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“Stunning Geology”
Review of Circle Cliffs

Ranked #7 of 11 things to do in Boulder
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Owner description: An especially scenic portion of the Grand Staircase National Monument.
Page, Arizona, United States
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Stunning Geology”
Reviewed 27 April 2013

The Burr Trail road and its side road, the Wolverine Loop, provide great access to the Circle Cliffs area of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. A fantastic place to visit, hike, and photograph.

Visited April 2013
3 Thank Stan B
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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“wildlife abounds”
Reviewed 31 January 2012

a great place to get away and enjoy pristine life

Visited November 2011
Thank magoman42
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Reno, Nevada
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Big country for wandering”
Reviewed 23 November 2011

The Circle Cliffs is an area that is surrounded (270 degrees) by tall sandstone cliffs. It is like being in a sedimentary rock stockaded. The east is against the Water Pocket Fold up-swell, the north is Capital Reef/Boulder Mt. and west are the cliffs east of the Escalante River. A broad plateau is contained within that is paved with sedimentary sandstone of varying types, eroded by periodic run-offs. Wooded by pinion and juniper. It is the access area to Twisty Mule Canyon, Horse Canyon, Wolverine Canyon and Little Death Hollow. Good dirt road that is probably mush after a rain. If dry a 2 wheel drive with higher clearance can navigate. Camping is in primitive sites and you are asked to only camp where others have camped before. You will not be crowded or provided any services like water, toilets or tee shirts. You will get a big-sky kind of eye-full. Great place to explore, go for a ride, hike, and explore. Take everything you need.

Visited October 2011
Thank Mike45992
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