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This place is awesome. Check it out. I went from Wire pass and camped out there. you can get a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Crested Butte, Colorado
The longest and deepest slot canyon in the world

Buckskin Gulch, a canyon in southern Utah and one of the main tributaries of the Paria River, which... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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Gorgeous canyon whose stone walls shimmer with hundreds of different shades of pink and red: a truly aesthetic experience.
Kanab, UT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is awesome. Check it out. I went from Wire pass and camped out there. you can get a daily permit at the trailhead but need to enter the lottery for overnight ones. Canyon narrows to 3 feet and climbs to 50 feet. Way...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

Buckskin Gulch, a canyon in southern Utah and one of the main tributaries of the Paria River, which is a minor tributary of the Colorado River, is the longest and deepest slot canyon in the southwest United States--and may be the longest in the world....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have hiked slot canyons before, but none so large as this one. We were short on time, could only hike from 9:30-5 to make it to our next destination, but what we saw in that amount of time was so cool....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best hike we’ve ever did. The rock color is so amazing unlike anything we’ve ever seen. It’s so amazing how Mother Nature formed these. It started of on dry land and eventually wading in sometimes waist deep or higher water....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Tina C
Reviewed July 13, 2018

If you want to hike a slot canyon, this is the one to do. It's the longest one in the Southwest and for some reason is more of a hidden secret than others are. Antelope Canyon is well known and therefore full of hordes of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
6  Thank Nancy W
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Buckskin Gluch hike is about 24 Miles long. My family and I only did 11.7, and it’s my first time I’ve been on a hike that long. Anyone that’s never hiked before can do it. Things I do recommend is going with someone who’s familiar...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank carmenmgarcia92
Reviewed July 1, 2018

I shouldn't share the secret, it's too easy. On a hot day, bring tons of water. It's really hot there and back. inside the canyon it's lovely. Petroglyphs on the walls of the canyon about 1 mile in are also cool to see.

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank MaudraS
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We had a wonderful time hiking this slot canyon. It was amazing and beautiful. We took a bunch of pictures and had fun. We went to the amphitheater and then came back.(In the beginning of the hike we turned right when we came out of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Came here for a Saturday afternoon. We thoroughly enjoyed our walk in this slot canyon! The view was amazing and the best thing was that we were in shade the entire time after the 1.7 mile walk to get to the canyon. This was the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank gatorcindy
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This is a unique slot canyon that offers many rock formations, interesting erosion and cool temps. You walk in and out of water on a regular basis can will run into a rock dam about half way up that can be navigated with a little...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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October 11, 2018|
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Response from adnahsl | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t take a map, but we did look at the routes beforehand. We started at WirePass trailhead. It was pretty straightforward to the Wirepass narrows. You just follow the wash the entire way to the narrows. And it’s pretty... More
September 17, 2018|
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Response from Gleason L | Reviewed this property |
YES, if the road is dry, and you are careful. If there has been a lot of rain in the last week there may be some mud issues. Typically the road is well maintained. Contact the National Forest Ranger Station/Information... More
April 15, 2018|
Response from slorin721 | Reviewed this property |
I think it would depend on how much rain comes in before you go. The farther in you go the more likely you'll encounter water but reading recent reviews it seems that there is some standing water you'll encounter, even if... More