https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/utah/peek-a-boo-and-spooky-slot-canyons For more photos & to see our other adventures, check us out @ReachesofRaine on instagram! Did a tour w/a 4x4 to this Canyon. Follow BLM Road 102 to the slot canyon. Peek-a-boo Canyon from Mapcarta, the free map. Once there it’s an easy walk. 1 During the end of October, 2019, I visited Peek-a-Boo Canyon, one of Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument’s stunning slot canyons. It lies a few miles from Zion National Park. $76.93 per adult. More info. From the parking lot, head down the slick rock. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. We went with Jeff from Coral Cliffs townhomes and it was AWESOME! Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyon Peek-A-Boo, also commonly known as Red Canyon, is an easy, short hike (0.7 miles round trip) into one of the most beautiful slot canyons in the area. Red Canyon or Peek-a-Boo Canyon, located near Kanab, Utah, is a series of narrow slots going through the thick red sandstone rock of the Glendale Bench. From the entrance of the Dry Fork Slot, I walked down Dry Fork for about 10-15 minutes until the obvious entrance of Peek-a-Book appeared on my left. Bypassing the buildings on your right, and after driving for a mile on 102M there will be a cattle guard and then the road will fork. Resources A Google map of Peek-a-boo Canyon BLM website for Peek-a-boo You will find Peek-a-Boo just a few feet further along the cliff, it is wider and has shallow steps in the rock. Definitely an adventure as a newbie Jeep owner! I did attempt a run or 2 up the hill that everyone is complaining about, and yup! Jamie’s first big hike with me was Humphreys Peak in Arizona. The stunning orange, sandstone walls make an amazing backdrop for photographs. Peek-A-Boo and Spooky Slot Canyon Escalante, Oct 2020. We still drove further and made it to the canyon. It’s an off-roading route with DEEP sand. Good think we brought out the Gladiator. Slot was fantastic but short. Steve still has to boost me up to get in. Pro tip: bring a cute dog to help lure assistance, haha! This is not the Peek-a-Boo slot canyon found in the Escalante area. Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyon. There is a small parking area near the start of the canyon, but it is 4 miles down a 4WD road to get there. We have a RAM 1500, full 4x4 with air suspension that can raise for high clearance. Why is this listed as a 10.5 mile hike? Shamans Needle Back at the slot entrance look for a small drainage that enters from the north. It’s only about a half mile through the canyon, but it’s not comparable to a half mile on the racetrack. Was able to make it to start of slot in 2019 Suburban with larger tires (275/75r18). The canyon is beautiful, but maybe a third of the way down the trail, the canyon is blocked off by a boulder. Just past these landmarks make a left turn onto the next road, which will be a primary paved road heading east off of US-89. Stay to the right on the main road, now 102. It’s hard and long and I gave up half way. If you choose to leave out the Peek-a-Boo Loop portion of this hike, follow the signs to the Queens Garden instead. Finding a good winter hike that is inspiring and not drab can be tricky. This was my second visit to the canyon, and I felt much more at home, and far better equipped to capture some of the stunning formations and beautiful colors of this rare gem. Aired down to 14 PSI on MTs and ATs tires (4X4 vehicles). My record is off due to accident pause and someone offer me ride to return parking. You’ll then be given directions to the Peek-a-boo canyon trailhead and staging area where you’ll meet your guide and get all loaded up. At 1.8 miles another fork is encountered. Such fresh air, beautiful scenery. Red Canyon (aka Peek-a-Boo Canyon) is a 16.9 kilometer lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Orderville, Utah and is good for all skill levels. Views along this trail include the popular Wall of Windows, The Three Wisemen, The Organ, and The Cathedral as well as eastward views beyond the canyon toward the Aquarius Plateau, Canaan Mountain, and the Kaiparowits Plateau. Peek-a-boo Canyon from Mapcarta, the free map. This shouldn’t be listed as a hiking trail. If you’re looking to pack in some serious fun and adventure into a few hours while you’re in Kanab, then this is the tour for you! We chose to do a ride-along with the tour guide, but guests 18 years and older with a … The most famous location for these photos is the Antelope Canyon in Arizona. My friends and I were excited by the amazing photos in the trail description, but you have to hike through 3-4 miles of sand in the open sun before you get anywhere close to the canyon. 11233.563 W. Took a Jeep down this trail yesterday with tires aired down to about 18. EASY 2.9 mi. http://www.zionnational-park.com/peek-a-boo.htm, Option 1 - ATV Club Trailhead - Look for the sign located 8.5 miles from the Chevron in Mount Carmel Junction and 7.5 from the Kanab City limit sign. First "Y" in road We deflated our tires to 20 and that helped a lot as well. Legal. Definitely deep sand but had no problems on that trail! Continue along the canyon floor for a moment until you see the sign for Peek-a-Boo Loop. A thrilling adventure of 4-wheeling on deep sand through a desert landscape of junipers, pinions, yuccas and cacti before reaching a slender passage that will tantalize photographer and hiker alike with a visual array of warm reds, cool browns and hot oranges in rippled and fluted sandstone. Visit To Peek-a-Boo Canyonhttp://www.americansouthwest.net/slot_canyons/red_canyon/index.html Campfire S'mores and Stars Tour in Kanab. We hiked 7 miles through very deep sand and couldn’t even find the canyon. Our guide was Kirk and he was phenomenal! Tried to start on the left side, don’t. Turn right at this fork to remain on 102 and avoid a steep hill and even deeper sand encountered on 102L. Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyon. Once out to the slots it was a nice short stroll through. Au mile 26 (N37°27'59.754" W111°13'26.161"), tournez à gauche sur la BLM252. Quick View. This tour is ideal for those looking for fun, awesome views, and a true canyon experience! Absolutely beautiful! Abundant, yet hidden gems, that start out as small cracks in the earth that, overtime water has forced to become deep and narrow sandstone slots. You will find Peek-a-Boo just a few feet further along the cliff, it is wider and has shallow steps in the rock. Race over sand trails in 2 or 4 person ATVs towards the breathtaking Peek-a-Boo Slot Canyon and learn about this special area from one of our experienced guides. Please be courteous when meeting these trail rides and give them right-of-way. It can be a little tricky getting up this, but if you are hiking with friends, it sometimes helps to a get a little boost up from them. If you try to hike it, it’s 4.8 miles to the canyon and then 4.8 miles back. Voir le plan de situation de Dry Fork of Coyote Gulch. Book the most popular Sightseeing Tours in Peek-a-boo Slot Canyon. Peek-a-boo Canyon from Mapcarta, the free map. It’s almost no trash around and no graffiti. One of our local gems is Red Canyon or as the locals call it, Peek-a-boo. Then once you get down to the bottom of the canyon you need to walk a bit before the 15 foot crawl into Peekaboo. DONT do it. We chose to do a ride-along with the tour guide, but guests 18 years and older with a … Do not even think about walking to this trail!!!! Peek-a-boo Canyon is a valley in Nevada and has an elevation of 5322 feet. directions Driving Directions. Saw several deer, a rabbit and a squirrel. We got stuck going down so we let some air out of tires to 15 psi and turned around to go back up to the top. They stayed stuck until they lowered their tire pressure to 20 psi. If you want to check out a slot canyon, skip Antelope and visit Peek-a-boo instead! This hike is listed as a strenuous hike due to the rapid elevation change and the length. The enclosed setting of a weathered canyon with towering walls, abstract designs and dramatic lighting combine for a photographers camera, as oils on a canvas do for an artists brush, providing the ideal tools to create a perfect image. Peek-A-Boo & Spooky Slot Canyons, Escalante Canyons Trail and Hiking Information The trail is located at 37.47673878, -111.22015482 (latitude & longitude) in Utah , Southwestern Utah , Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument , Escalante Canyons . 153 reviews. We started at the peek a boo OHV trailhead and stayed on road 102 all the way to the wash except for we turned left on 106C right before the wash as the entry into the wash on 102 was steep. 11233.597 W Zion Jeep Tour Premium Package - Afternoon Tour. The Peek-a-boo Loop is a hiker and horse trail that winds around hoodoo formations below Inspiration Point and Bryce Point. Nothing is labeled on the trail and google maps will take you through private property with no trespassing signs. Enter dry streambed After that, we headed back out the same way we came in & were only slowed down by other cars getting stuck bc they didn’t take enough air out of their tires. Once we hitch hiked out there, the slot was beautiful and shaded. If you want to do this, be aware.. We decided to hike the 3 miles to the canyon. If driving from Kanab: Drive 6.6 miles north on US-89 and turn right onto the primary paved road heading east. We backtracked and scrambled out of the canyon, walked along the edge, until eventually we found another scramble to lower ourselves back into the canyon. See everything that is around you and have a relaxing experience. Definitely need 4×4 sand capable vehicle to get to the reward slot at the end if this road. Privacy I stayed there for a hour and took many photo. The canyon only gets really tight in Spooky Gulch, where large adults who are backpacking will have to remove their backpacks to get through. My first visit to Bryce Canyon (And this ensuing first hike on the Peek-a-boo Trail) happened sort of by accident. 61 reviews. 11232.827 W We still got stuck. Peek-a-Boo From where you parked you can see the slot canyon to the west. Local guides are available. I left the South Rim of Grand Canyon late in the afternoon of August 10, 2008 with friends Jamie and Michael. Luckily it’s a popular trail and a group of dune buggies stopped to pull us out. Do not try to walk this trail. Brent is just the best guide person to show Nature attractions and to talk what is going on in canyons with seasons. 11233.885 W The 106c is only a 100 foot detour. Once you get to the slot canyons the sign points a bit erroneous to a slot that is narrow it is not Peek-a-Boo. Slot canyons are a hidden treasure of this area that attracts many adventurers willing to explore eve It lies a few miles from Zion National Park. The most famous location for these photos is the Antelope Canyon in Arizona. You’ll then be given directions to the Peek-a-boo canyon trailhead and staging area where you’ll meet your guide and get all loaded up. Peek A Boo Loop Bryce Canyon, Utah in 360 Degrees It is amazing how those winter blues can vanish when you get out to see the man upstairs GLORIOUS creations. 3. At the other end of the trail, we took different BLM roads to get back to our car, making it a loop instead of an out-and-back. After reading all the reviews about the Deep Sand we gave it a shot. Beautiful though. Plus, it really cool in canyon and make me stay longer. The beauty of these dimly lit chasms entice hikers to explore into their depths. Best approached by 4-wheeling on sand, the trip culminates with the thrill of a stroll through a glorious passage of brilliant, rippled and fluted rock that will tantalize photographer and hiker alike. 28 reviews. The Peek-A-Boo Loop Trail begins at Bryce Point and drops quickly to the canyon floor. Safe transport for us and fit 2 carseats and a booster. Less crowds equals a more relaxed walking/shooting experience for our guests. 11234.078 W :) You can’t really do Peekaboo without coming back through Spooky. After only .25 miles on this primary road you will be turning left off of the paved road. We saw a stock Tundra and F-250 both get stuck. Please be courteous when meeting these trail … Definitely do not recommend walking the first part before the canyon. IMO worth it. 2. US-89 & K2565 The sand is very deep, and while it is technically 'hikeable' the constant dune buggies using the road make it difficult to actually hike the trail. Hiking it would be miserable as others have said. The off road drive was fun and got us right to the start of the canyon. 3708.698 N The canyon is usually dry and is only about .35 miles long. It was 97 out there, I turned around at the 2 mile mark. Our guide was Kirk and he was phenomenal! ... Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyon is a 1,768 foot trail through Scorpion Wilderness Study Area. This trail head coordinates take you to the start of an OHV trail. Local Favorite located 9 miles North of Kanab, Utah. Dry Fork of Coyote Gulch, où se situe Peek-a-Boo Canyon & Spooky Gulch, se trouve à l'Est de Grand Staircase-Escalante NM, pas très loin de la Hole-in-the-Rock Road. Just follow the trail marked 102 that loops around and eventually ends up on a dry river bed that dead ends into Red Canyon (which was spectacular!!). We didn’t try, but the signs make it clear that you should not. En route to the canyon, you'll enjoy an exciting off-roading adventure while getting to the canyon. Extremely narrow and with all kinds of unique natural features like arches and natural bridges. But... when I arrive to peekaboo area. Steve still has to boost me up to get in. There will be a dirt/sand 4WD road on the left just prior to a group of buildings (Best Friends Animal Sanctuary) and this is the deep sandy path you will navigate for the next 3-miles. Peek-A-Boo trail is my favorite hike in Bryce Canyon National Park. Enjoy the journey through Peek-A-Boo. Hikers will encounter horse/mule riders on this trail. Option 2 - Original Trailhead - From the Chevron in Mount Carmel Junction, drive 9.2 miles south on US-89, toward Kanab. $137.19 per adult. We made it out easily after lowering tire pressure so we decided turn around and head back down and made it to the start of the slot. Directions. ..don't do this trail unless you hire a guide with a seriously strong 4 wheel drive, or go in an ATV. Peek-a-boo Canyon Topography Map Please enlarge the map above for more detail and a better idea of where this slot canyon is located. We got stuck halfway through, but powered through. Not worth it in my opinion. Be sure to put the vehicle into 4WD and set your trip-meter. The description says this is a hiking trail, but don’t be fooled. Beautiful rock canyon and a nice easy walk to the end and back. Not for even an intermediate hiker- advanced hikers only! I was part of the Kanab Touring Company and we used atv to get there. The canyons were incredible, but as my cousin would put it “it was really brutal”. Enjoy a tremendous slot canyon without being rushed by a crowd. Kanab's Peek-a-Book Canyon is an awesome slot canyon that's easy to hike too and not as crowded as other in major parks. Notice how some sections are warmer and others are flushed with chilly air as the slot twists and turns, opens and narrows and the canyon floor rises and falls throughout the short hike. Peek-a-boo Canyon is a valley in Utah and has an elevation of 4682 feet. Most sections in this slot are well lit, but a few places can only be captured with a steady hand or the use of a tripod. This hike requires about a hike on the canyon rim and then goes down the shear rock - thanks goodness for the cairns or otherwise it is not obvious where the trail goes. More info. Tried following the mapped route. We drove up to the mouth of the slot canyon, BUT the drive is in deep sand. Sunset at Arches National Park, Sept 2020. On our way back, we were cruising through until we got to THE hill. The worse hill in the world. It seems like the only way to really get there unless you have a 4x4 vehicle. The canyon is great. Sandy but short. I already read all review and prepare hiking in very rough trail and very soft sandy in hot weather. You need an atv to access the trail, our jeep renegade trailhawk struggled and we got stuck several times due to other cars or ATVs on the sandy road. Fortunately, there are some slot canyons that can be experienced without such a hefty price. We may have had better luck if we weren’t currently loaded down with all our belongings moving across the country lol so take that into consideration! Spooky exit Loop via Dry Fork Trail and Dry Fork Coyote Gulch. Red Canyon or as it’s called by the locals: Peek-a-Boo is a not very famous slot canyon just north of the adventure town Kanab in Utah. Look on the left side of the road for mile-post 72 and the turn-off to the Coral Pink Sand Dunes on the right side. En route to the canyon, you'll enjoy an exciting off-roading adventure while getting to the canyon. It’s two miles down to the canyon, then the canyon is a mile, and then the whole thing is uphill in deep sand all the way back. Way too difficult by foot - better on an ATV. Peek-a-boo – You can take your time. It's a 3 hour tour to Peek A Boo slot canyon located about 10 miles outside of Kanab Utah. Not worth it. Don't miss Peek-A-Boo Slot Canyon tour! 3710.643 N The canyon itself was great! Definitely need a high clearance 4x4. This is an unmarked entrance into the Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Angel Canyon. I’m sure it’s amazing on an ATV, but on foot it was simply not worth it. Really beautiful. The trail starts from Bryce Point (which by itself is a great place for sunrise) and descends into the canyon for a mile or so, before joining up with the Peek-a-boo loop. Race over sand trails in 2 or 4 person ATVs towards the breathtaking Peek-a-Boo Slot Canyon and learn about this special area from one of our experienced guides. Quick View. I can't emphasize enough. 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