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Goosenecks Overlook

Capitol Reef National Park, UT
800-858-7951
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Canyonlands Backcountry 4x4 Half Day Tour
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A short hike with geological viewpoints and photo opportunities.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“short walk” (18 reviews)
“mexican hat” (6 reviews)
“sunset point” (10 reviews)
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Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The turnoff to Goosenecks Overlook is well marked. The drive to the parking area is not bad, but pretty twisty and the road is dirt. Once you park there is just a small hill to climb to a well maintained lookout with a railing. We...More

Thank jskeelz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definately should be added to your intinerary. Ovelook is easy to get to from the main road via a quick very well maintained gravel road with a very short easy hike to the overlook from which you get one of the best views of capitol...More

Thank EMK260
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can see some nice panoramic views. There is a steel fence with a 'platform' at the end of the trail...you can can miss this if you get off the trail. When you pull off US 24, you need to get to the left and...More

Thank ArizonaRoadWarrior
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We could not be there at sunset, but it looked like sunrise or sunset would be very interesting to see the sun's effects on the colors of the cliffs.

Thank ctraveller749
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

As we were staying at in Mexican Hat seemed silly to miss one of the local view areas. Thought Horseshoe Bend view would be hard to beat but Goosenecks tops it easily. A lot quieter and more accessible than the Bend and the views are...More

Thank robeth_8
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is the point of view to really slot canyon. Horribly view! very fearfully look from cliff to gorge bottom. Unfortunately, there no marked trail to descent, here is view point only. But it is worse spend some time for this point!

Thank Pudik
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Beautiful scenery and it's easy to get to! We watched the sunset and stars near this location. It was amazing!

Thank Ginas418
Reviewed 12 June 2017

A neat place to visit just east of Capital Reef National Park is the Gooseneck Viewpoint off Rt 24. Here you can see how the Sulphur Creek, snaking its way through many layers of the Colorado Plateau and carving out an 800 foot deep canyon....More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The drive here is only a short way off the highway. Road is quite rough with loose gravel just about OK, if careful with a normal car, better by 4WD vehicle. There is only a short climb from the end of the track to the...More

Thank johncb7
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is an interesting topographical feature. It's worthwhile knowing some of the geological history to understand what created the twisting river bed.

Thank putnik123
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