Hike the Chimney Rock Loop, Capitol Reef NP

Chimney Rock, Torrey, Utah, United States

  • Activities:

    Photography, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:

    Loop

  • RT Distance:

    3.6 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    590 Feet

Scenic

Moderate 3.6mi RT hike with spectacular sunset views in Capitol Reef National Park

From the trailhead, the trek starts off pretty step. You will reach a fork near the top of the plateau which starts the official loop. At the junction go left (counterclockwise). The trail offers wonderful views along the way. The loop will bring you on top of "chimney rock" for views over Hwy 24 as far as the eye can see. This is one of the best short hikes in Capitol Reef State Park that offers spectacular high elevation views.  

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This looks amazing such beautiful light and imagery

11 months ago
11 months ago

Sarah Levant

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