Chimney Rock Trail, Capitol Reef National Park

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  • This is a 3.6 (I thought it was nearer 4) mile loop with almost 600 feet in change of elevation. Most of this 600 feet comes in the first mile. It was quite breezy at the plateau even thought almost n...  more »
  • Probably the best time to hike is in the afternoon when the sun is to your back to the Chimney Rock so that you can get the best pictures. We went in the morning and we still got some nic photos.  more »
  • A small loop which climbs at first sight worth d other hikes are accessible and well signposted
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Where to stay in Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park does not offer lodging beyond its campground, so many visitors opt to stay in the town of Torrey just to the west along Route 24. Economy motels, some of which are part of national chains and others of which are locally owned, dominate the list of options, but a few inns and bed and breakfasts are available too. Torrey has a couple of dining establishments, adding to the convenience of staying here. You'll also find a few motels between the town and the park entrance.
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