Calf Creek Falls

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 desert. Named for its use as a natural pen for calves back in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, the creek remained relatively unknown as a tourist destination until the formation of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, under the Clinton administration. Walking between mineral-streaked cliffs of Navajo Sandstone, hikers pass beaver ponds and pre-historic rock art sites en route to the paradisiacal pools.




Trail Info

Lower Calf Creek Falls

Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 5.84 miles
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Upper Calf Creek Falls

Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 2.2 miles
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