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Address: Capitol Reef National Park, UT
Description: A short hike with geological viewpoints and photo opportunities.

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Very neat

After driving down a dirt road a ways you come to two overlooks.....Sunset and Gooseneck.....it is amazing how deep the canyon is.....very nice panoramic views!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

After driving down a dirt road a ways you come to two overlooks.....Sunset and Gooseneck.....it is amazing how deep the canyon is.....very nice panoramic views!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We have seen Goosenecks recently in Page, AZ, Bluff, UT and in Moab UT, so this one was a little disappointing. Having said that, if you have never seen a Gooseneck river then you will be very pleased with this view. The trail is short to the well designed and safe viewing area. The canyon is a great surprise as... More 

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Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a short hike/climb from the parking area. You have a nice view of the goosenecks. We had just come from Muley Point which has a view of the Colorado River's goosenecks so weren't all that impressed.

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Belton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The title says it all. The elevation was a bit higher and the air clean and crisp. The trees and landscape stunning. For only a 600 ft hike or jot the payoff was extraordinary.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The view is breathtaking! On your way to the Capitol Reef Castle Rock on Hwy 24 you will be passing turn to this Overlooking Point. Make a turn is a must! You won't regret it.

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Leopoldsburg, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

There are better places to look at a river bend. Since it is a state park your national parks pas does not work here and you have to pay extra.

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Rochester Ny Area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

360 degree views of the reef area...gorgeous...easy little hiking to get to the edge of the gorge...can get windy there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Easy access and short walk to a beautiful view. Doesnt take much time and is truly enjoyable. Highly recommend the stop.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

No problem making the short drive off the highway to the parking area, nor the short walk to the Gooseneck Overlook. The canyon is deep and beautiful showing different colors in every exposed layer and is well worth some photographs. When we were there in April, there wasn't much water in the river, but flowers were coming out pretty well.... More 

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Winchester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Easy short hike that ends with spectacular vistas. Take the time to visit here. Short ride on a dirt road that is fine for family cars.

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

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