Escalante Canyon Goatpacking Camp

Escalante, Utah, United States | Campground

Travel Blogs from Escalante

Calf Creek (16 miles)

A travel blog entry by vagabondlively


... SR-12 crosses the Escalante River. The rich red terrain turned to white, smooth, rolling rock. A couple tough hills later, and I was in another world. Sandstone cliffs jetted up around the road and the sound of the parallel river roared. I was now biking through an oasis when just an hour before, I was in farm country. I was blown away by this new environment. I kept having to stop my bike to smooth out my goosebumps and ...

Cannonville (15 miles)

A travel blog entry by vagabondlively


I'm staying in a campsite that overlooks the Pink Cliffs of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. It's pretty. Rain clouds are threatening the area but keep getting caught beyond the cliffs. I got sprinkled on when I was biking into the town of Cannonville (pop. 167). The threat of rain, my nerves, womanly hygiene, and the first time biking with that much weight ...

Anniversary in Kodachrome

A travel blog entry by k.f.ecclestone


... Outfitters (which is a really good, friendly shop with cabins & camping) without success (although I lusted over the chocolate and raspberry torte), we walked past an amazing looking wholefood shop that was shut, then tried the grocery store for bits to make lunch and couldn't find any bread that we liked but eventually bought hummus with bits to dip into it (mushrooms, carrots). Slightly irritated by the lunch hunt, we set out for Kodachrome Basin ...

Goblin Valley & Capitol Reef National Park

A travel blog entry by finnegan


... other creatures. We saw some plant life including princess plume.

Our lunch stop was in Hanksville at Blondie's. The drive along Highway 24 was full of colorful cottonwoods trees. We entered Capitol Reef National Park and went to the Visitor Center.

Fruita, named for its fruit orchards, is the remnant of a 200 acre frontier settlement that hugs the Fremont River and Sulphur Creek. Mormon pioneers came here in the ...

Mon - nearly 500 miles back home to Wickenburg

A travel blog entry by esty666


... seeing the road behind me. Some time later I saw an owl fly low to the ground beside the road … at least I assume it was an owl since it was a pretty big bird, it was still totally dark and it was flying. There didn’t seem to be anybody else on the road. Okay, it was very early.

It seemed to take really long before the next town came along; well, town … these settlements were mere flyspecks which only made it onto the large scale maps anyway. I ...


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