Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks - Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument & Around (PDF Chapter)
This is the Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Zion & Bryce Canyon National Parks guidebook.
Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument is one of the largest parks in the Southwest, with some of the least visited – yet most spectacular – scenery, including impossibly narrow slot canyons, rippled slickrock and pink dunes.
- explore the stunning rock formations and interesting hikes along Cottonwood Canyon Road
- follow an historic wagon trail along Hole-in-the-Rock Road
- get your feet wet on the Escalante River Natural Bridge hike
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Day Hikes, Overnight Hike, Driving, Other Activities, Sleeping, Kodachrome Basin State Park, Escalante, Boulder, Kanab, Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness Area.
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