Paria Outpost & Outfitters

Paria Outpost & Outfitters provides guided photography, scenic, adventure and hiking tours in the Vermillion Cliffs and the Grand Staircase National Monuments. We are the closest to the Vermilion Cliffs Monument and can give you the most time to explore in a day. We offer the most reasonable rates and offer family and group pricing. We do not require a deposit for reservations so if the weather is bad or your plans must change, no problem.

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(435) 200-3599
PO Box 410075
Big Water, Utah 84741


North Coyote Buttes
This six mile hike has you traveling through deep sand, ueven slopes, and stunning scenary. You'll get to see The Wave along with The Second Wave, The Boneyard, Sand Cove and The Toprock. $175 per person.

South Coyote Buttes
Schedule a full day tour to hike about six miles around Cottonwood Cove and see some of the most fantastic colorful spots on the planet. $175 per person.
Spend a full day in Paw Hole and hike five miles to see the best of the best. $175 per person.
Visit the lesser known areas of Cottonwood Cove with the Cottonwood Cove Further Tour and hike about seven miles. $175 per person.

White Pocket
Not an intense hiker? No problem. With a short five minute walk, you arrive at White Pocket and will be surrounded by swirls and brain rocks. $175 per person.
You can also choose the White Pocket Further Tour which includes a lot of hiking but you'll get to see another area full of intense rock formations. $175 per person.

Vermilion Cliffs National Monument
Explore 300,000 plus acres of the Vermillion Cliffs National Monument's plateaus with foot cliffs, valleys, buttes and messas. $175 per person.
Visit Soap Creek/Rainbow Rocks where you'll be wide-eyed at the rainbow-colored brain rocks and be able to view the beginning of the Grand Canyon. $175 per person.
Hike through rarely visited formations and see land areas that others don't even know exist. $175 per person.

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Visit the Wahweap Hoodos (White Ghosts) to see the most famous hoodoos around with a four mile hike with zero hills. $175 per person.
Hike three and half miles each way to see all of Sidestep Canyon and see more hoodoos than you ever thought could be in one place. $175 per person.
With an easy 30 minute walk, you'll be to The Rimrocks and see 100-plus hoodoos. $175 per person.
If you're up for a fairly steep thirty-minute climb, you can spend the rest of the day hiking easily around the Yellow Rock/Cockscomb Area. $175 per person.
See the best slot canyons around in the Wire Pass/Buckskin Gulch Area. Shuttles are also available.

Overnight Tours
Spend a full 24 hours in the great outdoors. Whether you're a photographer wanting to capture sunset and sunrise pictures or an outdoors lover who wants to experience a night under the stars, this tour will not disappoint.

Driving Tours
If you're more into driving than hiking, then schedule a driving tour where you can ride through the Cottonwood Road and the Smoky Mountain Road and see the best view of Lake Powell. $175 per person.


The shuttle is the way to go if you are doing a one-way trip. You can leave your car at the end of the hike so it will be waiting for you when you're finished. Cost is for up to four people with gear. Each additional person is $25 each. If you have more than six people, another vehicle is needed and will cost the full amount. This is about five hours round trip.

Lees Ferry to Whitehouse — $200
Lees Ferry to Wirepass — $250
Whitehouse to Wirepass — $75

Photo Workshops

Learn to capture spectacular landscape photos. The professional photographer will ensure you are in the right place at the right time so you don't miss any of the stunning shots.

Options for Workshops
1) Noon to sunset or later afternoon to past sunset for night sky photography at White Pocket. $275 per person.
2) Non-hiking option, drive to and shoot at Paria Movie Set and Stud Horse Point. 1 PM to sunset or later afternoon to after sunset. $275 per person.
3) Overnight at White Pocket from 1 PM to noon the next day. Camping gear is provided. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is also included. Some easy hiking is involved. $375 per person.

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