Your Guide to Attractions and Activities on Utah's Scenic Byways

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park

What not to miss

Hiking in petrified forest
Boating in Wide Hollow Reservoir

This 1,000-acre Utah State Park is located adjacent to Wide Hollow Reservoir and has a full-service campground that accommodates small and large groups. It also offers one of Utah’s best and most accessible displays of petrified wood—fossilized trees from millions of years ago. The visitor center offers displays of plant and marine fossils, petrified wood, and fossilized dinosaur bones.

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Escalante State Park

Services

Campground
Dump Station
Picnic Area
Restroom
Showers
Visitor Centers
Water

Activities

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Interpretive Information
Interpretive Trail
Pets on Leash Only
Swimming
Wildlife Viewing