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Looking for a place to stay, groceries, or gear in Escalante? We'll help you find it.

Remember we are in the canyons and cell phones do not always work here!
There is plenty of free wireless internet in town.


Griffin's Groceries located in the center of town on Main Street has produce, meats and basic food supplies. If you have special dietary needs bring them with you. Hours are 9 am to 7 pm. Closed Sundays.

Gas / Auto Service

Only one option currently in town:
Cottom's 66 at 79 East Main Street. Gas, Convenience, & Subway Sandwiches.
24 hour credit card pumps.

Hours: 6:30 am - 10:00 pm Monday - Saturday • 9 am - 5 pm Sunday
Garage: 8:00 am - 5 pm Monday - Saturday


There are a few recommended places to eat:

North Creek Grill is 5 miles west of Escalante at the Slot Canyon Inn. Carefully prepared food   served in a beautiful outdoor setting. Highly recommended. Hours 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday   thru Saturday (Reservations only 435-826-4901).
Cowboy Blues on the west side of town is a good restaurant, good food and a full bar.
Circle D Restaurant & Bar on Main Street is a great place to enjoy an assorted menu,    specializing in smoked meat dishes and bar.
Escalante Outfitters on Main Street has a great assortment of pizza, salads and microbrews.

Guide Service

Utah Canyons is not offering guiding services in 2015 but please contact us at 435-826-4967 for referral to responsible and capable permitted guides operating out of Escalante, Utah.

Maps, Gear and Advice

Utahcanyons Outdoor Store

The orange building on Southwest side of Main Street is the place to go for local knowledge. We carry a complete selection of guide books and maps (including waterproof customized topo's). We also feature photo, natural history and fiction titles.

Our gear is "desert tested". We know what works and what to bring for the season of your visit. Besides the basics, we have all the odd desert specific gear and some fun stuff like organic cotton t-shirts, womens and mens hiking clothes, great hats, unique cards and souvenir stickers.


CALL 911.
There is a clinic open on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays behind Griffin's Grocery. The nearest pharmacy and hospital are in Panguitch, about 70 miles away. Garfield County Search and Rescue has a unit here and Life Flight is available.

Bank / ATM

Wells Fargo on Main Street open Monday - Friday, 8 am - 3 pm. 24 hour ATM.
Cottom's Phillips Gas Station has an inside ATM during working hours.

Government Offices

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Visitor Center
West end of town - Open every day until 5 pm. (435) 826-5499.

Escalane City Office

Escalante City Webpage

Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce Webpage

Rock Shop Roadside Attraction, Escalantees, Escalante Rocks!

Escalante Rock Shop & International Roadside Attraction


The lodging options in Escalante range from a basic room to high end b & b's and vacation homes. Check out some recommendations:

Circle D Motel

Escalante's Grand Staircase B&B / Inn

Slot Canyon Inn

The Canyons B & B

La Luz Desert Retreat

Moqui Motel

Padre Motel

Shooting Star Drive Inn


Do you need a shuttle? Personalized maps? Want to explore somewhere else?
Come see us, we can help.
Send us an email or call 435-826-4967.