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How do you get to the white pocket in Arizona?

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Asked by: Travis Bremer

White Pocket trailhead is accessed from the House Rock Valley Road (BLM 1065). To get to House Rock Valley Road from Kanab, UT, take Highway 89 east for 38 miles. From Page, AZ, take Highway 89 west for 36 miles. The south end of House Rock Valley Road intersects Highway 89A 13.5 miles east of Jacob Lake, AZ.

Is it hard to get to White Pocket?

It is difficult to get to the White Pocket. A high clearance four wheel drive vehicle is needed due to deep sand. The White Pocket is often combined with a trip to Coyote Buttes South so I will give directions from there as well.

Where is White Pocket Arizona located?

Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness

Where is White Pocket Located? White Pocket is deep in the Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness in Arizona south of the famous Coyote Buttes. You can find the road to White Pocket, Arizona in between Kanab, Utah and Page, Arizona.

Do you need a tour for White Pocket?

White Pocket and the surrounding area do not require permits to visit. Our strategic partner Paria Outpost and Outfitters, one of the oldest and most respected outfitters in the area, will show you the best of the White Pocket area and other beautiful sites as well on your tour.

Do you need a permit for White Pocket Arizona?

Just a few miles from Coyote Buttes (North and South) and the Wave is White Pocket. As of 2020, you do not need a permit to access White Pocket, although that may change in the future as word gets out!

Do you need a 4×4 to get to White Pocket?

Four-wheel-drive high-clearance vehicles are required. Every year, many groups get stuck and stranded on the way to this trailhead as a result of attempting the drive without enough experience or in inappropriate vehicles.

How long is the White Pocket trail?

Hiking info for White Pocket, located in Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Arizona. This is a 2.8 mile out-and-back hike with 600 cumulative feet of elevation gain that takes about 2-4 hours to complete.

What can you see at Vermilion Cliffs without a permit?

1 answer. You do not need a permit to enter the monument (drive through on the scenic route), however some areas of the park require a permit for access – North Coyote Buttes (The Wave), South Coyote Buttes and Paria Canyon. At Paria Canyon, you can purchase a day-use permit at the trail head.

What is the elevation of White Pocket Arizona?

Elevation: 6128 feet, 1868 meters

Elevation Info: NAVD88 Elevation: 6131 ft / 1869 m
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84) 36° 57′ 19” N, 111° 54′ 30” W 36.955275, -111.908256 (Dec Deg) 419139 E 4090296 N, Zone 12 (UTM)
Country United States
State/Province Arizona
County/Second Level Region Coconino

How do you visit Coyote Buttes?

You must have an advance permit for day-use. There is no overnight camping allowed in the Coyote Buttes permit area. Half of each day’s permits to Coyote Buttes South are available through an online calendar up to four months in advance.

How do I get to Vermilion Cliffs?

Getting To Vermilion Cliffs National Monument
Take Highway 89 south to the 89A turnoff. Take 89A north and cross the Navajo Bridge. There are no paved roads in the National Monument. From Flagstaff, Arizona.

Do you need a permit to hike Buckskin Gulch?

Do I need a permit? You need a permit for day hiking and overnight trips in Paria Canyon and Buckskin Gulch. The fee is $6 per person per day for day hiking and $5 per person per day for overnight trips.

How do I get to Buckskin Gulch?

Getting To the Trailheads

  1. Wire Pass Trailhead: From Kanab, head south on US-89 for 38 miles. …
  2. White House Trailhead: From Kanab, head south on US-89 for 43 miles. …
  3. Lee’s Ferry Trailhead: From Kanab, head south on US-89 for 78 miles. …
  4. Buckskin Gulch Trailhead: From Kanab, head south on US-89 for 38 miles.

How hard is the hike to Buckskin Gulch?

Enjoy this 11.2-mile out-and-back trail near Kanab, Utah. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 4 h 30 min to complete. This is a popular trail for hiking, but you can still enjoy some solitude during quieter times of day.

Can you hike Buckskin Gulch on your own?

Buckskin Gulch slot canyon is less popular and touristic than the famous and spectacular Upper Antelope Canyon and Lower Antelope Canyon, but still worth visiting. For sure, this hike can be called an adventure because you can go there on your own. You can hike a day or longer.