi 32.2 km • Point to Point • 1,477 ft Ascent 450.33 m Ascent

(6) Escalante, UT
Favorite Along the old ranch road across the plateau
Easy/Intermediate

Sheep Creek - Paria River Loop

17.0 mi 27.4 km • Loop • 1,565 ft Ascent 476.97 m Ascent

(2) Panguitch, UT
Favorite One of many deep, narrow sections of the Bull Valley Gorge.
Intermediate

Bull Valley Gorge

4.4 mi 7.1 km • Loop • 334 ft Ascent 101.88 m Ascent

(1) Panguitch, UT
Favorite Stay right when you approach these rocks, the canyon to the left is a dead end
Intermediate

Little Death Hollow to Wolverine Canyon

17.9 mi 28.8 km • Point to Point • 2,564 ft Ascent 781.39 m Ascent

(3) Escalante, UT
Favorite Toadstool Hoodoos!
Easy

Toadstools Trail

1.3 mi 2.1 km • Loop • 81 ft Ascent 24.56 m Ascent

(7) Kanab, UT
Favorite This is Willis Creek at one of its narrowest points.
Easy/Intermediate

Willis Creek Out and Back

3.4 mi 5.5 km • Out and Back • 202 ft Ascent 61.65 m Ascent

(7) Panguitch, UT
Favorite Along Upper Boulder Creek, you're bound to see potholes filled with water after wet weather.
Intermediate/Difficult

Upper Boulder Creek

8.4 mi 13.6 km • Loop • 1,071 ft Ascent 326.49 m Ascent

(1) Escalante, UT
Favorite A sliver of a natural arch begins to form along the Escalante River.
Intermediate

Escalante River: Escalante Town to Highway 12 Bridge

14.6 mi 23.5 km • Point to Point • 1,334 ft Ascent 406.64 m Ascent

(2) Escalante, UT

Trails in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument - 23

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2.9 mi 4.7 km #1Lower Calf Creek Falls Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Escalante, UT 23 
8.6 mi 13.9 km #2Little Death Hollow Trail
Difficult
Escalante, UT
Difficult
8.6 mi 13.9 km Escalante, UT
6.5 mi 10.5 km #3Wolverine Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
6.5 mi 10.5 km Escalante, UT
1.0 mi 1.6 km #4Upper Calf Creek Falls
Intermediate/Difficult
Escalante, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Escalante, UT 10 
6.6 mi 10.7 km #5Lower Death Hollow
Intermediate/Difficult
Escalante, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
6.6 mi 10.7 km Escalante, UT
2.6 mi 4.2 km #6Zebra Slot Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Escalante, UT
4.4 mi 7.1 km #7Wahweep Hoodoos
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Escalante, UT
5.9 mi 9.4 km #8Hurricane Wash
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Intermediate
5.9 mi 9.4 km Escalante, UT
2.5 mi 4.1 km #9Willis Creek Narrows Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Panguitch, UT
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Panguitch, UT
10.6 mi 17.1 km #10The Gulch
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
10.6 mi 17.1 km Escalante, UT
1.0 mi 1.6 km #11Yellow Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Kanab, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
1.0 mi 1.6 km Kanab, UT
5.3 mi 8.6 km #12Phipps Wash Route
Intermediate/Difficult
Escalante, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
5.3 mi 8.6 km Escalante, UT
3.5 mi 5.7 km #13Cobra Arch
Intermediate
Kanab, UT
Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.7 km Kanab, UT
0.8 mi 1.3 km #14Mamie Creek Natural Bridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Escalante, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Escalante, UT
2.0 mi 3.2 km #15Phipps Wash Alternate Route
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Escalante, UT
6.7 mi 10.8 km #16Escalante River: Little Death Hollow to Highway 12
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Intermediate
6.7 mi 10.8 km Escalante, UT
12.7 mi 20.4 km #17Horse Canyon Road
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
12.7 mi 20.4 km Escalante, UT
7.0 mi 11.3 km #18Escalante River: Mamie Creek to Boulder Mail Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
7.0 mi 11.3 km Escalante, UT
3.6 mi 5.9 km #19Wolverine Canyon Route
Difficult
Escalante, UT
Difficult
3.6 mi 5.9 km Escalante, UT
0.1 mi 0.2 km #20Long Canyon Slot
Easy
Escalante, UT
Easy
0.1 mi 0.2 km Escalante, UT
1.3 mi 2.0 km #21Lamanite Arch Connector
Difficult
Escalante, UT
Difficult
1.3 mi 2.0 km Escalante, UT
3.0 mi 4.8 km #22Fence Canyon - Escalante River Confluence
Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Intermediate
3.0 mi 4.8 km Escalante, UT
6.1 mi 9.9 km #23Bull Valley Gorge Route
Intermediate/Difficult
Panguitch, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
6.1 mi 9.9 km Panguitch, UT

Photos of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument - 217

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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
An impressive hole in the canyon wall with a massive overhanging ledge along the Lower Calf Creek Falls Trail.
Jun 11, 2017 near Escalante, UT
The colors in Peek-a-boo Gulch are truly breathtaking.
Jun 11, 2017 near Escalante, UT

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