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Paria Canyon Wilderness Area

US Hwy 89, 7 miles north of the Arizona border, Big Water, UT
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Ranked #8 of 12 Attractions in Big Water
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- Jul 17, 2014
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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We spent a night camped here before hiking Paria Canyon. There were trees to provide shade, grass for walking and playing, a nice bathroom (large and clean), and lots of space for RVs. They also have horseback trips (we just camped). There aren't many places to camp between Kanab and Page, and this place was attractive, with helpful and attentive... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Amazing day hike. From the Wire Pass trailhead, 1:10 into Buckskin Gulch as far as the second water hole. The first we were able to cross on the rocks, but we couldn't get by the second and stay dry. 1:30 back to the trailhead. Slot canyon that has zig-zags, drops and tight narrows. Like nothing I've ever seen or done... More

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colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

i really dont want to tell all in this amazing place cuz i liked it quiet, serene, but its to fabulous not to share. if you like rocks and exploring its for you. theres slot canyons, free camping, green canyons, arches, and bridges... all in one place. im a split and run kind of person. i take in it all,... More

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Mount Carmel, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

This is a gorgeous area that really attracts photographers. The Wave and Buckskin Gulch are the most popular hikes in this area.

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