NOTICE: Escalante Petrified Forest State Park is currently under Stage 1 Fire Restrictions. No open fires are allowed except within established campfire facilities in our improved campgrounds and picnic areas. Visit for more information on these restrictions. #FireSense makes sense.

Welcome to Escalante Petrified Forest State Park!

Camp along the shores of Wide Hollow Reservoir, or rent a canoe, kayak or paddleboard on its clear waters. Hike along park nature trails through a petrified forest, but remember to take only photographs. Some say the petrified wood is haunted and removing a piece brings the taker nothing but bad luck. Watch this and decide for yourself!

Here are some videos of the campground and up on top of the Petrified Forest Trail.

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