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Buckskin Gulch

Kanab, UT
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Ranked #4 of 13 attractions in Kanab
Type: Canyons
Activities: Hiking
Description: Gorgeous canyon whose stone walls shimmer with hundreds of different shades of pink and red: a truly aesthetic experience.
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Berlin, Germany
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

i liked that there are not so many tourists like zion or bryce canyon .. so if you want to be more remote and you have no permit for the wave yet ;-) do that

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Page, Arizona
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77 reviews 77 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Having hiked this area many times I can say I never get bored doing this over and over again. 14 miles of slot canyon and great scenery and unusual rock formations.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We parked at Whitehouse Campground and had the Dodson’s from Paria Outpost (highly recommend) give us a ride to Wirepass trailhead. We started at 7:30am and took off from Wirepass. Once in the slot canyon, there are no landmarks or GPS signal to gauge how far you have traveled. I did have a map showing middle route, the cease pool... More

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Paramaribo, Paramaribo, Suriname
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We tried to draw out for the wave three times but didn't make it. Buckskin is really worth hiking. It isn't strenuous but is really beautiful. We went in about seven miles so about fourteen round trip. There was a little mud from the previous days rain but nothing that caused problems.

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Oakwood, Illinois
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106 reviews 106 reviews
55 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Buckskin Gulch is fantastic. We entered though Wire Pass which was a great slot that consisted of an easy wash hike with a choke stone, boulder scramble, and an easy downclimb. When we were there Buckskin was blissfully dry; usually there is muddy hiking, wading, and swims involved. My husband thought Wire Pass was fantastic but got bored with Buckskin... More

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Hopkinton, New Hampshire, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Beautiful slot canyon, but a bit rugged to get down into. Only the truly hearty can make it past the cesspools.

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Springville, Utah
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

It was a beautiful hike. We did it as a day hike with our four children. We went in through wire pass and then to Buckskin Gulch! We went in probably two miles before it was too muddy and no rocks to jump to:). Wire Pass is 1.7 miles so the kids were done hiking anyway. Beautiful hike would love... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

it was the tallest slot canyon with plenty of room at the bottom. It was great for those who are afraid of tight spaces

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Phoenix, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Buckskin Gulch is the longest slot canyon in world. This place is absolutely amazing! I did a 3 day backpacking trip through the canyon and loved it. You walk through some awesome slots and follow the Paria river. Some awesome opportunities for a great photography!

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Not far from Kanab. Great place to hike. Met other hikers who gave us great tips on other places to hike as well.

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