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Buckskin Gulch—the longest and deepest slot canyon in the United States—cuts through Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone. Deposited as an erg, or a sand-dune sea, the Navajo Sandstone contains beautifully preserved cross-beds.

Buckskin Gulch, Kane County. Photo by Adam Hiscock.

Buckskin Gulch, Kane County, Utah
Photographer: Valerie Davis; © 2013

Canyon walls of Buckskin Gulch, Kane County.

Some of Utah’s finest features—our slot canyons.


Wire Pass and Buckskin Gulch are both beautiful slot canyons in southern Utah and hikers can access both of them from a single trailhead.