Hiking & Backpacking

Before you begin exploring this region, take time to read through our hiking & backpacking tips and general safety tips.  For more information, detailed maps, and current information on conditions, please contact the nearest visitor center.

Grand Staircase
RouteTypeRatingMiles (One-Way)
Cottonwood NarrowsDay HikeEasy1.5
Hackberry CanyonMulti-DayDifficult20.5
Lick WashDay HikeEasy4
Sheep CreekDay HikeEasy7
Willis CreekDay HikeModerate2
Escalante Canyons
RouteTypeRatingMiles (One-Way)
Cedar Wash ArchDay HikeEasy0.5 
Covered Wagon Natural BridgeDay HikeEasy0.5 
Devils GardenDay HikeEasy0.2
Escalante Natural BridgeDay HikeEasy2
Escalante River (Town to Bridge)Day/Multi-DayModerate15
Fence CanyonDay HikeStrenuous3
Long Canyon SlotDay HikeEasy0.1
Lower Calf Creek FallsDay HikeModerate3
Harris WashMulti-DayModerate10 
Phipps WashDay/Multi-DayModerate3
The ToadstoolsDay HikeModerate.7
Willow GulchDay HikeModerate1.5
Wolverine CanyonDay/Multi-DayModerate5


Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

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