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Address: Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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Activities: Hiking, Four-wheeling
Description: Old cattle trail which is accessible by 4WD vehicles.

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Kids loved the slot canyon.

At 11.4 miles from Bolder there is a slot Canyon at the side of the road. My kids loved it and said it was the most amazing thing they ever seen. There was no one else there so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
clayjazzz
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Salt Lake City, UT
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Salt Lake City, UT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

At 11.4 miles from Bolder there is a slot Canyon at the side of the road. My kids loved it and said it was the most amazing thing they ever seen. There was no one else there so they danced and sing songs (to hear their echo). Great photos opportunity's. Just be careful if it is raining. When traveling take... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

When we visited Dixie National Forrest, the rangers at the Wildcat Station told us to check out the Burr Trail (driving). They told us for the first 7 miles it would be amazing but after that it would be AWESOME! Well, they weren't lying. This was an AMAZING drive. They also told us at the 11th mile - there would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Travel the Burr Trail to the switchbacks. Also take the Upper Muley trail and visit the Strike Valley Overlook. Most Excellent

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

When you are looking to get away from the crowded campgrounds and find some solitude, this is the place. There are many places to just pull off the road and set up camp. No services, no water and you will be pooping in a hole but no people noise or distractions. And the stars, if they are out will be... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Being on a motorcycle I like twisty roads with scenery. This ride fit the bill on both counts. Riding along in the higher elevations of the trail provided some spectacular panoramic views while dropping down into the lower canyon provided a ride on a narrow road lined with trees for a portion of the ride. The trail is about 20... More 

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Oakville Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Capitol Reef National Park is a wonderful place...spectacular scenery, great hikes, interesting geology and niceWayne County people! The Burr Trail is definitely worth the effort to e pertinence. Check road and weather conditions before heading out.

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Bountiful, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This road starts right in Boulder Utah and runs on paved road for thirty miles. The canyon walls are amazing as well as all that there is to see. Well worth the drive after stopping at Hells Backbone Grill for lunch.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

If you can, get yourself to Strike Valley Overlook down the Upper Muley Twist backcountry trail. You will not be disappointed!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We drove this backcountry road through the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument on our way from Bryce to Capitol Reef. RVs aren't allowed, just cars. Partly paved and partly gravel, every corner leads to a different dramatic view. Canyons, mesas, buttes in all different colors. There's a dramatic switchback that will take your breath away. (This is the reason RVs aren't... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A beautiful drive! We did not go beyond the paved road but it was still a great drive. The first few miles out of Boulder are nothing special but then it becomes spectacular. Well worth your time.

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Address: Capitol Reef National Park, UT
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Capitol Reef National Park

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