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Paria Outpost and Outfitters

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Address: Highway 89 (mile 21), Big Water, UT 84741
Phone Number: +1 928-691-1047

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Susan and Steve go out of their way to make sure that their clients have a special experience in this most amazing part of our country. Cannot wait to return for another adventure... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Fairbanks, AK
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Fairbanks, AK
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Susan and Steve go out of their way to make sure that their clients have a special experience in this most amazing part of our country. Cannot wait to return for another adventure with this really great group of people!

Thank Fairbanks07
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

If you can get a permit for Coyote Buttes, head to Paria Outpost for a wonderful guided hike. Susan Dodson took my husband and I and two other people on a personal guided hike of the Buttes. She made the day extremely special with her knowledge of the geology and photography tips. I HIGHLY recommend this company.

Thank Jean G
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163 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great, friendly but professional husband and wife venture. They were the first to apply for ,and be granted ,a licence to guide in this wonderful area and we chose them to take us to White Pocket after reading glowing reviews. We had no regrets whatsoever and were treated to a very memorable day with Susan as our... More 

Thank voa
Portland, OR
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Steve took us to see the South Coyote Butte area. He's a great guy and super knowledgeable about the area. We spent all day, it was well worth it. We will definitely call them again for another tour the next time we're in the area.

Thank crimson_orchid
New York
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127 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Our trip to the Wave had been great with Dallas! He was experience and know where to bring us to see the beautiful views. We went to the boneyard, dinosaur tracks and the 2nd Wave! We had enough time to spend at The Wave and Dallas had never rush us at any points! Btw, avocado sandwich made by Susan was... More 

Thank MenglembuMag
Bonn, Germany
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Steve from Paria Outpost made our stay in the US very special, as he shared the most beautiful places of the Coyote Buttes South and White Pocket with us! He not only knew where to find the most spectacular places but also when to be there to have the best light for taking photos of these. By the way, we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Steve and Susan were great to work with in getting the trip set-up. They sent us out early due to the hot weather with Mike Leinen as our guide. The suburban was comfortable and well equipped. Mike's confident and smooth driving kept us feeling safe and took away all anxieties of a long trip through deep sand in hot temperatures.... More 

Thank EJ J
London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

I've been to this part of Utah on many occasions and have taken a few organised tours, but I have to say that the Paria Outpost tour run by the Dodsons (Steve and Susan) was truly exceptional. I had a permit for South Coyote Buttes reserved online a few months in advance, and booking with Paria Outpost was easy and... More 

Thank drjudo
Scottsdale, Arizona
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178 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

We booked a trip with Paria several months before our trip. There were flexible with helping if we had permits to Coyote Buttes North (WAVE) or South, or neither. We ended up getting permits to both and had to split our group. 2 went to the WAVE and we were told that we could figure out how to get there... More 

Thank Cindy M
Folsom, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

We finished our day in South Coyote Buttes with the most amazing photos ever! Four hundred of them... and we are not professional photographers, but you can't go wrong in South Coyote Buttes. We are well into a six week drive through the southwest visiting National Parks and experiencing the beauty this region has to offer. And we have seen... More 

Thank BethFolsom

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