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House Rock Valley Road

House Rock Valley Road, Kanab, UT
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Long and riough

While the road passes through some beautiful country and provides access to the spectacular Paria... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Frank O
Kanab, Utah, United States
Beautiful scenic back country drive

I've driven this twice down to the Wire Pass trail head to hike the Wave. It's 8 miles to that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stamford, Connecticut
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House Rock Valley Road, Kanab, UT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While the road passes through some beautiful country and provides access to the spectacular Paria Plateau the riad itself is long and washboardy You will be glad to see the highway again.

Thank Frank O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've driven this twice down to the Wire Pass trail head to hike the Wave. It's 8 miles to that trail head and, while the road is badly rutted, in dry times it is passable by a high clearance vehicle. It is very scenic. I...More

Thank LNerenbu
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Just drove this road last week to the Buckskin TH. It was dry but a large RV was stuck in the sand at the Buckskin Gulch wash. When dry cars can drive this road but high clearance is advisable.

Thank 4cornershiker
Reviewed 6 April 2017

What an Adventure! I was with Dreamland Safari heading to white pockets. It had rained the day before so I was glad to be a passenger on this trip. The road was muddy on the way in but somewhat better heading home. The scenery is...More

Thank Mosslady53
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I drove to Wire Pass Trailhead on Oct 17, 2016. It hadn't rained for a week before this day and the road was dry and smooth. I made it to the trailhead with a Kia Rio without any problems

Thank ymhuang2017
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Last year we were on this road to Wire Pass and almost bounced to death. There were so many deep (up to 14") ruts and exposed boulders that it took double the amount of time to get where we were going. This year, however, even...More

1  Thank MtJester
Reviewed 23 October 2016

headed to the buckskin wash trailhead. hiked 2 miles up the wash and found amazing rock formations! Had the place to ourselves... lots to do and see up this road despite not getting Wave permits. Now, it IS an unimproved road-- you will need high...More

Thank wings1980
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a dirt road that can take you to Bucksin Gulch, the Wave, White Pocket & more. They're awesome destinations and you can make some bits of the road in a normal car (not sure how but you can). But do yourself a favour...More

1  Thank irish_captain
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Be careful when accessing this famous dirt road. Street vehicles will NOT make it, use a guide much safer, dont get caught out...it could cost you your life!!

Thank MARTIN12014
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Like most dirt roads in Southern Utah this road is rough, washboard effect and subject to flooding. The Northern end is much rougher than the southern end. If you are going to sites on the southern end it is best to take the paved road...More

Thank Lynn C
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Nearby Attractions
The Wave at Coyote Buttes
248 reviews
4.79 miles away
Wire Pass Trail (Buckskin Gulch access)
159 reviews
3.14 miles away
Grand Circle Tours
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4.78 miles away
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