Call the closest Visitor Center (Escalante: 435-826-5499) or check with a ranger or other official for road and weather conditions before you start out. The Bureau of Land Management regularly posts a Road Report.
Leave your trip itinerary with someone so you can be located in case of car trouble or other mishap. Remember that cell service is unreliable.
Pack out everything you pack in. Carry out all trash and food scraps.
Do not feed wildlife. Human food is harmful to wild animals.
Always take plenty of drinking water with you.
Leave the scenery as it is. Do not write or carve on rocks; do not disturb plants or wildlife. Take only pictures; leave behind nothing.
Receptionist available at Glen Canyon Headquarters from 7 am to 4 pm MST, Monday through Friday. The phone is not monitored when the building is closed. If you are having an emergency, call 911 or hail National Park Service on Marine Band 16.