The Blues Overlook Wayside

The Blues Overlook sits across from the delicate pink limestone ledges of Powell Point, which rises to an elevation of 10,188 feet, and above. "The Blues," a badland of gray-green shales deposited some 80 million years ago when the area was covered by an inland ocean.

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Geographic Coordinates

37.639472, -111.844216


From Escalante, drive 17 miles west on Highway 12, the overlook is on your right. From Highway 89 drive 42 east on Highway 12 the overlook is on your left.