Escalante River - Hike and Horseback near Escalante, Utah
Escalante River Trailhead, Escalante, UT 84726, USA,Escalante,Utah
37.7713728, -111.5793341
1.2 miles E of Escalante, Utah
Address: Escalante River Trailhead, Escalante, UT 84726, USA
GPS: 37°46'16.9"N 111°34'45.6"W
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State: Utah
Trails/Routes: 12.1 mi

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  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors


From Escalante, Utah

  1. Head east on W Main St toward S Center St (0.4 mi)
  2. Turn left onto E Main St (358 ft)
  3. Turn left onto N 300 E (0.2 mi)
  4. Turn right onto 190 N St (0.4 mi)
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3/14/17 11:40 am 6/16/16
We went in June 2016. There was the perfect amount of just warm enough water in the river running through the canyon. It was cold enough to filter and drink and warm enough to walk through comfortably. We took 3 days to do the 15 miles. The first night we went about 2 miles and stayed at the amphitheater that was amazing, with pictographs and amazing stars. About 2 or 3 miles from the end, on day 3, we can across 3 natural arches. they were way neat. Along the way we saw ancient grainaries high in the cliffs. The canyons w