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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

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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A nice Short Hike to Streatch Your Legs

Easy hike, well marked trail....fun little formations at the end. A nice place to let the kids out and run if they have been cooped up in the car too long. In August or summer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Easy hike, well marked trail....fun little formations at the end. A nice place to let the kids out and run if they have been cooped up in the car too long. In August or summer months hike early as it was warm when we got back. Always pack a little water.

Thank ashone
Londonderry, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is a great, little hike to see hoodoos. We walked up the dry river bed. There is not shade and no water. Be prepared.

Thank Carol S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Short hike to another planet....Magical place with many spirits around... There are not to many places you can see these types of formations with such a short hike....

Thank tim o
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This is a great, short hike to see some super cool, funky hoodoos. We had two teens with us. I think this would be a great hike for a family with younger kids, also. Just heed the warnings that there is NO shade and you've got to bring water. We visited on June 3rd and it was super hot. Flat... More 

1 Thank familytraveler38
Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

The parking lot is between mile marker 19&20. The hike is about 1/2 mile until you see the main hoodoo, hike up a small hill next to this iconic hoodoo to reach the other red hoodoos. If the sun is too much, there are arches in the walls of the wall next to these hoodoos, these arches provide cover from... More 

2 Thank TravelJohn092
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This is an easy trail under 1 mile each way to amazing mushroom-like formations of orange and white colors. the multicolored formations are so unique that you will feel like you are on a different planet. Try to go to the left from the main orange Toadstool Hoodoo to see many other mushroom-like hoodoos as well as amazing overlooks from... More 

Thank NYC_MichaelD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Very easy hike, it's right after mile marker 19. Has some cool rock formations and cool colors of the rocks. Fast hike to see something different and unique

Thank Natalie F
Boardman, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Highly recommend this hike for the casual hiker. Only 1.5 miles round trip. It's a very easy hike along a flat wash, until you get to the point where the trail seems blocked. Keep going! Just scramble up the rocks a bit and you are there. The toadstool rock formations are extremely unusual and make for great photos. The white... More 

1 Thank the72fish
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

As said in other posts, this is a flat, easy hike to a pretty cool destination. The toadstools are more than worth the effort. Trailhead starts off hwy 89 so you don't even have to drive down a dirt road to get there. Wife and I are 65+ and thought this hike to be a "piece of cake".

2 Thank Jim S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

This is such an interesting place. There are various 'routes' one can take, some easier than others. We saw 3 elderly folks having a wonderfully good time climbing up, over, down & around😊. Don't miss this amazing 1.6 round trip hike!

Thank LoonyGal

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