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Recreation

Garfield County is home to both Dixie National Forest and the Escalante Grand Staircase monument.

The landscape is filled with classic western adventure for those wishing to stay on, or off, the beaten path.

 

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Hiking

For more ideas, please visit the visitor centers along Byway 12 in Escalante or Cannonville.

 

Grand Parade Trail

 

This 1.5-mile hike is located along the valley floor of Kodachrome Basin State Park.

 

Willis Creek Slot Canyon

 

A four-mile round trip hike through incredible slot canyons and small waterfalls.

Escalante Petrified Forest

 

Choose from a number of hiking trails for a view of large formations of petrified wood and dinosaur fossils.

 

 
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Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument


Remote wilderness and unique wildlife.

Devil’s Garden


Colorful formations juxtaposed with beautiful blue skies.

Willis Creek Slot Canyon
 

Incredible slot canyons and small waterfalls.

 

Calf Creek Falls
 

An 88-foot cascading waterfall.

 

Scenic Drives
Scenic Drives
 

Scenic Byway 12
 

Also known as All American Byway 12, this drive spans more than 120 miles through diverse and ruggedly beautiful landscapes. This road runs through Red Canyon State Park providing beautiful views and picture-perfect opportunities.

 

Scenic Byway 143
 

This drive is a 55 mile course between Panguitch and Parowan, Utah. It is also called Utah’s Patchwork Parkway, describing the historical story of pioneers walking on quilts as they crossed to Parowan.

 

Scenic Highway 89
 

Scenic Highway 89 is part of the Utah Heritage Highway 89. The road passes through the western section of the area and connects travelers from Zion National Park to the north rim of the Grand Canyon.

 

Scenic Byway 12
 

Also known as All American Byway 12, this drive spans more than 120 miles through diverse and ruggedly beautiful landscapes. This road runs through Red Canyon State Park providing beautiful views and picture-perfect opportunities.

 

Scenic Byway 143
 

This drive is a 55 mile course between Panguitch and Parowan, Utah. It is also called Utah’s Patchwork Parkway, describing the historical story of pioneers walking on quilts as they crossed to Parowan.

 

Scenic Highway 89
 

Scenic Highway 89 is part of the Utah Heritage Highway 89. The road passes through the western section of the area and connects travelers from Zion National Park to the north rim of the Grand Canyon.

 

Scenic Byways

Be sure to check at the visitor’s center for road conditions, especially during bad weather.

 

Burr Trail Road
 

A 66-mile scenic backway winding through the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Capitol Reef National Park and the Glen Canyon

National Recreation Area.

 

Posey Lake / Pine Creek Scenic Backway
 

A single lane dirt and gravel road through the Dixie National Forest, where access to hiking, fishing, hunting and mountain biking are abundant along the way. Begins in Escalante.

Hole-in-the-Rock Scenic Backway
Four-wheel drive is recommended for this trail. A 56-mile distance with access to Devil’s Garden, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and several hiking trailheads.

 

Hell’s Backbone Road
A dramatic loop connecting Escalante with Byway 12. This road is 44 miles and high clearance vehicles are recommended.

 

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