In December of 1879 approximately 80 wagons, consisting of 250 men, women and children, gathered about 40 miles southeast of Escalante, Utah. They were prepared, with supplies, for a six week journey to establish a new community in southeastern Utah. Unfortunately the trek actually took six months to complete.
Garfield County, Utah has recently reached an agreement with neighboring Kane County to provide maintenance for the entire length of the famous Hole In The Rock road. The road is accessed just north of Escalante, Utah and runs a southeast course from Scenic Byway 12, on a parallel