Paria Contact Station
The Paria Contact Station is a seasonally staffed information center primarily focused on assisting guests visiting the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, and nearby sites within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The station also serves as a pickup location for Paria Canyon Overnight permits. Drinking water is available year-round in the parking area.
Accessibility Description (ABA/ADA)
The front desk and exterior bathroom meet ADA accessibility standards.
for the season on Nov. 15, 2023, and will remain closed until resuming a seven-day schedule, typically expected to open in mid-March.
Plan Your Visit
Coyote Buttes North Daily Lottery (The Wave)
- Coyote Buttes North Daily Lottery (The Wave)
- Coyote Buttes North Advanced Lottery (The Wave)
Paria Canyon Overnight Permits
- Paria Canyon Overnight Permits
Get permits, human-waste bags, maps & information at these locations:
Arizona Strip District & Public Lands Info. Center
345 E. Riverside Dr.
St. George, UT 84790
As a reminder, permits must be picked up in person at the specified location you selected when making your reservation; all trash and solid human waste must be carried out; and all fires are prohibited. For a complete list of Rules & Regulations, visit the "Need to Know" section on Recreation.gov.
Active Advisories & Alerts in Effect
Check out the advisories and alerts in effect to help plan and prepare for your next adventure. Help prevent wildfires! Learn more at Utah - Fire Restrictions | Bureau of Land Management (blm.gov).