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These Watercolor Mountains Hiding In Utah Will Take Your Breath Away

The incredible Paria Canyon is a sight that many Utahns never witness; it’s in a remote part of the state. Part of the Paria Canyon/Vermilion Canyon Permit Area, the canyon is overseen by the Bureau of Land Managment, and straddles the Utah/Arizona border. Though it’s incredibly remote and rough, the canyon is well worth your time – you’ll enjoy the most beautiful palette of colors you’ve ever seen.

For more information about the geology of Paria River Canyon, visit the Bureau of Land Management’s website. Have you ever visited this gorgeous place? Tell us about your adventures!

For another interesting adventure in Southern Utah, drive the Moki Dugway.

Catherine Armstrong
Catherine is a lifelong resident of Utah. She's a writer, researcher and observer of the human condition.