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Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos

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Address: US Hwy 89, Big Water, UT 84741
Phone Number: 435-644-5923
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Description: 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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It was a hot day, so we chose to do a shorter hike. I believe it was about 1.6 miles roundtrip. Take water, as it is very hot in the summer! It is right off the highway, so not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

It was a hot day, so we chose to do a shorter hike. I believe it was about 1.6 miles roundtrip. Take water, as it is very hot in the summer! It is right off the highway, so not many people know about it. One guy was leaving when we arrived, but that was it. It was great to have... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Short, flat one mile hike in and out to the Hoo Doos is well worth the effort at either sunrise or sunset for good photos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Very cool place. The scenery is very nice. Access is right off the side of the highway. There is a small, dirt parking lot where the trailhead begins. It's an easy hike, with very little incline. The trail meanders along side a small stream. The end of the trail opens up into a general area where the toadstools are. Be... More 

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is about a 1 mile hike each way, some of it a little difficult with scrambling on rocks and sand, but not too tough, and well worth it. The toadstool formations are so interesting and great for photography.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Very nice hike just over the border from Arizona to Utah. All the rock formations are beautiful and have different colorations. The wildflowers were in bloom during our visit.

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Mendota Heights, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This makes a great little "pull over and walk a bit" attraction. The walk into the rock formations is easy, and wandering around the area simple. The area was not crowded like other canyon areas and made for some fun photos. All in all, I would say that if you need to get out and stretch your legs this a... More 

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New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The cliffs and alcoves around the "toadstools" are beautiful and interesting too. It's a good hike for kids who can climb all over the rock formations. The off- trail exploring in the nearby washes is also fun and rewarding. We saw many wildflowers in April.

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Scottsdale, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The walk to the toadstools is challenging in parts, but well worth the effort. Amazing large formations.

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Easy access, short hike, interesting formations if you haven't seen a lot of this kind of thing. We were in Utah previously at other places where the formations were similar so it didn't stand out in that sense - although this was very easy to get to. Kids could do this hike no problem

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We thought this was kind of our hidden treasure... guess the world has found out about this place. It is one of the most unique places we have been to. The hoodoos or toadstools are geologic miracles - sandstone pillars capped with a hard sandstone concretion. Just take a look at the pictures - they are awesome, but seeing these... More 

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Address: US Hwy 89, Big Water, UT 84741
Phone Number: 435-644-5923
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Big Water

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