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Red Breaks Canyon is v good

A great detour off this road for 8 miles will take you to almost to Harris Wash (in a 2wd) from... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kevin P
via mobile
A Bumpy Dirt Road to High Adventure

The Hole in the Rock Road (HITR) is a long, rough, dusty dirt road that is about 60 miles long. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gleason L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A great detour off this road for 8 miles will take you to almost to Harris Wash (in a 2wd) from where you can do a 2 mile hike to the start of Red Breaks Canyon. This is a slot canyon that runs for several...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hole in the Rock Road (HITR) is a long, rough, dusty dirt road that is about 60 miles long. It starts off Hwy 12 east of Escalante, UT., and ends at an overlook of Lake Powell. There are numerous sites to see, exciting hikes...More

Thank Gleason L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had planned on doing this road in 2016 but it was raining the day we came into Escalante. So it was on our list in 2017. We rented a 4x4 from High Adventures in downtown Escalante and they set us straight! Their "advice"... 1....More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This road is not too be taken lightly. I would not take a car on it and was glad we had an SUV. There is one spot that is very thick sand, so approach with care! We were told that the last 5 miles of...More

Thank Chris L
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I read many reviews to make sure I knew what to expect in our way to Dry Fork. The road was much worse than what I had expected - it took us 2 hours (one way) to drive the 26 miles to Dry Fork Trailhead....More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Whenever we are in Escalante, we drive Hole-in-the-Rock road for, at least, a short distance. There are many places to stop and wander or even take longer hikes. Make sure you have a map. You can get one and lots of information about road conditions...More

1  Thank Caga3124
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This road is not for the faint of heart-a Jeep or off road vehicle is a Must. Saying that I'm thrilled I went it's a beautiful place

Thank Drydocsrancher
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Very long drive for very little reward. Last 10 miles took an hour in a 4x4 vehicle. We drove the entire length then drove back. Drive was not worth the resulting view. Would not recommend.

Thank xxSUZQxx
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Interesting drive but you must have an SUV. On the way back from the canyon, we ended up with a flat tire and had to change the in 109f temp.

Thank Jane V
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Had been planning this trip for a long time and finally went. Stayed at Bryce Canyon and drove to Escalante through some of the most beautiful land I have ever seen. Got to town and stayed on Highway 12 to the turn off. Well graded...More

Thank James H
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Kathleen P
30 June 2017|
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Response from Utah801ski | Reviewed this property |
We were there the third week of May and it snowed the first day at higher elevation and then 70s within a few days. youth never know what you'll get and 'too hot' is kind of subjective but likely not over 90 unless... More