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84 mi 136 km of trail 7 Runs

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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

Runs 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 • Loop • 403 ft Ascent 122.98 m Ascent

(32) Escalante, UT
Favorite This was an epic start to a trail! We also saw a number of Air Force jets (Including a blackbird!) fly past at we entered the canyon. Note: if you follow the trail north, way finding gets a little tricky. if you get to steep smooth rock, turn around.
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 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 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 Escalante Canyons - 17

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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
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Difficult
8.6 mi 13.9 km Escalante, UT
6.5 mi 10.5 km #3Wolverine Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
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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
5.9 mi 9.4 km #6Hurricane Wash
Intermediate
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Intermediate
5.9 mi 9.4 km Escalante, UT
2.6 mi 4.2 km #7Zebra Slot Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Escalante, UT
10.6 mi 17.1 km #8The Gulch
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
10.6 mi 17.1 km Escalante, UT
5.3 mi 8.6 km #9Phipps Wash Route
Intermediate/Difficult
Escalante, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
5.3 mi 8.6 km Escalante, UT
0.8 mi 1.3 km #10Mamie Creek Natural Bridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Escalante, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
0.8 mi 1.3 km Escalante, UT
2.0 mi 3.2 km #11Phipps Wash Alternate Route
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Escalante, UT
6.7 mi 10.8 km #12Escalante 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 #13Horse Canyon Road
Easy/Intermediate
Escalante, UT
Easy/Intermediate
12.7 mi 20.4 km Escalante, UT
7.0 mi 11.3 km #14Escalante 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 #15Wolverine Canyon Route
Difficult
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Difficult
3.6 mi 5.9 km Escalante, UT
0.1 mi 0.2 km #16Long Canyon Slot
Easy
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Easy
0.1 mi 0.2 km Escalante, UT
1.3 mi 2.0 km #17Lamanite Arch Connector
Difficult
Escalante, UT
Difficult
1.3 mi 2.0 km Escalante, UT

Photos of Escalante Canyons - 173

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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
The colors in Peek-a-boo Gulch are truly breathtaking.
Jun 11, 2017 near Escalante, UT
Spooky vertical panorama
Mar 23, 2015 near Loa, UT

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