THE COCKSCOMB WILDERNESS STUDY AREA
Tilted Navajo and Entrada Sandstones of the Cockscomb offer unusual and colorful erosional features creating scenic vistas of this WSA for travelers along Highway 89 on the southern edge of Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument.
The Cockscomb is accessible via State Route 89, approximately 40 miles east of Kanab, Utah. Cottonwood Canyon Road (400) provides access to the eastern portion of the WSA.
Visitors should come prepared for backcountry conditions and adequately prepare for their trip. Knowledge of weather, terrain, and physical conditions can help ensure safety.