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The Hickman Bridge Trail

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Address: Capitol Reef National Park, UT
Phone Number: 4354253791
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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A two-mile hike roundtrip leading to an arch.

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Moderate trail to an exceptional stone arch...

2 mile round trip to a beautiful natural stone arch. Do not pass this one by as the scenery on the way to the arch is also amazing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
rshay
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 mile round trip to a beautiful natural stone arch. Do not pass this one by as the scenery on the way to the arch is also amazing.

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Avon Park, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

480 ft climb and moderate hike. Not good if your out of shape or have lung issues. Otherwise go for it! It is beautiful when you get there! Pictures don't do it justice.

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Sutton, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our hike to the Hickman Bridge. It is much different than hiking in the Arches as the color of the rock is so much different. The trail is exposed, so we recommend plenty of sunscreen and water.

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Cleveland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend hiking this either early in the morning or after dinner. Rain was imminent,so we made the decision to head out around 2:00 and it was very hot. A beautiful hike with lots to see. Be aware that a good portion is uphill with almost zero shade. Don't forget water, sunscreen and hat! The bridge is worth it!

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Parnu, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Its 2 miles RT, very short walk from the parking lot. Beautiful canyon and really impressive natural bridge. Do not miss!

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Pleasant View, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We did this hike first thing in the morning. May be a bit strenuous for some people as there is an incline to get up to the arch. Once there it is beautiful from all angles so for us it was well worth the hike.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

It was a great hike to this natural beauty. We went mid morning so there was lots of sun ...make sure you bring water and sunscreen. Rocky terrain, little off shoots and the final destinaton is picture perfect.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Not too long, not too short and not too difficult. Most of the elevation change is right at the start. The trail makes a loop at the end and then you come back the same way you went out. Worth it to see the trail at the end.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We took this trail up mid-day, so it was rather hot, but fun! Some uphill, some downhill, some walking through sand, and some climbs over rocks... all ending with an enormous natural bridge. Take some water & maybe a snack. There are lots of nooks and crannies to climb in for some fun pictures, so have fun!

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kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This hike is about 1 mile in to the natural bridge. It is a moderate climb but the trail is well maintained with good steps and footing. You would need to be careful if it had rained recently. When you get lost to the bridge there is a loop that goes through the bridge and around the peak to the... More 

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