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Wahweap Hoodos

Trailhead Starts at End of Fish Hatchery Road, Big Water, UT 84741
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Long hike to outstanding hoodoos and "white-ghost" rocks

I'm not sure that some of the review below are correct; but to the best of my knowledge, to get to... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
Harold W
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Upland, California
Shortcut for only 3 miles r.t. hiking to this amazing place.

You don't have to hike the 10+miles to visit this place. We didn't. Mark "Wahweap Hoodos" on your... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
l-_-Sheila-_-l
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Austin, Texas
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Trailhead Starts at End of Fish Hatchery Road, Big Water, UT 84741
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

I'm not sure that some of the review below are correct; but to the best of my knowledge, to get to the Wahweap Hoodoos you (1) leave hwy 89 and Big Water, UT and follow the directions below, passing fish hatcheries. I parked shortly before...More

1  Thank Harold W
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

You don't have to hike the 10+miles to visit this place. We didn't. Mark "Wahweap Hoodos" on your phone, and enter GPS coordinates 37.166732, -11.722128 and Google Map will route you from US89 to Cottonwood Canyon Rd and then other roads. Please note the road...More

4  Thank l-_-Sheila-_-l
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

This was not easy hiking. The sand is deep and you have to be alert with every step not to twist your ankle on the rocks that are peeping out. On the plus side the sand has the most hypnotic forms and the rocks are...More

2  Thank Willow F
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

The rock formations here are outstanding! It is well wort the 20mile drive from Glenn Canyon Dam. There are signs along the road where to park. Beware, there is no shade or water and be prepared for at least a one mile walk.

1  Thank AZ85603
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Wahweap Hoodos is a very remote place that requires a very long quite difficult hike in the sandy Wahweap Wash. But it is worth the effort of getting there. At the end of the hike you will see many White and Grey Mushroom-Like Formations with...More

4  Thank NYC_MichaelD
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

What a fantastic fantasyland! Be prepared for a long walk down a mostly dry wash, but the payoff is terrific. I know of no other place that offers the sights you will encounter here. Absolutely bring your camera - and an extra battery along with...More

4  Thank Robert P
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

We hiked to the Towers of Silence on Sept. 19, 2015. The hike is in the Wahweap Creek bed and is a bit over 9 miles. The creek appears to run all year, so you end up crossing over the water many times. The hike...More

3  Thank Peter K
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

It was probably our most difficult trail during our stay in USA.It was quite uneasily to find a begining of a trail.We have to cross the river with our Jeep and it wasn't so easy.The trail itself go in a big wash and is about...More

5  Thank Ludek S
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Reviewed 2 August 2015

Amazing hoodoos at the end of this 3.75mi one way hike! Take PLENTY of water in the summer and extra sunscreen. You will need it. There is almost no shade and NO water around. This hike can be punishing if you are not able or...More

2  Thank TLHKNXG
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Reviewed 31 January 2015

Before writing my review, I checked how someone could have rated it poor. Well I guess being shot at would certainly color your experience. Go to Big Water and go north. Continue past the hatchery. We crossed Wahweap Creek. Today I would have crossed the...More

4  Thank western u
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