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Sep 25, 2019 - THE WAVE

HOW TO RIDE THE WAVE: LOCATION & ACCESS The Wave is in the north section of Coyote Buttes, between Paria Canyon and Vermillion Cliffs National Monument. Turn off US-89 about halfway between Kanab, Utah, and Page Arizona. If you can get a hiking permit, that is! The Wave’s overwhelming popularity caused the BLM to limit foot traffic to 20 people per day, so while the hike itself is a fairly straightforward 2.6 miles each way, getting the required permit can be tricky. Half the daily permits are issued by lottery for dates four months out...

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2019 RV Adventure

Oct 21, 2005 - Paria, Utah

We took a small detour off the main road down some dirt roads to explore the old pioneer village of Paria from the 1800's. It was an amazingly beautiful place with incredible colours in the rocks. You can see why they would have liked to live here but unfortunately every year or so a flash flood would come through and wash everything away. They seemed to put up with it and kept trying but eventually gave up and left in the early 1900's. The place made a comeback as a film location for westerns. The film makers loved the colours in the rock...

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