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Cool quick stop

Plan for about 1.5 hours or more if you wish to continue the hike. It took my husband and I about... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Liane M
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New Hampshire
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Cool little spot right off Hwy 89

Utah geology is fascinating!!! The toadstools are another example of this amazing geology! When you... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
dremmettdc
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Cedar City, Utah
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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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US Hwy 89, Big Water, UT 84741
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Plan for about 1.5 hours or more if you wish to continue the hike. It took my husband and I about 1/2 hour to walk out to the first toadstool (.6 mile walk). It was a great quick stop. There is little shade. Do keep...More

Thank Liane M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was not very impressed by the Toadstool Hoodoos. Unless we were in the wrong place (and I don't think we were), there weren't that many to see (2 red & 1 white). They must have eroded over the years. As the walk was only...More

Thank Sailor_1997
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Utah geology is fascinating!!! The toadstools are another example of this amazing geology! When you arrive at your first toadstool, there are some more past it. As you arrive at that first toadstool look over to your left and follow the worn paths, there are...More

Thank dremmettdc
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

0.8 miles one-way on a well-marked trail. If you lose the trail, follow the dry river bed. It'll get you there with just a few extra steps. Went in June. Was 103* and windy so we took lots of water and needed it. It's an...More

Thank HeikeJo
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Take your time to explore this very interesting area. The hike from the parking area is quite short and easy. If you feel you've seen everything based on the initial grouping of red hoodoos, you're in for a surprise. Continue both to the right and...More

1  Thank Steve F
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Keep them beautiful and don't climb on them!!!! The trail is short but very uneven and not clearly marked once reaching the hoodoos but it is easy to find your way. We spent about an hour total to hike there and back and to photograph...More

2  Thank J W
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Very easy short and worth every moment. Good for family's worth kids. But can get windy and then the dirt us everywhere so just be aware ..

Thank alejandro f
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Trail was a bit more up and down, especially at the end, than we expected. It was almost easier to walk in the creek bed than the trail in most spots. Once we got to the top, it was terrific. You could spend a few...More

Thank Lastrick
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This is just a short nature walk, about 2 miles round trip, that goes to an area that has a few rock hoodoos, called "toad stools". The erosional features of the geologic formations are interesting. There are not many toadstools but it's a nice walk....More

1  Thank roam-ID
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Small parking lot off 89a you can enter part of the grand staircase area. Short 3/4 mile each way to toadstools.

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