Escalante Interagency Visitor Center – open daily 7:30am-4:30pm. The Escalante District is open 24 hours per day, year-round
The Escalante District has some of the best backcountry hiking and camping experiences in land identified as suitable for wilderness designation.
No Lake Powell access.
Backcountry permits are required for all overnight stays in the Escalante District. Obtain permits at the Escalante Interagency Visitor Center in the town of Escalante or at one of the entry trailheads.
Day use does not require a backcountry permit, but please sign the trail register
(Lees Ferry is on Arizona (Mountain Standard) Time Year-round):
Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center – open daily 9am – 5pm
Lees Ferry is open 24 hours per day, year-round. Entrance fees are paid at the automated booth.
Campground: 54 designated sites. No hookups. RV dump station. Grills provided, no open fires. Modern bathroom/comfort station. Potable water available. No reservations. $20 per site per night may be paid at the self-service machine.
RV dump station: closed
Services: Lees Ferry has no marina, lodging, food or other services. Gas and small supply store at Marble Canyon, about five miles away.
Colorado River Public Launch Ramp (dirt) – open year-round to private and commercial Grand Canyon National Park River Permit holders. For more information:Grand Canyon NP River Permits
Colorado River Public Launch Ramp (paved) – open 24/7 to upriver usage. No overnight parking on the ramp. Upriver camping in designated sites only. No permit required.
Wilderness River Adventures Colorado River Raft Trips (between the Glen Canyon Dam and Lees Ferry) – Full day trips 8am daily, Half-Day Trips 6am and noon daily.
No lodging, food, or other services are available to Rainbow Bridge. The closest services are approximately 10 miles south at Dangling Rope Marina. Check the Dangling Rope Marina’s schedule for the boat gas and limited food services.