If you’re into cool geological formations and/or you have a car full of kids repeatedly inquiring “Are we there yet?”, this quick roadside stop may be your salvation.
Toadstools are spire-like features with boulders on top. They form when softer rock erodes and leaves a column underneath.
These formations are fragile, please don’t touch, climb on, or deface them.
Distance: ~1.5 mile leg stretcher/stroll
Notes: Free, dog-friendly, 100% exposed, scorching in the summer
Getting there: Located off Highway 89, 45 miles east of Kanab and 12 miles west of Big Water.
If you like this sort of thing, you should check out Mexican Hat , Fantasy Canyon, and Cathedral Gorge too.