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

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Fun unpaved road to super short trail to a SWEET overlook

This was a surprise highlight. We turned off the road on a whim and pointed the minivan down the unpaved road. My wife fearful with each bounce of the car. The kids giddy and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This was a surprise highlight. We turned off the road on a whim and pointed the minivan down the unpaved road. My wife fearful with each bounce of the car. The kids giddy and teasing their mother. Shortly we came to the parking lot and a 600' trail that lead to Goosenecks Overlook. The overlook of the goosenecks was spectacular.... More 

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Sibrina Czech republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The road to the overlook is gravel and quite broken,but the view to the wriggly river is quite interesting.

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Abbeville, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Short hike and well worth the effort. The views are awesome! Great picture spot. Remember, getting there is half the fun.

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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Titusville
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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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