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Better than expected

We have a Honda Odyssey so we did not expect to get down this road for more than a mile Turns out... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lastrick
,
Idaho
Pure Utah

I'd read reviews that said late day lighting was the best t time to visit this area and they were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Keystoneup
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
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Travellers talk about
“movie set” (15 reviews)
“dirt road” (17 reviews)
“wondered why” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Us 89, Kanab, UT
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JPMiles / Payback Arrow
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JPMiles / Payback Arrow
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"movie set"
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"dirt road"
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"wondered why"
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"picnic area"
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"visitor center"
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"cemetery"
in 13 reviews
"rebuilt"
in 5 reviews
"marker"
in 4 reviews
"badlands"
in 3 reviews
"townsite"
in 3 reviews
"blm"
in 7 reviews
"scenery"
in 11 reviews
"cliffs"
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"miles"
in 14 reviews
"page"
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"vivid"
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"photos"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a Honda Odyssey so we did not expect to get down this road for more than a mile Turns out, it was a great road for 4.6 miles ! So we got to see the painted cliffs and they were amazing. Did not...More

Thank Lastrick
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd read reviews that said late day lighting was the best t time to visit this area and they were right on! The setting sun lit up the multi colored cliffs. Road was dry when we went in and was not an issue, we did...More

Thank Keystoneup
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

We asked Dreamland if there was anything that was just a short drive from Kanab and our guide suggested this place. I am so glad we took it. It has different scenery from the other places we had seen near there - it actually reminded...More

Thank Russ H
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I feel a must see for all the color on the cliffs! In rainy or winter months, a 4-wheel drive will be necessary. We always take our guest to see Paria, even more lovely near sunset.

Thank hahahajeanne
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We drove back from the road about 5 miles on a dirt road. There were some gullies once we got close to the end,so, if you are in a regular car, watch out for those and try to choose another way around. There is not...More

1  Thank mail4rv2
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

We had no idea vandals burned the town down in 2006! What a disappointment it was to discover this. There are 2 picnic tables, a grill plus toilet facilities. The tables are in the sun so we picnicked in the car due to the intense...More

Thank xxSUZQxx
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

The colors of the badlands-type hills are beyond beautiful. I parked at the picnic area; and explored that area. Then walked on a poor dirt road into an area of white-rock hills and saw bighorn sheep. Then walked the main road past the cemetery to...More

1  Thank Harold W
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

We had seen pictures online before and decided we had to find this place. It is an absolutely beautiful and unique place. The colors are so vivid. And the history is very interesting. We plan on visiting here again someday.

Thank Tita T
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

the town is gone due to a fire. The rock striations are nice to see but overall this place is disappointing. Keep on driving; do not stop.

Thank 427BeatleBob
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

There is not much to see at the old Townsite itself. However the drive back the 5 mile or so dirt road offers gorgeous views. Interesting history here.

3  Thank Mosslady53
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Tonya B
12 April 2018|
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Response from Keystoneup | Reviewed this property |
Sure you could take a dog. We were there in the end of March in the late afternoon and there was no one else around. Except for the old cemetery there isnt much there but the scenery is beautiful. It's just a little side... More
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karenrP6650JK
30 March 2016|
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Response from arod82 | Reviewed this property |
The access road is some miles away from Kanab. You can stop at the Kanab visitor center (which is the same as the Escalante visitor center) and they will tell you how far it is. You can get all your info there. I would... More
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