Paria Toadstools, UT

Paria Toadstools, UT

Paria Toadstools, UT

“Toadstools”. Toadstools are balanced rock formations assuming the shape of a toadstool or mushroom. Differential erosion with the bottom stem portion eroding at a much faster rate than the top cap is essential for the formation of toadstools.

Paria Toadstools, UT

Paria Toadstools, UT

Traveling west on Hwy 89, between mile marker 19 and 20 as you descend into the Paria River Valley, there will be trailhead parking on the North side. Note that you are in Utah, near the Arizona border. Pass through a hiker’s gate and sign in at the trail register box.

Paria Toadstools, UT

Paria Toadstools, UT

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Published in: on January 14, 2009 at 9:11 PM  Comments Off on Paria Toadstools, UT  
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