Where? : In the middle of the desert, 57 miles from the nearest road so fill you gas tank at Escalante, where Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument combined into Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.
What? : The most beautiful view point I ever visited !
The twisted river canyon flooded by the water of Lake Powel create an amazing view of red cliff, calm flat water and surreal atmosphere.
When? : March to May and September to October are the best times to hike to Reflection Canyon. Rain (including Summer monsoons) can impact the road. Summer temp is above 100°F during the day. Check at Escalante BLM office for exact road and weather conditions.
Please look at the many warnings below, usually I do not state them. In this hike they are real, you must know what you are doing, this is not a hike for everyone without proper preparation.
Due note 1: Although this is not considered a difficult up-hill climb hike the 8-9 miles trail, one direction, do go up and down crossing riverbeds, so it is more difficult than it looks.
Due note 2: You must know what you are doing!