- The list below includes 19 free or cheap things to do in or near Escalante, Utah, including 13 different types of inexpensive activities like Canyon, National & State Parks, Monuments and Scenic Drives.
- From Calf Creek to Peekaboo Gulch, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Escalante and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boulder.
Featuring the canyons of the Escalante River, Utahcanyons offers single day tours that takes visitors on trails through the region. The guides take visitors through different canyon slots and sandstone formations for photo opportunities.
Visitors can enjoy unique natural scenery and a variety of hiking opportunities at the Escalante Resource Area. The area consists of canyons, plateaus, a maze of sandstone cliffs, and elevation that ranges from 11,000 to 3,700 feet.
The terraces of the Grand Staircase at the Escalante National Monument show over 200 million years of geological development, while the plateau contains the most continuous record of Late Cretaceous terrestrial life in the world. Meanwhile, the canyon shows the effect of water in shaping the landscape.