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Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Campground (Utah)

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Overview

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Escalante Petrified Forest State Park is located in beautiful southern Utah, just 44 miles east of Bryce Canyon National Park. The Park features colorful deposits of mineralized wood and dinosaur bones.

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park campground  has 22 campsites overlooking 130-acre Wide Hollow Reservoir. Each campsite has a table, fire ring, grate and shade structure. The campground has drinking water, flush toilets, showers and a delightful sanitary dump station.

Be sure to spend some time at the Visitor Center where you can learn about plant and marine fossils, petrified wood and fossilized dinosaur bones over 100 million years old.

Outdoor recreation includes canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, picnicking, horseback riding, mountain bike riding, OHV riding and wildlife viewing.

Kodachrome Basin State Park is about 40 miles to the west. Also, Bryce Canyon National Park is just 44 miles to the east.

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Amenities
  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Comfort Station
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Grills
  • Group Pavilion
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Rentals
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • Shade Structure
  • Showers
  • Visitor Center
Activities
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback riding
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • OHVing
  • OTV Trails/Riding
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Visitor Center
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
710 North Reservoir Road
Escalante, Utah 84726
435 826-4466
Lat / Long:

37.78903, -111.61036

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Regions
Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Season:

Year Round

# of Campsites:

22

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Photos

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Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Firewood
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Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Pavillion
Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Petrified Tree
Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Picnic Area
Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Restroom
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Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Vault Toilet
Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Visitor Center
Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Wide Hollow Reservoir View

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