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Favourite viewpoint in Utah- Exceptional !!!!

Nice drive along the Notom Bullfrog and Country Rd, up the Burr Trail Switchback and the small 3... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Robert W
Puch, Austria
Otherworldly vistas

This otherworldly, inspiring place merits a visit if you’re driving the Burr Trail, or even if... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

Nice drive along the Notom Bullfrog and Country Rd, up the Burr Trail Switchback and the small 3 miles road to the Overlook.....all easy with 4x4 (but never needed all 4 of the Jeep). Short walk to the Overlook from the parking spot. A MUST...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

This otherworldly, inspiring place merits a visit if you’re driving the Burr Trail, or even if you’re staying in Torrey or Boulder. Check road conditions; doing the 2.5 mile drive from the Burr Trail in a regular car can be impossible, or at least unwise....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Sjoerddd
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The view down the waterpocket fold from this point is vast. It's worth the full morning drive and hike to get there.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

You definitely need high clearance and 4WD if you plan on driving all the way. It isn't too bad, but it is slow going and there are a couple of rocky patches that you need to be careful on. The trail is easy, last part...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mike G
Reviewed July 28, 2017

From the Burr Trail, you can either take a 4WD road to the trailhead to the short Strike Valley Overlook trail or walk about 3 miles along a fairly level dry streambed to get to the overlook trailhead. My Subaru Forester certainly could have made...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank roadtrip_ken_2017
Reviewed April 8, 2017

From the Burr trail road, there is a road that connects to the Upper Muley Twist Canyon, this is the road you have to go to. About a quarter mile after the connection, there is a parking lot for those who do not have a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Globetrekkiegirl
Reviewed December 26, 2016

This view point is marked in the National Park map. To get to this view point, you turn off the Burr Trail just west/above the switchbacks. Look for the sign that say "Upper Muley Twist Canyon Trail". It is ~3 miles, but is fairly technical....More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank stevie128
Reviewed September 18, 2016

You can either hike to the trailhead or you can drive if you have a high clearance 4WD vehicle that you are comfortable driving off road. Take plenty of water. I only encountered several other hikers, enjoying the view up top of the waterpocket fold...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank PatrickS2K
Reviewed June 23, 2016

From the Burro Trail, the road was in good conditions. However a 4x4 is recommended or necessary when it's sandy. From the road end it's a short walk to the Valley rim. Spectacular View on the Strike Valley, with the Henry Mountains in the background.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank 58MMS
Reviewed May 5, 2016

OK, not a ground-hugging sports car. But you can get about halfway down this rough but usable road in most rental cars and easily walk the rest. You can pull out before the road dives into the wash and enjoy the walk from there. It's...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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