Hiking The Lower Calf Creek Falls

The 2nd most popular hiking trail in Utah.

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East of Escalante and south of Boulder in the Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument, the Lower Calf Creek Falls trail is a six mile hiking trek. It starts from Calf Creek Campground just off SR12 and heads upstream to the 126 falls. Check out the petroglyphs and pictographs along the way.

Overall, Lower Calf Creek Falls is the 2nd most popular hiking trail of all 38 hikes in Utah. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Lower Calf Creek Falls including Escalante River Trail, Paria River Canyon and Wolverine Loop.

Lower Calf Creek Falls Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  BLM (435) 826-5499; Utah Tourism (800) UTAH-FUN; Escalante Outfitters (435) 826-4266

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Utah" from Bill Schneider

Best Season:  Mar. - May

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Deer Creek CG; Calf Creek CG; Grand Staircase B&B (435) 826-4890

Luxury Loding:  Boulder Mountain Lodge, Boulder (800) 556-3446.

Breakfast Restaurant:  Burr Trail Post, Boulder (435) 335-7503

Reference Source:  click here https://www.blm.gov/utah

GPS:  37.8314, -111.4153

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  8/10/2016

ID:  10984

Lower Calf Creek Falls Hiking Map


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