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Address: Escalante, UT

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Great sights, long bumpy road

Regarding the road itself, much of it is passable in a regular car. However, a high clearance vehicle is the better option if you want to see much of anything beyond the Devil's... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
South Weber, Utah
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Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
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64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well graded road to so many beautiful spots. Taking a car down this road is no problem at all. Some of the side roads may need higher clearance but we went 33 miles no issues

Thank ozzieamy
Salt Lake City, Utah
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove down the road in a Mazda. There were some tricky spots with large puddles or rough road but we were able to go around and reach the end of the road. Beautiful views of Lake Powell! Especially if you scramble up the rocks on the left side. We couldn't hike down due to having our dogs with us.

Thank Utah801ski
Watsonville, California
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314 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You need to use this road to get to the hiking trails; you have no other choice. You and your vehicle will be bouncing around, creating a dust storm for others on the road. Sometimes, you will find a smooth spot on the road but that will not last long. Just grin and bear it.

Thank 427BeatleBob
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72 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Remote Road taking you to hikes and slot canyons, and if you persevere and have a very tough vehicle you can go all the way to the end and see Lake Powell. It's very very badly washboarded though. I did it in a 2WD and it wasn't fun but the slot canyons it took me to were the experience of... More 

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Keystone, Colorado
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129 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide took us to some secret slot canyons off the trail with no footprints..the best. Very dusty dirt /gravel road ..washboard for long stretches. Need detailed map or a guide to find good spots to explore.

Thank Richard N
Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The road is badly wash-boarded. This will shake some cars badly and could cause damage. It is wide and graded but heavy use has led to some nasty washboard patches.

Thank Chris-9153
Fayetteville, AR
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122 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No need for 4 wheel drive. Take the side roads; there's so much to see and do. Devil's Garden, Egypt Slot Canyon, dinosaur tracks, etc. This is the place for adventure without the crowds.

Thank Carmen1981
South Weber, Utah
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Regarding the road itself, much of it is passable in a regular car. However, a high clearance vehicle is the better option if you want to see much of anything beyond the Devil's Garden. We went all the way to the Hole in the Rock (the end of the road) and also drove to the Peek a Boo trailhead in... More 

Thank 824Carol
Orem, Utah
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114 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The road is not for you sedan. We were two days behind a snow storm in four wheel drive trucks. We had mud and many water crossings. But that is what trucks are for. There are fun stops along the way , but when we reached the end of the road at the 'hole in the rock' we were overwhelmed... More 

Thank vwsjones
Paris - France
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231 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We had loved going on the Cottonwood Canyon Road some time ago, and wanted to try the Hole in the Rock Road, because there were nice spots to spot on the way. So, this is an unpaved road, but it is very passable and not very bumpy (we were in a Ford Edge, and the weather was dry). Fist we... More 

Thank Globetrekkiegirl

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