Buckskin Gulch Full Day Tour

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  • No booking or credit card fees
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted

What To Expect

Explore Buckskin Gulch - the longest and deepest slot canyon in the Southwest which offer three sections with amazing scenery. An adventure that you cannot miss during your stay in Arizona!


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Paria Ranger Station
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While others are narrower or more challenging to explore, the length and variety of the terrain in the gulch make it the best overall. The canyon is narrow for 12 miles; the cliffs become steadily higher downstream, reaching a height of 500 feet above the streambed at the end, where Buckskin Gulch meets the Paria river which also flows through a deep canyon for several miles either side of the confluence.

The walls of both canyons are rather dark, and the great depth means that the sun rarely illuminates the narrow passages fully. The walls of the gulch show the characteristic swirls and curves worn by countless millennia of floods, and they are eroded into innumerable eerie rock formations which can resemble all kinds of distorted creatures and strange objects.This area is unique in the world and you will not see this anywhere else.

Photography is unlimited in this desert landscape with the orange and pink formations created under ancient sea beds. Vermilion Cliffs is famous for the Coyote Buttes and "The Wave" and there is a permit system to enter this area. Fortunately there are also many great areas that are permit free including White pockets and Buckskin Gulch. We offer half day and day tours in the Buckskin gulch and will gladly try for permits in the wave area as well as South coyote buttes on request. But don't let permit denial persuade you from enjoying this scenic adventure of a lifetime. We are equipped with the correct vehicles and guides to offer a special trip outside of the crowds. This is real 4x4 country and driving experience is madatory to travel in this area.


  • Guided tour

  • Lunch

  • Snacks

  • Bottled water


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activities

Please Note

  • All tours require a 6 USD day use fee to be paid in cash at the trail head.

  • Dietary restrictions must be provided at least 48 hours before departure date.

  • Charge your camera beforehand as it cannot be charged in the vehicle.

  • Please wear comfortable long sleeved clothing and good hiking boots. Bring sun screen, hat, and hiking poles (if normally used).

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 30 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 3 to 29 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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