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Address: Capitol Reef National Park, UT
Description: An eight-mile trail leading to the Cassidy Arch.

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Above Average Slickrock Trail

Don't go when it's warm (guess why they call it Frying Pan?) There are some steep longish ascents, but nothing technical. Varied landscape and views, plus the chance to see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Dave N
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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96 reviews 96 reviews
21 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Don't go when it's warm (guess why they call it Frying Pan?) There are some steep longish ascents, but nothing technical. Varied landscape and views, plus the chance to see Cassidy Arch (which is technically a bridge). Some good views of Capitol Reef. This trail won't really hold up to the standards of other nearby parks (or even lots of... More 

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Price Utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great views and good exercise. Don't do it when it is hot or you won't enjoy the experience. Easy trail with ups and downs and not too exposed. Somes views but mostly winds in and out of canyons.

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Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

I've been to zion, and there are some spectacular trails (angel's landing), but this trail is so interesting with the varied terrain and interesting geology, even the kids will find it easy to walk for miles. Careful, though, it will spoil you...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

This hike was beautiful though strenuous. I would definitely hike it again, bringing less in my backpack as I did. It took me 6hrs to reach Cassidy Arch and back to Cohab Canyon trail. What kicked me in the butt was the second and longest accent. But in the end, it was definitely worth it! The Frying Pan trail is... More 

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