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Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos

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Address: US Hwy 89, Big Water, UT 84741
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+1 435-644-5923
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The Paria Rimrocks are an amazing collection of hoodoos, badlands, and...

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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An Out of This World Experience!

This is an amazingly quick and easy hike that you really shouldn't miss if you're ever in the area. The sign is super small and we had to make a u-turn to get back into the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Oakville, Canada
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Oakville, Canada
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazingly quick and easy hike that you really shouldn't miss if you're ever in the area. The sign is super small and we had to make a u-turn to get back into the parking lot after passing it entirely. The hike itself is really short and easy and when you get to the toadstools you'll feel like... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

1.6 miles round trip hike - we were the only ones at dusk and got to see a beautiful sunset in the mountains. The formations are interesting, not too many, but it is worth it.

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

In planning for a month-long roadtrip to the canyon areas of utah, I looked far and wide for unique experiences from different sources to include on our itinerary. When I came upon information on these "Toadstool Hoodoos", I thought we'd check them out. They were in fact amazing! We stopped in late afternoon in mid August thinking we'd catch the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Close to highway 89, easy walk, not to miss. I've travelled extensively and my favorite State is Utah. This area is one of the many that is a privilege to experience.

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Nuernberg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had bad weather in Page and so our booked for-wheel-tour to White Pocket was cancelled. There was no rain in the afternoon and we decided to visit the Hoodos. The parking area is beside the Highway west of Big Water. The way was a little bit muddy, but this wasn’t a big problem. We reached the Hoodos and were... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The walk to the toadstools is about one mile and is relatively easy. There are signs marking the way but you think, how much longer. Be sure to take water as even in October it was warm and dry. Seeing the Hoodos for the first time is amazing, even geologists think the rock are really cool. This is a fantasy... More 

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Moab, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Step out of your car, walk along Wahweap Creek four miles or so, watch for the other-worldly toadstools in several families, niched in the snow-white flow-stone of the west wall.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is another little gem in southern Utah. My 10 year old son and his buddy loved it because it was an easy hike through a pretty little desert wash to a whole series of hidey holes and toadstool formations. Even though it was very windy on the highway, it wasn't too bad in the canyon. There are many interesting... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I'd spent the day in Page and was headed to Kanab. This was a nice hike to see some interesting formations. The trail was pretty well marked, you can also follow the stream bed. I missed the exit back to the parking lot on the way back, so probably should have paid attention on the way out. There is a... More 

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Middletown, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

A variety of colors and formations. The marked path took us through dry river beds and nice vistas. Sunset was a great time to be there with long shadows and light conditions.

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