DISTANCE
12.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3,011 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

hiking
3 months ago

We had two cars and parked one at the start and one at the end so the trip only ended up being 7 miles. Went for Labor Day weekend and it was a little busy but not bad. Great views, insane arch, and massive canyons. Some of the best of Capitol Reef! Bring a full meal for the arch you’ll be hungry.