Escalante is 50 miles east of Bryce Canyon National Park and 63 miles south of Capitol Reef National Park on the Highway 12 Scenic Byway. Utah 12 becomes Main Street as it goes through town.
The National Park Service, Dixie National Forest, and Bureau of Land Management operate the Escalante Interagency Visitor Center that provides recreation and other tourist information year-round. It's located on the west side of Escalante at 755 W. Main St. (Utah 12), Escalante, UT 84726 (tel. 435/826-5499), and open daily 7:30am to 5:30pm from mid-March through mid-November, and 8am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday the rest of the year.
The Escalante Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 175, Escalante, UT 84726 (tel. 435/826-4810; www.escalante-cc.com), can also provide area information.
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