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South Coyote Buttes

Near the wave, Kanab, UT
+1 928-691-1047
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Amazing - need a guide!

South coyote buttes are amazing. The Wave gets all the hype, but you won't feel like you missed out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Zane V
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Toronto, Canada
Beautiful!

You need a permit but it is well worth it. We had a great time exploring the area and enjoying our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
creeklaying
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Bozeman, Montana
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“paw hole” (16 reviews)
“cottonwood cove” (15 reviews)
“high clearance” (22 reviews)
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Near the wave, Kanab, UT
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+1 928-691-1047
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"paw hole"
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"cottonwood cove"
in 15 reviews
"high clearance"
in 22 reviews
"rock formations"
in 19 reviews
"coyote buttes"
in 20 reviews
"deep sand"
in 18 reviews
"paria outpost"
in 8 reviews
"white pocket"
in 23 reviews
"lone tree"
in 3 reviews
"consolation prize"
in 5 reviews
"tow truck"
in 3 reviews
"dreamland safari tours"
in 13 reviews
"three months"
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"experience driving"
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"total trip"
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"sandy roads"
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"slick rock"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

South coyote buttes are amazing. The Wave gets all the hype, but you won't feel like you missed out if you "settle" for a permit to south coyote.

Thank Zane V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You need a permit but it is well worth it. We had a great time exploring the area and enjoying our very own private adventure, since there really was no one there, we had the place to ourselves. The last mile on the sand road...More

Thank creeklaying
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you don't win the Wave lottery, definitely take the South Coyote Buttes tour. It is awesome and after seeing both, I can tell you it won't disappoint. We actually enjoyed South Coyote a little more than the Wave...although we're very honored and happy to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We planned for a eight days stay in Kanab to try our luck on ‘The Wave’ and ‘South Coyote Buttes’ while doing other hikes and tours with Kanab Tour Company. Laura was our stand-in for the lottery and got us the permits to the South...More

Thank Grayee
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Superb scenery! If you will be in the area, try to get permits. This place will blow your mind away. If you drive yourself, the roads are very rocky and sandy so be prepared with enough supplies if you get stuck and have to spend...More

Thank J W
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

First of all, contrary to what some reviewers wrote, South Coyote Buttes do NOT include the Wave, which is located in the North Coyote Buttes. You do need a permit for South Coyote Buttes as well but they're easier to come by. However, what makes...More

2  Thank Raven25Blue
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

This area requires a BLM permit obtained by lottery at the office in Kanab. It took us 3 daily tries to win. The first day there were 277 people vying for 10 slots! When we won we had an 8 mile drive on House Rock...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Just like everyone, we went to Kanab for the lottery to the wave. Unfortunately we do not get it and settle for the south coyote buttes. You need a 4wd to go there. We joined the tour to south coyote buttes after we got the...More

Thank Ivy0902
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Hiking back into canyon and Buttes you can hike in as far as you like to, the rock formations and colors are fantastic. Very quiet, we were the only ones in this beautiful part of creation.the day we went, it is worth the drive back...More

Thank beinsrx
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Hike into the Buttes the day after we hiked the Wave. Not as famous as the Wave but actually more to see and do. You can climb the large sand dunes and get on top of some of the Buttes which is really worth the...More

2  Thank Spuddler
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Mary P
1.Does anyone know what the views are like if you just drive the dirt road BLM 1079 to white pocket then onto paw hole? 2.Can you see any of the scenic colored areas from the road? Didnt want to have to try and get a permit, just will not go on trails if I can get great pictures of the area, but will if necessary. I'm not about the hiking, but about more about picture taking. If not I dont have a problem with and easy to moderate hike as long as I can take my time. 3. We have 4WD Toyota Tundra and were planning on driving the entire BLM1079 road loop fromWilderness Area past White Pocket then past Paw Hole straight until it meets up wtih House Rock Road as we are heading to Big Water after. Is this possible or even worth it? I am traveling from upstate NY right on the Canadian border so will never be back again as its a 5 day drive just to get here with the camper so I want to make it worth it. Since my cahnces of getting to" the wave" are almost zero everything I read said the scenery in this area was also very colorful and beautiful. Any help, suggestions, and information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, MP
6 March 2018|
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Response from Mary P |
Thank You for your input.i think we will remove a couple other stops and go to Kanab and apply for the permits for both buttes. If unsuccessful, and we can afford to spend a couple hundred dollars just for one day I’ll... More
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cue17
5 March 2018|
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Response from Jill G | Reviewed this property |
Definitely get a guide, the sand is really deep! We got some good suggestions for guides at the visitor center in Kanab. The guy we got was great and knew how to drive in the sand. My dad drives in the woods in Wisconsin all... More
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bigdaddyg59
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Response from Scottfla | Reviewed this property |
Buckskin Gulch, Horseshoe Bend and anything in Bryce or Zion. You can get to anything relatively easy from Kanab.
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