Egypt--Twentyfive Mile Wash

Escalante, Utah 84726

Egypt--Twentyfive Mile Wash

Egypt--Twentyfive Mile Wash Professional Review and Guide

"This loop hike offers a diverse desert canyon hiking experience. The hike can vary in duration, depending on the number and length of side trips taken, but requires a minimum of two long days. The recommended and more leisurely trip, with time for exploring, takes four to five days.

The 20-mile loop hike begins on Egypt Bench, high above the Escalante River, and descends about 1,000 feet via Fence Canyon into the Escalante River’s canyon, continuing downriver to the confluence of Twentyfive Mile Wash. The route then snakes up Twentyfive Mile Wash, exits from the wash to the north, and concludes with a cross-country trek over slickrock back to the Egypt Trailhead. Out-and-back options, rather than the full loop hike, are possible."

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Trail Information

Escalante
Nearby City
20
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
Two to five days
Duration
Spring and fall
Season
5,650 feet
Trailhead Elevation
feet
Top Elevation
Escalante Interagency Visitor Information Center, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Local Contacts
USGS Sunset Flag, USGS Egypt, Southeastern Utah Multipurpose Map, National Geographic Trails Illustrated Canyons of the Escalante Map
Local Maps