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Utahcanyons is for the true canyon adventurer. Here you will find all the information you'll need to get out into the Grand Staircase National Monument and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Good reliable local knowledge and any services or equipment you may need for a safe and satisfying adventure.

Flowing over 80 miles from the town of Escalante, Utah southeast to Lake Powell, the Escalante drainage is the premiere canyon playground. The canyons section describes the geography of the Escalante River with over 40 major tributaries complete with information about weather, wildlife, geology, paleontology, archaeology and history.

The contiguous Grand Staircase and Glen Canyon Recreation Area are a hiker's paradise. Adventures and explorations on foot are what the canyons are all about. In the hiking section, find out what you need to know for a really cool day hike or a backpacking adventure. Included are descriptions of selected day hikes and overnighters.

Getting there is half the fun. The back roads that traverse the area are notoriously rugged; however, some are much better than others. The roads section gives highlights and conditions of all the major roads that access the canyons. Call us for current conditions.

Nowhere to go? Know where to go. We offer a complete line of the best guide books, maps and custom topos of the Escalante area. Whether driving, day hiking or planning that epic backpacking adventure we have the right publications available in the Guidebooks and Custom Topo Maps section. All orders are sent Priority Mail through the US Postal Service and include an array of local Park Service and BLM information brochures and maps, and local information... an added bonus FREE with every order.

We serve espresso drinks "done right !" Fresh baked, healthy muffins, bars & cookies. Come on in meet Mark & Vicki owners of the Utahcanyons outdoor store in Escalante, Utah. "We are here to provide the information, guiding, shuttle services and desert tested equipment needed for your memorable desert wilderness adventure."

Enjoy the stars. Nothing beats sleeping out under the stars, but there are some important things to consider. In the camping section we'll outline all the rules whether you are car camping or back country camping, and provide some local tips, letting you in on some of our favorite places to camp.

Need a shower? What about food, gear or lodging? In the services section we'll give you a list of our recommended local services and outfitters in Escalante, links to those businesses and inside information to help you make the right decision.

Do you need a shuttle? Personalized maps? Want to explore somewhere else? Come see us, we can help. Send us an email or call 435-826-4967.

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Website updated March 15th 2012.