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Pretty long trail. Don’t forget your water. You should see these amazing rocks and shoot them... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah
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A view from roadside or a hike...

Depending on your time here, you can consider the hike or simply enjoy the view from the car park... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Pretty long trail. Don’t forget your water. You should see these amazing rocks and shoot them all....

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Umutguzel
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Depending on your time here, you can consider the hike or simply enjoy the view from the car park, or anything in between.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed March 26, 2018

This is a moderate/strenuous hike all the way up. We did the loop trail. Well worth it. The views are breathtaking. This also gave us a good idea of other places we wanted to see on our visit. Amazing!!!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed March 10, 2018

My girlfriend and I only had a half day to enjoy the park and chose this trail after speaking with the rangers. A fairly easy trek in and out with some nice elevation changes. Be prepared for strong winds along the ridge line and hold...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank monolithtravels
Reviewed November 24, 2017

This is a short but fairly steep hike to the best views in Capitol Reef National Park. It pays to get on the trail either early or late in the day. Sunset is the best time because you will be blown away by the Cathedral...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Steve C
Reviewed September 17, 2017

This is a 3.6 (I thought it was nearer 4) mile loop with almost 600 feet in change of elevation. Most of this 600 feet comes in the first mile. It was quite breezy at the plateau even thought almost no wind at the trailhead....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank John S
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Probably the best time to hike is in the afternoon when the sun is to your back to the Chimney Rock so that you can get the best pictures. We went in the morning and we still got some nic photos.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ArizonaRoadWarrior
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Awesome trail, but I highly recommend starting early in the morning so there is no problem with parking. It is one of the most popular trails, the parking lot fills up early. Besides, if you start early, you beat the crowds and the heat!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank LucarBanff
Reviewed June 14, 2017

The Chimney Rock Trail is located along the western end of Route 24 in Capital Reef National Park. There is a carpark directly off the road where you find the trailhead. This is a challenging, 3.6 mile loop trail that makes a strenuous ascent up...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank BradJill
Reviewed April 14, 2017

We only did the first part of the loop due to time constraints but there were great views all around! Would like to come back to do this hike in its entirety!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Gil L
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