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Escalante Petrified Forest State Park

710 Reservoir Road, Escalante, Utah 84726 USA

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Mon 7a-10p
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  • Pet Friendly
  • Public
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Escalante Petrified Forest State Park is located at Wide Hollow Reservoir, a small reservoir that is popular for boating, canoeing, fishing and water sports. The park includes a developed campground with RV sites and a nice group area. There is also a pleasant picnic area. On the hill above the campground you can see large petrified logs. A marked hiking trail leads through the petrified forest.At the Visitor Center you can view displays of plant and marine fossils, petrified wood and fossilized dinosaur bones over 100 million years old.

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Tatiana Danger

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March 27, 2016
Rated 4.0

Agate logs, fallen trees fossilized into gemstone, and dinosaur bones can be found in this beautiful state park.

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Escalante Petrified Forest State Park

710 Reservoir Road
Escalante, Utah
84726 USA

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Open now until 10:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
  • Restrooms
  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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  • Paved Sites
  • Fifty Amp
  • Full Hookup
  • Rec Facilities
  • Pull Through
  • Dump Station
  • Potable Water
  • Pull Through RV Sites
  • Reservations
  • Sewer Hookup
  • Showers
  • Water Hookup
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