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 Utah Travel Center State ParksEscalante


Description. Escalante State Park features colorful deposits of mineralized wood and dinosaur bones. The 130-acre Wide Hollow Reservoir on the park's boundary adds water recreation and fishing. OHV riding areas are closeby.

The park is located 1.5 miles from the quiet western town of Escalante off State Route 12. Facilities include a visitor center, 22-unit campground, modern rest rooms with showers, sanitary disposal station and interpretive trail.

Park Information

  • Acres - 1350
  • Elevation - 5,800 ft.
  • Park Open - All Year
  • Reservations Accepted - Year
  • Stay Limit - 14 Days
  • Total Units - 22
  • RV Trailer Sites - 21
  • Maximum RV Length - 50 ft.
  • Tent Sites - 21
  • Group Camping
  • Fees - call 800-322-3770

The park also includes picnicking, group pavilion, drinking water, modern rest rooms, showers, concession service and waste disposal.

Some of the activities include boating, fishing, swmming, hiking, and watchable wildlife with biking and off-highway vehicles nearby.

For updated information regarding facilities for the physically challenged, contact the park.

Camping Reservations.
Reservations may be made by calling Utah State Parks and Recreation, 322-3770 in the Salt Lake City calling area or toll-free 1-800-322-3770, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Individual campsite reservations may be made from three days to 16 weeks in advance of departure date. A $6 non-refundable reservation fee will be charged for each site reserved. A $10 non-refundable fee is charged for group sites and building rentals. An additional reservation fee will be charged for any changes to existing reservations. Visa, MasterCard and personal checks are accepted. A $5 fee is charged for an extra vehicle and is collected at the park.

Permits and Passes. The Single Park Permit is $40 and allows the cardholder and up to seven guests in the same private vehicle day-use entrance into Escalante State Park.  The permit is valid for the current calendar year.  The Five-Day Pass is $15 and allows day-use entrance to most Utah state parks for five consecutive days.

Escalante State Park
710 North Reservoir Road
Escalante, Utah 84726-0350
(435) 826-4466

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