Wire Pass Trail Photos Vermillion Cliffs National Monument


Most people who make it out to the Wire Pass Trailhead in Vermillion Cliffs National Monument are heading directly for The Wave (advance permit is required, permit not available at trailhead). And while The Wave is definitely a place that everyone should add to their bucket list, that doesn’t mean that those going there should neglect the other wonderful hikes in the area.

One of these is the Wire Pass Trail which lead through a slot canyon and eventually intersects with the Buckskin Gulch slot canyon. The Wire Pass trail requires a permit ($6.00 per person which can be obtained at the trailhead) and is well worth the cost. Here are a few photos that I took on a recent hike on the Wire Pass Trail:

wire pass trail

wire pass foot print

wire pass canyon

wire pass slot canyon

wire pass trail slot canyon

slot canyon vermillion cliffs

vermillion cliffs slot canyon

slot canyon rocks

slot canyon barrier

vermillion cliffs wire pass trail

slot canyon curve

wire pass slot canyone vermillion cliffs

wire pass trail arch

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One Response to Wire Pass Trail Photos Vermillion Cliffs National Monument

  1. Marsha B says:

    I recently traversed the Wire Pass trail with my three sisters. It was an awesome hike. We were there the end of March and had perfect weather, blue skies. Vermilion Cliffs is a must-see, must-hike if you are able. The pictures tell it all. The slot canyons were amazing and we really like this hike better than Grand Canyon.

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