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Address: Trailhead Starts at End of Fish Hatchery Road, Big Water, UT 84741

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Out of this world landscape!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Nanaimo, Canada
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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 stunning colours so it is very enjoyable watching the ground. In fact it was quite... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 Brown tops. In my opinion this should be a whole day trip. You can get... More 

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 a large memory card. It may be too hot in the summer, but check with... More 

2 Thank Robert P
Hurricane, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 is flat with the major issue being the mud near the creek. I'd recommend hiking... More 

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Sibrina Czech republic
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 20km round trip without any shade.We started around 11.00 a.m. and wasn't good idea.Early morning... More 

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Farragut, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 prepared! Don't go too late in the day. The hoodoos will be in the shadows... More 

Marysville, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 creek in a two wheel drive. We had a 4 x 4. You hike up... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015

We hiked this wash trail about two years ago. It was a beautiful day and the hoodoos were truly a sight to see. The problem occurred when we were about 1.5 miles from the end of the hike. We heard shots that came from on top of the wash. As we approached where the shots came from, we saw two... More 

8 Thank Susan R
prior lake mn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

As others described, park at the fish hatchery and head upstream. It is not a leisurely stroll, take water and prepare to get your feet wet and sandy if the stream is high enough. There is little to no shade and it is ~4.5 mile hike one way. We even came upon some free range cattle. Good news, the hike... More 

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