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8 Reasons To Drop Everything And Visit This One Amazing State Park In Utah

It’s tough to be the little guy when you’re overshadowed by a giant. Escalante Petrified Forest State Park sits along the northern edge of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument – 1,880,461 acres of protected wilderness that gets plenty of attention. Don’t be too quick to discount this little 1,350-acre state park, though. It’s packed with fun things to do, interesting things to see…and maybe even a legendary curse.

You’ll find Escalante Petrified Forest State Park just a half mile west of the town of Escalante, a tiny town with just 850 residents.

Have you visited this amazing state park?

Catherine Rees
Catherine is a lifelong resident of Utah. She's a writer, researcher and observer of the human condition.