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Escalante Resource Area

Escalante, UT
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Great Stop to learn about the rocks and the area

Sometimes we bypass the various visitor centers because we're in a hurry to get somewhere but, more... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
abearfellow
nice place to stop before entering the town

They have bathrooms. The center has nice displays regarding the wildlife, and the terrain. When I... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
427BeatleBob
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Watsonville, California
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Huge area consisting of a maze of sandstone cliffs, canyons and plateaus.
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Sometimes we bypass the various visitor centers because we're in a hurry to get somewhere but, more and more, we're finding that BLM or other government visitor centers are the highest priority of where we should be going. This center has great exhibits - including...More

Thank abearfellow
Reviewed 10 May 2017

They have bathrooms. The center has nice displays regarding the wildlife, and the terrain. When I was there, two guys at the front desk fielding questions. So, I asked about the water conditions at Zebra. The first man did not know but the second one...More

Thank 427BeatleBob
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a 'must do'. Upon our arrival we stopped in as we had planned to hike Coyote Gulch as a 1 day activity and had heard a permit is required. The rangers discouraged us from doing Coyote Gulch as a 1 day activity due...More

Thank Trina110
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great history of the area, interactive displays, but it's all about the people who work there. They spent so much time with us. Obvious that they are passionate about where they live. Gave us fantastic recommendations about natural resources, roads to follow, and they led...More

Thank KMCBlood
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This appears to be a brand new interagency visitors center. Great place to collect information on the surrounding parks and national monuments. They have natural history displays, and an informative film to view. Friendly staff that can answer all you questions on attractions in the...More

Thank GilB867
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Having so much choices on walks, we stopped there to ask the ranger;s advice and they certainly delivered. we followed their advice on a lesser known walk and ended up in a wonderful part of the Escalante range with no other soul for 3 hours...More

Thank Mary200064
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great place to get maps and information about the Escalante National Monument (which is amazing). The best part for us was a free star-gazing talk given by one of the rangers on Sunday evening. He had several large telescopes, showed us Saturn (and its rings),...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Escalante Interagency Visitor Center is filled with information and exhibits about Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument. They also now have a fairly new dinosaur head (cast), named Utahceratops gettyi, that was recently discovered in GSENM. This center is small, but has a movie center that...More

Thank Caga3124
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Staff was super helpful and we learned a lot before driving through the Grand Staircase Escalante. It was a small center but with knowledgeable, welcoming staff who were proud of their National lands. There were interesting exhibits as well.

Thank alisonv11
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Once again we find ourselves taking scenic highways to parts unknown just to end up at a very good place. General parking was plentiful and the accessible slots were few. The parks department did a great job with this facility, which features exhibits from around...More

Thank Pieter W
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