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Strike Valley Overlook

Address: Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Stunning scenic overlook.
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Stunning scenic overlook.
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Toquerville UT
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We visited here a couple of times and will go back with friends. The views are among the best in we've seen, take time to walk around the Overlook. This is accessed off the beautiful Burr Trail Rd and shouldn't be missed. The road in is a little rough, if you doubt your vehicle do the hike! The trail is... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A short hike out from the Burr Trail (or a drive if your car has enough clearance). This is a beautiful view of Waterpocket Fold in Capitol Reef. Pictures do not convey the sense of scale that you get when you are really there. Absolutely Astounding!

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New Mexico, United States of America
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

If one is going to see Capitol Reef, then one should take the time to see its fantastic variety of formations, colors, & views, which makes it so unique. This overlook is one worth the short hike off the Burr Trail.

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Denver, Colorado
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87 reviews 87 reviews
41 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I went on a cloudy day and got there too late for good photos in any case, but it's still a great view, and there are some cool formation and two arches along the way. I walked the 6.6 mi RT from the pullout a little down the dirt road from the Burr Trail Road, but any vehicle with some... More 

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Boulder, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

other worldly views unlike any other on the planet. Hike is not long at all, but gives you an idea how a backpacking hike would be in this area.

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Salt Lake City
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

A place of Fabulous views, beautiful vistas, crisp clear air, with swell hike, following scenic drive down the Notum road from the east end of the park.

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