Escalante Slot Canyons

Hiking Overview

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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 Gulchslot canyons and Coyote Gulch.


Devils Garden
Escalante River


Calf Creek Falls
Fortymile Gulch
Golden Cathedral
Little Death Hollow
Peek-a-boo Gulch
Round Valley Draw
Spooky Gulch


Coyote Gulch
Death Hollow
Hole in the Rock

Best Hikes in Escalante

Calf Creek Falls, Lower

Calf Creek Falls is one of the most enchanting areas of the Grand Staircase-Escalante area, a verdant oasis amid tumbled stone monoliths. Learn More.

Devils Garden

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 Escalante.

Hole in the Rock

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. Learn More.

Spooky Gulch

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 Escalante. Learn More.

Coyote Gulch

Located in the vast Grand Staircase-Escalante desert, Coyote Gulch is a winding, semi-narrow canyon that snakes its way down through incredible red rock. Learn More.

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