Escalante's namesake is one of its earliest visitors who passed through the region long before the community was actually established. When Franciscan missionary Silvestre Velez de Escalante was summoned to California in 1776 he carefully journaled his trip through the area now known as Escalante.
Tropic is the largest of three small ranching communities that make up the Bryce Valley area located just outside Bryce Canyon National Park. This little gem of a town is set amidst some of the most scenic southern Utah landscape
Located at the junction of Scenic Byway 12 and the Burr Trail, Boulder is conveniently situated for exploring scenic Bryce Canyon country. Boulder sits at the base of Boulder Mountain, surrounded by Dixie National Forest to the north and west, and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument
The tiny ranching communities of Cannonville, Henrieville and Tropic make up the area known as Bryce Valley. Surrounding Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Valley falls within the borders of both Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and Dixie National Forest, and is part of the Paria River
Step back in time to the Cretaceous period when dinosaurs roamed the area designated as the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) first national monument — Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. This is just one segment in the history of Escalante, Utah that occurred millions of years ago as the
One of the big benefits of going on vacation is that you get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and be someone new. You get to try new things and explore different places, all while relaxing and finding new passions that you might not normally see yourself doing.
Hatch, in Southern
Before A.D. 1300, the Fremont people hunted and gathered for their meager living in the middle of the mars-looking desert. The red landscape, scattered with patches of green brush, doesn’t seem like an inhabitable place, but remnants of the Fremont people give light to their culture.
In the 1880s,