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Come here for sunrise..

While windy pretty dangerous, please be cautious. You can catch great shoots. Come for sunrise not... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Don't miss this late in the day

After seeing the Goosenecks Overlook, we hiked the short trail up to Sunset Point. From there, the... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Thomas F
Columbia, Maryland
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A short trail with geological viewpoints and photo opportunities.
Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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All reviews short drive goosenecks overlook parking area late afternoon parking lot easy hike dirt road access road waterpocket fold benches viewpoint mile trail canyon rock west sulphur
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Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

While windy pretty dangerous, please be cautious. You can catch great shoots. Come for sunrise not sunset...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Umutguzel
Reviewed 28 October 2018

After seeing the Goosenecks Overlook, we hiked the short trail up to Sunset Point. From there, the views over the surrounding landscape, including the Waterpocket Fold that makes Capitol Reef famous, are just gorgeous in the light of the setting sun. There is a bench...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We climbed up to Gooseneck Overlook, but then almost missed finding Sunset Point Trail- the trailhead is on the left hand side of the parking lot for Gooseneck. It’s a pretty easy trail overall, about 1/3 mile one way, and it’s probably one of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank travelerfromsj
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We happen to hit Capitol Reef just as the sun was setting so we pulled off and took in the views. It was pretty and very quiet, with just a few other people there with us.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank doodlebugakj
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Depending on what time you go (with perhaps the exception of sunset!) you can enjoy some true peace here. We spent an hour just laying on the rocks just staring at the place and it was blissful. Not the most scenic, but one of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This was one of our favorite overlooks in Capitol Reef N.P. Easy hike and the view was amazing. We also went to Panorama Point and Goosenecks Point. They were also easy walks and very pretty.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Rita J
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a short, easy hike by Capitol Reef standards, and affords an outstanding view out over the Sulphur Creek canyon. Better yet, look into the canyon from the overview, the drive to Chimney Rock, park, and hike down the Sulphur Creek canyon to see...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gafilpoo
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We decided against the dirt road to and crowds at Sunset Point and stopped at Panorama Point. It was still a great vantage point from which to watch the sunset change the colors of the landscape. And we had a dramatic rock outcropping all to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank RobertR402
Reviewed 29 June 2018

At the end of our day at Capital Reef Park, we drove to the parking for Gooseneck and Sunset and hiked to each. Luckily, we left Sunset for last. We were the only people on the trail and we spent lots of time on it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank IowaMum
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We loved this trail. We were there at sunset and had the place to ourselves. It is an easy trail to walk on and has stone benches placed along the way. We went out to the end and found a rock cropping to sit on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gyshwysh
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