Calf Creek Recreation Area Day Use Site


Escalante Field Station 755 West Main Street Escalante , UT 84726

37.79333333, -111.4149056

Calf Creek Recreation Area is located 15 miles east of Escalante UT. On Highway 12.

Fee Description:

Visitors are charged a day use fee of $5.00 per vehicle. Inter-agency Pass Holders receive free day-use of facilities at Calf Creek Recreation Area.


Calf Creek Recreation Area Day Use Site

This lovely 6 mile moderate hike begins at the Calf Creek campground, located 15 miles east of Escalante. Stunning any time of the year, the trail winds through a lush and colorful canyon with beavers, life-size pictographs, granaries, oak trees and prickly pear to an amazing 126-foot waterfall fed by springs all year round.

A fee of $5 is charged per vehicle. Reservations cost $75 per day for the day use site. No overnight camping. Reservations are accepted any day accept for Holidays and holiday weekends. To protect soil crust, vegetation, and other resources, please park and camp in already disturbed areas. Please be responsible and pack out all of your waste and use portable human waste bags. To learn more, please visit The 7 Principles - Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics (