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Very Long Drive

Very long drive for very little reward. Last 10 miles took an hour in a 4x4 vehicle. We drove the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
xxSUZQxx
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Canton, Michigan
Have a spare tire

Interesting drive but you must have an SUV. On the way back from the canyon, we ended up with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jane V
via mobile
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
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Escalante, UT
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very long drive for very little reward. Last 10 miles took an hour in a 4x4 vehicle. We drove the entire length then drove back. Drive was not worth the resulting view. Would not recommend.

Thank xxSUZQxx
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting drive but you must have an SUV. On the way back from the canyon, we ended up with a flat tire and had to change the in 109f temp.

Thank Jane V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been planning this trip for a long time and finally went. Stayed at Bryce Canyon and drove to Escalante through some of the most beautiful land I have ever seen. Got to town and stayed on Highway 12 to the turn off. Well graded...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, a lot of really cool hikes are along this road. This road truly is horrible though. I do NOT recommend it for cars unless you're willing to drive VERY slow. If you have a high profile SUV, Truck, Jeep, something like this, you would...More

1  Thank Beth R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This 62 mile unpaved, dirt, often wash boarded road, runs from Highway 12 in Escalante, all the way to Hole-in-the-Rock on the western shore of Lake Powell. If you intend to do hiking in Escalante, or visit some of the beautiful slot canyons of the...More

Thank maloney1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well graded road to so many beautiful spots. Taking a car down this road is no problem at all. Some of the side roads may need higher clearance but we went 33 miles no issues

1  Thank ozzieamy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove down the road in a Mazda. There were some tricky spots with large puddles or rough road but we were able to go around and reach the end of the road. Beautiful views of Lake Powell! Especially if you scramble up the rocks...More

Thank Utah801ski
Reviewed 9 May 2017

You need to use this road to get to the hiking trails; you have no other choice. You and your vehicle will be bouncing around, creating a dust storm for others on the road. Sometimes, you will find a smooth spot on the road but...More

Thank 427BeatleBob
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Remote Road taking you to hikes and slot canyons, and if you persevere and have a very tough vehicle you can go all the way to the end and see Lake Powell. It's very very badly washboarded though. I did it in a 2WD and...More

1  Thank mezaco
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Our guide took us to some secret slot canyons off the trail with no footprints..the best. Very dusty dirt /gravel road ..washboard for long stretches. Need detailed map or a guide to find good spots to explore.

Thank Richard N
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