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Paria Canyon/Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness
Paria Canyon Permit Area - Maps & Guidebooks

You can print a small map of the area (pdf) that shows the main trailheads/access points and road access..

A detailed Hikers Guide to the Paria Canyon can be obtained from the Arizona Strip Interpretive Association or at the Kanab Field Office, Paria Contact Station or the St. George Field Office, in Utah.

There are multiple commercial guidebooks available from private and non-profit sources that provide hiking and backpacking information on the area; including the Hiker’s Guide to the Paria Canyon. As a government agency, the BLM cannot recommend one retail outlet over another.

More detailed maps will provide better navigational capabilities. U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) 7.5' topographic maps which cover Paria Canyon and Buckskin Gulch are available from local map stores, some sporting good stores, and the USGS at or USGS, Federal Center, Building 41, Denver, CO 80225.

 Vermilion Cliffs National Monument 
Monument Manager:  Wayne Monger, Acting
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

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