- Our list of the best things to do in Escalante, Utah, features the top 23 nearby activities — including 17 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Escalante, UT has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Adventures, and Tours.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Escalante, UT , followed by 8 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boulder
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241 East 100 North, Torrey, UT 84775 MoreLess Info
Serious outdoor adventurers are able to arrange for guided excursions through Redrock Adventure Guides - Private Day Tours. They offer day hiking packages, backpack adventures, and canyon-based exploration within the Capitol Reef area.
Classic films are still shown at the Historic GEM Theatre which also maintains a movie museum that documents and displays the past film technologies used at the cinema. There is even an on-site Internet cafe for those who simply want to lounge.
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Trailhead Starts at End of Fish Hatchery Road, Big Water, UT 84741 MoreLess Info
Located at the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the Wahweap Hoodos are distinctive, possibly unique rock formations that resemble all manner of whimsical things, depending on viewers' interpretations. Some say they look like toadstools, ghosts, or monsters.
Recently featured on the Discovery Channel, Skylite Boat Rentals has become a prominent figure in the area for those wishing to spend time on the local waterways. They offer a very wide variety of powerboats and even several jet skis.
One of the most famous rock formations in the world is The Wave at Coyote Buttes. Permits are required to see the Wave, and a lottery system has been put into place to randomly draw an application for specific time periods on certain days.
The strange yet beautiful rock structures that are part of the Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos are part of the Wahweap Hoodoos Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Photography of the rocks shaped like giant toadstools and hiking through the general area are common.
Covering an 112,500-acre area, the Paria Canyon Wilderness Area is a popular and scenic location among tourists and local residents alike. Visitors spend time hiking, backpacking, or camping on the picturesque scenery surrounded by red rock formations and natural beauty.