PAHREAH or PARIAH

NAME: Pahreah or Paria
COUNTY: Kane
ROADS: 2WD
GRID: 8
CLIMATE: Mild winter, warm summer.
BEST TIME TO VISIT:
Anytime.
COMMENTS: Pariah is the movie set and about 2 milies farther along the road is Pahreah, the original Mormon town.
REMAINS: Movie set one location and original remains another. UPDATE:

Paria was destroyed by fire set by arsonists in late 2006.  People are talking about re-building, but nothing is official as of late. 

Pariah was used as a movie set. Pahrea was settled in 1870 on the narrow benches above the Pahreah River (later spelled Pariah ) Nuts, vineyards, and vegetables flourished. The settlers also ran cattle in the canyons. Pahreah was a popular stopping place for river travelers. The 47 families built sturdy sandstone houses but many of these were washed
away during frequent floods. By the 1890's only 8 families still remained in Pahreah.


Muddy mess getting there.
Courtesy Dolores Steele


Cabin
Courtesy Dolores Steele


Pahreah
Courtesy Dolores Steele


Paria
Courtesy Kurt Wenner


Paria
Courtesy Kurt Wenner


Paria
Courtesy Kurt Wenner


Pariah
Courtesy Bill Yanneck


Pariah
Courtesy Bill Yanneck


Pariah
Courtesy Bill Yanneck


Pahreah
Courtesy Dolores Steele


Pahreah Cemetery
Courtesy Dolores Steele

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