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My husband and I rode our bikes along this “trail” and it was amazing. So much beauty around every... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Ukiah, California
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Flat hike, but varied sights

At the end of a dirt road that passes through some beautiful rock formations, you arrive at the... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Thomas F
Columbia, Maryland
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Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

1 mile easy hike. You are going to see tanks at the end of trail. You should experience it if you have time...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Umutguzel
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I rode our bikes along this “trail” and it was amazing. So much beauty around every corner.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pinofan
Reviewed 28 October 2018

At the end of a dirt road that passes through some beautiful rock formations, you arrive at the trailhead for Capitol Gorge. Unbelievably, this was once a main road to the south. The trail is flat but rocky -- I just wore tennis shoes, but...More

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

The trail head for Capitol Gorge Trail is at the end of a 1.5 mile dirt road called Capitol Gorge Rd. The road is actually quite scenic, but very bumpy and slow. The trail itself is easy, 1 mile one way on sand, and very...More

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

Slow but fun and interesting drive over dirt road; fun to see this area which was a main road not that long ago.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cvcalifornia
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We drove down this dirt road and could not believe the beauty around us. The road was very bumpy but we just took it slow. Had to back up a couple of times to make room for people to pass. We have a truck but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vickid266
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This great but easy hike along a haunting trail in Capitol Reef National Park must be accessed by a pretty tough road. You do not necessarily need a truck or off-road vehicle to manage it (I drove a little Toyota Corolla), but a normal sedan...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank William T
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Round trip from tanks trail is 2 flat miles Canyon walls are are awesome and provide shade. Side trip to tanks is .4 r/t climb is challenging esp going down. Tanks were in empty water tanks but the scenery was terrific I was glad to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Flipper331
Reviewed 17 August 2018

A short drive along a dirt road with exciting cliff faces and bulging overhangs leads to another nice easy trail. Well worth making the effort.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Harrison-F-Carter
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Driven this with my teens and they were amazed at the height of the walls. It's like driving a slot canyon, and when it's 100degrees, I'd much rather enjoy it with AC.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Becky T
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