Cottonwood Road For ATV Riding

The 10th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Utah.

South of Cannonville in the Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument, the Cottonwood Road (#400) is a 46 mile rough dirt road that meanders through start badlands, sandstone hogbacks and scenic canyons that are open to ATV riding. Along the way is Gosvernor Arch, a unique double arch.

The ATV riding trailhead for Cottonwood Road is about 13 miles east of Kodachrome Basin State Park and a mile off Cotttonwood Road on Road #440.

Overall, Cottonwood Road is the 10th most popular ATV riding trail of all 75 ATV trails in Utah.

Cottonwood Road Near Bryce (UT/US)

Cottonwood Road Near Bryce (UT/US)

Cottonwood Road ATV Trails Map



Local Contact(s):  BLM (435) 679-8981; Utah Tourism (800) UTAH-FUN; Escalante Outfitters (435) 826-4266; Garfield County Tourism (801) 676-8826.

Best Season:  Mar. - May

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Whitehouse Campground; Grand Staircase B&B (435) 826-4890; Prospector Inn, Escalante

Luxury Loding:  Parry Lodge, Kanab (435) 644-2601

Breakfast Restaurant:  Trailhead Cafe, Escalante

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/3/2016

ID:  14011

Cottonwood Road ATV Trails Map


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