Grand Staircase-Escalante Hiking Trails

There is so much to see in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. You won't find a more scenic, rugged and remote place to hike. In the south-western section, The Paria River and its tributaries have carved out buttes, mesas and canyons including one of the worlds longest slot canyons, Buckskin Gulch. The Canyons of the Escalante, carved out by the Escalante River and its tributaries, offer some very popular hikes including Calf Creek Falls, the Peek-A-Boo and Spooky Gulch slot canyons and Coyote Gulch.

Calf Creek Falls, Lower Moderate
Calf Creek Falls is one of the most enchanting areas of the Grand Staircase-Escalante area, a verdant oasis amid the tumbled stone monoliths of the de...(more)

Calf Creek Falls, Upper Strenuous
Calf Creek Falls is one of the most enchanting areas of the Grand Staircase-Escalante area, a verdant oasis amid the tumbled stone monoliths of the de...(more)

Coyote Gulch Strenuous
Located in the vast Grand Staircase-Escalante desert, Coyote Gulch is a winding, semi-narrow canyon that snakes its way down through incredible red ro...(more)

Death Hollow Strenuous
Death Hollow is an amazingly scenic trek that stretches from just west of Boulder, Utah at the northern end of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National...(more)

Devils Garden Easy
The Devils Garden is located in the Grand Staircase-Escalante area, on the Hole-in-the-Rock Road, 12 miles south of Highway 12 and the town of Escalan...(more)

Escalante River (lower) Easy
Most hiking is along stream beds, many dry many with year-round pools of water (pot holes), which can be shallow or deep enough to require a swim to g...(more)

Escalante River (Upper) Easy
The Escalante River in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been described as the “crookedest river in the world”, and has awed humans...(more)

Fortymile Gulch Moderate
Off the Hole-in-the-Rock Road, 45 miles south of the town of Escalante and Highway 12, Fortymile Gulch offers an incredible peek into the canyon count...(more)

Golden Cathedral Moderate
The Golden Cathedral is a unique hiking destination within lower Neon Canyon in the Grand Staircase-Escalante area. The Cathedral is locates just over...(more)

Hole in the Rock Strenuous
The 55.5-mile long Hole-in-the-Rock Road begins on Highway 12, just southeast of the town of Escalante, and ends at the edge of a cliff overlooking La...(more)

Little Death Hollow Moderate
Little Death Hollow is an eight-mile canyon in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument that includes an awesome section of slot canyon. The tr...(more)

Peek-a-boo Gulch Moderate
Peek-a-boo Gulch is a short slot canyon in the Dry Fork area of the Grand Staircase- Escalante area, located on the Hole-in-the-Rock Road, 26 miles so...(more)

Round Valley Draw Moderate
Round Valley Draw is an awesome slot canyon hidden in the wilderness to the southeast of Cannonville and the Kodachrome Basin State Park, within the G...(more)

Spooky Gulch Moderate
Spooky Gulch is a short slot canyon hike in the Grand Staircase-Escalante area, located on the Hole-in-the-Rock Road, 26 miles south of the town of Es...(more)

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