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Cathedral Valley, Capitol Reef National Park

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  • The Cathedral Valley drive is a loop that can be divided into two halves. We started with the southwestern half of the loop, Hartnet Road, which begins with a ford of the Freemont River and then runs ...  more »
  • My wife and I visited with her sister and soon to be husband. We loved the drive and seeing the Temples of the Sun and Moon. We did some exploring from the wash over to the ridge. I would highly recom...  more »
  • The Cathedral Valley is uncrowded and very spectacular. You should do the tour only with the SUV, high ground clearance must be, all-wheel drive is recommended. You can ride the whole round, starting with the river Ford, the Ford over the Fremont River. We had done this before a few years ago, when the water level was low. This time he was too high and the water seemed too intoxicating. So we drove out of Caineville Cathedral Valley up to the upper South desert overlook and then back and the Baker Ranch Road, which leads to the I70. We are broken up early and were able to Temple of the Sun, and Temple of the Moon in the rising sun see. Also the area of the cathedrals and the upper over looks nice. The Baker Ranch Road is a good shortcut if you want to then continue along the I70. It is also very interesting and usually good to go. But you should have a GPS track, because you can easily lose in byways.
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