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Our first stop: WOW! Coming from further south in canyons, this was amazing to see forever. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow-what a view and a quick easy hike/walk. A must see if your in the park as it only takes 20... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cottonwood Heights, Utah
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“sunset point”(13 reviews)
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A short hike with geological viewpoints and photo opportunities.
Capitol Reef National Park, UT
+1 800-858-7951
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All reviews short walk sunset point mexican hat dramatic views deep canyon parking area dirt road parking lot main route watch your step hundred feet beautiful canyon well worth the stop quick stop easy hike trail head moderate hike
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Reviewed 5 days ago

From the parking lot, it’s only about a 600 ft. walk up some rock steps to get to the overlook. From there you can look down to see the curved gorge below (similar in shape to a goose’s neck), but there’s currently no water in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first stop: WOW! Coming from further south in canyons, this was amazing to see forever. Great place to come at night and see a billion or more stars!

Thank cvcalifornia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow-what a view and a quick easy hike/walk. A must see if your in the park as it only takes 20 minutes.

Thank papasn0w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Short bumpy drive and a short walk for the viewpoint. Worth the trip and a nice scenic spot for pictures and views.

Thank Quadyak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy short walk to fantastic vista. Nice informative installation. Mind blowing view of the sulfur creek canyon

Thank Koen L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely view but not as dramatic as Gooseneck State Park or the view at Horseshoe Bend. Not a hard walk up to the overlook but definitely uphill steps over ill defined trails.

Thank zinniaqueen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed seeing the sunset at Gooseneck Ridge. Its a very short trail to take There is parking. The views are awesome and desert scenery unique.

Thank mini
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This lookout area is a short drive off Hwy 24, a short walk from the parking area, and well worth the time spent. If you have small children keep them on a short leash because there are steep cliffs, few guardrails, and it's a long...More

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 17 August 2018

A very short easy hike for anybody with some mobility - and totally worth making the effort for. The scenery at the overlook, looking down at the gooseneck shape of the river, was wonderful. Beautiful reward for very little effort.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Pull off the road and go back to this. Not far from the beaten path and up a short distance and be prepared to be wowed. And if you're lucky your youngest child will sit on a narrow outcrop teetering hundreds of feet above the...More

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