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Paria Canyon Permit Area - Trailheads

White House Trailhead

White House Trailhead From Page, AZ, drive west on Highway 89 for 30 miles (48 kilometers). Look for the BLM Contact Station sign on the left (south). The Paria Contact Station is two hundred yards off Highway 89. The White House trailhead is two miles down a dirt road that begins at the Contact Station.

From Kanab, UT, drive east on Highway 89 for 43 miles (62 kilometers). Look for the BLM Contact Station sign on the right. The White House trailhead is two miles (3.2 kilometers) down a dirt road that begins at the Information Station.

Hiking and Camping Information

  • Elevation above sea level: 4,300 feet (1,311 meters)
  • 38 miles (61 kilometers) to Lee's Ferry Trailhead
  • 21 miles (34 kilometers) to Wire Pass Trailhead
  • 23 miles (37 kilometers) to Buckskin Trailhead
  • Adjacent to White House Campground
  • No water
  • Restrooms
  • No Telephone (poor cell phone coverage)

Wire Pass Trailhead

Wire Pass Trailhead From Page, AZ, drive west on Highway 89 for 34 miles (55 kilometers). Drive past the BLM Contact Station and the road to the White House trailhead. Turn left onto House Rock Valley Road. This road is compacted dirt. The Wire Pass trailhead is 8.3 miles (13.4 kilometers) down this dirt road.


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From Kanab, UT, drive east on Highway 89 for 38 miles (61 kilometers). Turn right onto House Rock Valley Road. This road is compacted dirt. The Wire Pass trailhead is 8.3 miles (13.4 kilometers) down this dirt road.

Wire Pass is also the main trailhead for Coyote Buttes North.

Hiking and Camping Information

  • Elevation above sea level: 5,040 feet (1,536 meters)
  • 44 miles (70.8 kilometers) to Lee's Ferry Trailhead
  • 5.7 miles (9.2 kilometers) to Buckskin Trailhead
  • 21 miles (33.8 kilometers) to White House Trailhead
  • Stateline Campground is one mile south on House Rock Valley Road
  • If campground is full, camping is allowed at trailhead
  • Restrooms
  • No Water
  • No Telephone (poor cell phone coverage)

Buckskin Gulch Trailhead

Buckskin Gulch Trailhead From Page, AZ, drive west on Highway 89 for 34 miles (55 kilometers). Drive past the BLM Contact Station and the road to the White House trailhead. Turn left onto House Rock Valley Road. This road is compacted dirt. The Buckskin trailhead is 4.5 miles (7.2 kilometers) down this dirt road.

From Kanab, UT, drive east on Highway 89 for 38 miles (61 kilometers). Turn right onto House Rock Valley Road. This road is compacted dirt. The Buckskin trailhead is 4.5 miles (7.2 kilometers) down this dirt road.

Hiking and Camping Information

  • Elevation above sea level: 5,040 feet (1,536 meters)
  • 47 miles (76 kilometers) to Lee's Ferry Trailhead
  • 5.7 miles (9.2 kilometers) to Wire Pass Trailhead
  • 23 miles (37 kilometers) to White House Trailhead
  • No official campground, but camping is allowed at trailhead
  • No Water
  • No Restrooms
  • No Telephone (poor cell phone coverage) 

Lee's Ferry Trailhead

Lee's Ferry TrailheadFrom Page, AZ, drive south on Highway 89 for 25 miles (40 kilometers). Turn right (north) onto Highway 89A and continue for 14 miles (22.5 kilometers). Cross over the Colorado River and pass the Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center on your right. Watch for the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area entrance on your right.

From Kanab, UT, drive east on Highway 89 for 73 miles (117 kilometers) to Page, AZ. Follow the above directions from Page.

Hiking and Camping Information

  • Elevation above sea level: 3,100 feet (945 meters)
  • 38 miles (61 kilometers) to White House Trailhead
  • 44 miles (70.8 kilometers) to Wire Pass Trailhead
  • 47 miles (75.6 kilometers) to Buckskin Trailhead
  • Water
  • Restrooms
  • Camping is not permitted on the Glen Canyon Recreation Area portion of the Paria Canyon Trail
  • Located within the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

 Vermilion Cliffs National Monument 
Monument Manager:  Kevin Wright
345 E. Riverside Drive
St. George, UT 84790-6714
(435) 688-3200 
Hours: 7:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday 
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Saturday 
Closed Sunday