Escalante Petrified Forest State Park

 

Description

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park features colorful deposits of mineralized wood and dinosaur bones. The 130-acre Wide Hollow Reservoir on the park's boundary adds water recreation and fishing. OHV riding areas are closeby.

The park is located 1.5 miles from the quiet western town of Escalante off State Route 12. Facilities include a visitor center, 22-unit campground, modern rest rooms with showers, sanitary disposal station and interpretive trail.

Park Information

  • Acres - 1350

  • Elevation - 5,800 ft.

  • Park Open - All Year

  • Reservations Accepted - Year

  • Stay Limit - 14 Days

  • Total Units - 22

  • RV Trailer Sites - 21

  • Tent Sites - 21

  • Camping Fee - $16

  • Group Camping $50

  • Day-use Fee - $6

  • Picnicking

  • Group Pavilion

  • Drinking Water

  • Modern Rest Rooms

  • Showers

  • Waste Disposal

  • Boating

  • Fishing

  • Swimming

  • Hiking

  • Biking Nearby

  • Off-Highway Vehicles Nearby

  • Watchable Wildlife

  • Winter Activities - Fishing, camping

  • Concession Service

 

Camping Reservations

Reservations may be made by calling Utah State Parks and Recreation, 322-3770 in the Salt Lake City calling area or toll-free 1-800-322-3770, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

   


Escalante Petrified Forest State Park
710 North Reservoir Road
Escalante, Utah 84726-0350
(435) 826-4466

For more information visit the Utah State Parks website