Photography Tours for the Serious Photographer in the Vermilion Cliffs and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments


Photo-Workshops-Mike-Leinen-Paria-Outpost-Utah-11Guided Photography, Scenic, Adventure, and Hiking Tours

Greetings and thank you for your interest. Paria Outpost has been providing guided photography, scenic, adventure, and hiking tours in the Vermilion Cliffs and Grand Staircase National Monuments for 19 years. This is a vast and intensly diverse landscape of almost a million and a half acres, containing some of the most colorful and picturesquely shaped formations on the planet.

Though impossible to explore in a lifetime, we have seen enough of it to offer you exceptional photo opportunities in iconic sites as well as not so well known locations. Our photo galleries will give you an idea of what we’ve found Photo-Workshops-Mike-Leinen-Paria-Outpost-Utah-57so far.

We always consider weather and light conditions in our 9 – 11 hour tours and can adjust departure times accordingly.

We offer group and family rates and can customize our tours for for serious photographers as well as more casual photographers, hikers, and families. We offer free camping and RV space at the Paria Outpost for our clients and have one B&B room available. We offer hiking shuttles for Buckskin Gulch and Paria Canyon hikes.

We wish to thank Matthias Sebald, Fed Carneau Photography, Dallas Barnhurst, Jim and Nina Pollock, Dave Daniels, Viktor Reichmuth and Leo Vereycken as well as our professional photographer, Mike Leinen for generously contributing their photos to our website.