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Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos

US Hwy 89, Big Water, UT 84741
+1 435-644-5923
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Its alright

This was an easy walk/hike to get to but at the end, the scenery was just ok. This might be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
Easy walk - pleasant views

Blink and you'll miss the turnoff to the trailhead for this walk. The signage is very poor. By the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Abhijit C
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The Paria Rimrocks are an amazing collection of hoodoos, badlands, and other interesting rock formations found in the area located between the Cockscomb Fault and the southern section of Cottonwood Canyon Road just north of US 89.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“easy hike” (26 reviews)
“mile marker” (10 reviews)
US Hwy 89, Big Water, UT 84741
+1 435-644-5923
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an easy walk/hike to get to but at the end, the scenery was just ok. This might be influenced by the fact that we had been previously hiking in Coyote Buttes North, South, Side Step Canyon and buckskin gulch so very little can...More

Thank slorin721
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Blink and you'll miss the turnoff to the trailhead for this walk. The signage is very poor. By the time I saw the car-park, I had already driven past it and took me a a couple of miles to find a spot to turn around....More

Thank Abhijit C
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I guess if you are short on time or not willing to exert yourself much, this might be a quintessential southern Utah hike. But really folks, go to Bryce Canyon or Goblin Valley and you will really see special hoodoos. This is a pale comparison...More

1  Thank Utah801ski
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here while in Page, AZ. Quiet, nice hike with beautiful scenery. There isn't much shade, so bring a hat and some water, especially if hiking later in the day like we did. The toadstools are very interesting formations. Easy hike to the toadstools. A...More

Thank Joseph N
Reviewed 17 September 2017

It looks like short hike on Google Maps but allow over an hour to get there and back. Take water and hat with you - it's really warm in summer. Hoodoos look great - there is beautiful contrast between geological layers. It's one of Utah...More

Thank Krzysztof T
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Great short hike with really cool places to explore. Quite a few people were walking the trail but it was far from crowded. There were a few places to find shade, but not a lot. No restroom facilities. Beautiful scenery and cool hoodoos. Great place...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

There is a nice BLM field office 1.5mi away, they had awesome bathrooms and friendly help. Plenty of parking at trailhead. Follow the wash at first and then shift over to trail It's like a fairly land with several photo worthy objects. We arrived about...More

Thank Marty E
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This is not a long hike. A little rough in places, but not bad. I was expecting to see more toadstools as we hiked, but really only saw a couple as we got to the end of the trail.

1  Thank mail4rv2
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Just 1.5 miles from BLM's Paria Contact Station on highway 89 near mile marker 19 is an area of hoodoos, sandstone formations shaped like mushrooms. From the small parking lot you can take a 1.6 mile round trip hike along and through a wash to...More

2  Thank Davis K
Reviewed 24 April 2017

It was easy to miss the parking lot with the only sign there. We had to turn around and glad we did. Great return for the short hike.

1  Thank l-_-Sheila-_-l
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