Escalante Interagency Visitor Center


Escalante Interagency Visitor Center

The Escalante Interagency Visitor Center opened on April 11, 2005 and is staffed with Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and Forest Service personnel. Ecology is the interpretive theme of the visitor center and our exhibits are the most popular attraction with insects, flowers, grasses and soils.We offer the visitor trip planning for hiking and exploring in the Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and the Dixie National Forest. For the visitor just passing through, or the sightseer planning to stay and explore, we suggest scenic routes from the car. For the visitor just wanting to stop and relax, there are picnic tables outside perfect for a fresh air luncheon. Mobility accessible restrooms are available. The visitor center has a state of the art video system in the auditorium to show visitors introductory movies of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and the Dixie National Forest. The visitor center has a large selection of books, maps, gifts, children's books and puzzles for sale. Telephone Number: 435-826-5499

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open Monday - Friday 9am - 4pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Hours will change in the spring.
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Escalante, Utah
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Flush Toilets, mobility accessible toilets
Operated By: Forest Service, Park Service, Bureau of Land Management

General Information

Directions:

755 West Main
Escalante, Utah 84726


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.773

  Longitude : 
-111.618

  Elevation : 
5,812 feet