Excursions of Escalante
Location: 125 East Main Street (PO Box 605), Escalante, UT, 84726
Services: Excursions of Escalante is entering its twelfth year as Escalante’s locally based professional guide service. Their commitment is to safely guide guests beyond the more accessible places (Spooky, Peekaboo, etc.) and into the most remote, most beautiful and most pristine corners of the Escalante region. Their guiding permits in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Box Death Hollow Wilderness Area, and Dixie National Forest allow them to offer unparalleled off-trail hiking, canyoneering and backpacking opportunities. Hiker Shuttles by arrangement, call for details.
Location: 310 West Main Street (PO Box 575), Escalante UT 84726
Services: Escalante Outfitters is THE AREA'S LARGEST OUTDOOR STORE serving all of your hiking, backpacking, camping, canyoneering (including Imlay Canyon Gear), and touring needs. They have a full line of maps, topos, guidebooks, gear and supplies, and are the area's only state liquor store (featuring a great wine selection). They also have high-quality souveniers produced by local artisans, and free wireless internet access!
Pizza and beer on the porch is an after-canyon tradition, and for those for whom sleeping in the dirt is not preferred, there are nice cabins out back, too.
USGS Escalante River Stream Flow Data
This stream flow station can be a good indicator of river and stream flows in the area.