Escalante Outfitters & Tours, Utah Grand Staircase Guides

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The best way to experience Grand Staircase Escalante is with a professional local guide on one of the many tours available which include bus tours, hiking, backpacking, horseback pack trips and ATV tours. Read More

  • ATV Tours are one of the best ways to experience Grand Staircase Escalante
  • Tour the area’s highlights on a comfortable bus tour with an informative guide
  • Local guides know the best hiking routes and campsites for Escalante Utah backpacking
  • Horseback rides are an excellent way to reach inaccessible areas
  • Grand Staircase Escalante has no ranger-led tours


Escalante tours are a great way for visitors to learn about the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, riding in comfort to all the best places whilst learning about the area’s geology, flora, fauna and history.

Tours provide a safe way to experience this harsh terrain while providing all the equipment you need from horses to ATV vehicles. Guides are entertaining, pleasant, experienced and knowledgeable and help visitors to experience the full majesty of the monument. They can show tourists little-known attractions and natural features which few others ever get the chance to see.

ATV Tours
One of the best ways to enjoy Grand Staircase is on a guided ATV tour. There are endless opportunities for off-roading through stunning scenery using dune buggies, jeeps, ATVs, dirt bikes, motorcycles and 4X4 vehicles in the capable hands of expert guides.

Bus Tours
The best way to appreciate the huge expanse of Grand Staircase, which covers 1.7 million acres, is on an informative bus tour around the area’s highlights. Tour guides are happy to explain the geology and natural attractions and to answer any questions.

Escalante Utah Hiking and Backpacking Tours
On a guided hiking tour visitors can relax and enjoy the journey without worrying about map-reading or encountering unexpected hazards. Experienced local guides know the best and safest Escalante hiking trails and the best places for camping. They can also obtain any necessary permits for Escalante backpacking.

Horseback Pack Tours
Several Escalante outfitters in the area offer trail rides from 1½ hours to overnight horseback pack trips. Horseback rides generally operate from October 1 through March 30, weather permitting.

Ranger Tours
There are no ranger-led tours in the Grand Staircase Escalante area.