When was the last time you visited Escalante? Fifty miles east of Bryce Canyon, Escalante is smack in the middle of the Wild West. Residents who want to live here have created viable and sustainable livelihoods for themselves.
Since 1996, when the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument was established, many new buildings and businesses have emerged. Escalante offers a rare resource: quiet, beautiful wild lands that will last eons. This attracts people to come and explore this unique geological area.
Entrepreneurs and telecommuters have flocked to Escalante, opening retail stores, restaurants, guide services, high-end lodging, etc. These businesses thrive because they meet the needs of tourists seeking adventure or solitude.