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Address: Capitol Reef National Park, UT
Description: A two-mile hike roundtrip leading to an arch.

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Pretty Awesome Little Site

This one we seen from the top. We took a different hike to see the bridge. You can take this short hike with children or just 1 person. I seen several families take this one. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Texas, United States
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Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This one we seen from the top. We took a different hike to see the bridge. You can take this short hike with children or just 1 person. I seen several families take this one. The hike above this one is strenuous and not for smaller children. There is definitely some amazing things to see on these hikes.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Moderate 1 mile hike to Hickman Bridge. Steep at the beginning but then leveled off a bit. Spectacular views!! If you are in shape for hiking this is a great trail. Well marked and trail was not close to the edge going up (I'm scared of heights)....so, very comfortable hiking it!

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Farmingdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I don't know about you, but I just love bare rock hiking. The park has great hikes. Hickman bridge can continue to get you even higher up to see amazing views.

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Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Hiked May 4, 2015 - a moderate 2-mile round trip hike. Be aware: I agree that anyone with knee problems should know that the many stone steps can be hard on the knees for some people. I personally did not have any problem going up, but I found the steps hard on my knees coming back down due to the... More 

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Lier, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Capitol Reef NP isn’t as crowded as Bryce Canyon, Zion or Arches NP , but short trails tends to be crowded everywhere, especially in late spring, so including this trail. To tackle the crowds we started early in the morning; the additional advantage is that we avoided the heat of the day (and it can be backing warm in CRNP).... More 

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Oakville Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This hike requires some up and downhill hiking on well marked and managed trail. The bridge is worth seeing and the views are lovely.

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Titusville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The trail is about a mile form the parking lot to the bridge. It has rock steps a good portion of the beginning for about 400 feet up. Not everyone will enjoy this part. It levels out and then you descend into a sandy trail to a mini-arch which is fun to explore (some have turned back thinking this was... More 

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

The Hickman Bridge trail is not as colorful as some of the trails South of Hwy 24, but it is relatively short and easy.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Beautiful trail with great views ! It takes a bit less than 2 hours but it is not for everyone ! My wife , who has a problem with a knee started it but had to give up after 30 minutes because of the steepness of the climb ! There are much easier treks in this Park and as interesting... More 

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Ocala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Amazing hike but not one that takes too long. Probably an hour round trip. Well worth it to take this hike.

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

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