Cottonwood Wash Narrows trailhead, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah, USA.
Trucks and an RV park at Cottonwood Wash Narrows trailhead, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah, USA. Families enjoy this easy walk 3 miles round trip with 340 feet gain. The Cottonwood Wash Narrows slice through the Cockscomb, which was uplifted 65 million years ago as part of the East Kaibab Monocline, a major feature of the Colorado Plateau. Directions: On Highway 89, drive 10 miles west of Big Water, and between mileposts 17-18, turn north on Cottonwood Canyon Road (#400) then drive 25 miles to Cottonwood Narrows North Trailhead sign (located 12.5 miles southeast of Kodachrome Basin State Park). The red and white "Candyland" towers along the road are upturned layers of the Entrada Sandstone Formation.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download