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Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos

US Hwy 89, Big Water, UT 84741
+1 435-644-5923
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Not a difficult hike

This is not a long hike. A little rough in places, but not bad. I was expecting to see more... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mail4rv2
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Buffalo, New York
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Just 1.5 miles from BLM's Paria Contact Station on highway 89 near mile marker 19 is an area of... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Davis K
,
Phoenix, Arizona
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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.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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US Hwy 89, Big Water, UT 84741
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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.

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

1  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
Reviewed 18 April 2017

in case you do make it in the lottery to Coyottes Buttes choose to go here, different but fantastic and easy to acces, no permit required. You may drive by even after visiting the wave.

1  Thank ERIK S
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Again I wasn't prepared for the long trek to the toadstool. Had I been prepared, I would have had a better time. The trail is narrow in some places and I got stuck behind a large family moving SLOWLY. The "payoff" was just ok, made...More

3  Thank stefaniew207
Reviewed 6 April 2017

My wife and I hiked it after a rain storm the day before. So it was a little slick. However it was do-able. When we got there the scenery was outstanding. However there were still a lot of people there, so the serenity wasn't very...More

Thank mjohnsongreen
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We loved the Toadstool Hoodoos. So unique and unexpected. Short hike and no crowds. Perfect! We heard about it from a tour company who suggested we stop at the BLM for other ideas...it is easy to find along Rte 89. Other reviews: worthy, easy, big...More

2  Thank MCA6345
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for that perfect hike with few people and an other-worldly experience this is it! The toadstool are cool to see and not to hard to get to - just watch your time of day as it can get toasty!

Thank Mark107
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This a short hike (and not too difficult) from Hwy. 89 about 45 miles from Kanab, Utah. There is a well marked trail that is easy to follow. Hint: The trail does go up and down a bit but if you take the wash, it...More

4  Thank dgs331
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We had no plans to stop here; we simply saw the small sign off the side of the road. this place resembles what I would expect Mars to look like. My kids had so much fun exploring...and me too! The coolest thing about the short...More

Thank Gacho
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