Grosvenor Arch

Quick Facts

Grosvenor Arch


(435) 826-5499

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Things To Do



Grosvenor Arch is a rare double arch just off Cottonwood Canyon Road. About 8 miles south of Grosvenor Arch on the west side of Cottonwood Canyon Road, a loop dirt road accesses an undeveloped site along Cottonwood Creek. This spectacular sandstone arch is one of the most photographed places in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Map of Grosvenor Arch

Latitude, Longitude: 37.453330, -111.829491



  • Hiking

    Cottonwood Road Twenty-seven miles north of Carl Hayden Visitor Center, near milepost 18 on Hwy 89, the Cottonwood Road winds 46 miles north through the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument to Cannonville, Utah, connecting with Hwy 12. Travelling north, the road crosses through diverse scenery: the badlands that look like moonscape, by the Paria River with cottonwood trees, up and over the Cockscomb, the stone monuments of Grosvenor Arch and Kodachrome Basin State Park, eventually leading to Hwy 12. Hiking opportunities are numerous and include Hackberry Canyon, Yellow Mountain, Cottonwood Canyon Narrows, the Cockscomb, and Grosvenor Arch. Hike for an hour or take a longer hike - the choice is yours. There are books dedicated to different hikes along the Cottonwood Road. It may help to read ahead if you want to do some serious hiking. The Cottonwood Road is not passable when wet. Check road conditions before travelling. Easy to Moderate to Difficult Distance varies Many established trails

  • Picnicking

    Picnic tables, benches, and a restroom are available.



7 miles southeast of Kodachrome State Park on Cottonwood Creek Drive.

Phone Numbers


(435) 826-5499