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Cathedral Valley Loop

Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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Some really great scenery and some really rough road.

The scenery is as good as others have said. It took us about 5 hours to make the loop. The road has... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
OldOwlFFA
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Caneyville, KY
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Incredible views!

The landscape changes so many times during this loop. It is incredible to see! We also enjoyed a... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Ginas418
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DeLand, Florida
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60-mile Strenuous Biking Trail.
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Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery is as good as others have said. It took us about 5 hours to make the loop. The road has a section with embedded rocks that is slow going and a lot of mi!es of washboard, which together makes the trip take so...More

Thank OldOwlFFA
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The landscape changes so many times during this loop. It is incredible to see! We also enjoyed a picnic lunch along the way.

Thank Ginas418
Reviewed 30 January 2017

60 mile loop. We started on North end and finished by fording river. My super navigator (LOL) did not notice that in the small printing, so it was quite a surprise to arrive at the river. After 4 1/2 hours I had joked on nearing...More

Thank bluemax48cc2017
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I think most folks would be happy just buying a postcard of Cathedral Valley. There's a lot of empty dessert between scenic spots. The valley is wonderful, but I think most folks should simply but a nice postcard of the valley instead of a time...More

Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Each curve seems to be more beautiful than the one before. We were amazed at all of the color in the formations. In addition we were surprised at the variety of rock formations throughout the area. This a great park that you can actually see...More

Thank J-W
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Take your 4 wheel drive & camera for a day tour of Cathedral Valley. Short hikes to stunning overlooks & unique geological formations make for wonderful photography. A picnic table is located at the Upper Cathedral Valley Overlook. Be sure to check with the rangers...More

Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The roads were in good conditions, negotiable with most high clearance vehicles. The ford was not an issue: little water in the river.

Thank 58MMS
Reviewed 20 April 2016

A worthwhile side trip that will inspire you and renew your soul. The colors and structures are unique. Watch for teenagers that seem to love to race their new four wheel drive trucks through these side roads. Make sure your children are buckled up.

Thank John M
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We took numerous jeep trails on our Utah vacation. This was our favorite. We were blown away by Glass Mountain. Temple of the Sun and Moon were also gorgeous. We did the entire 55 mile loop and it was fabulous. Towering monoliths, panoramic vistas and...More

Thank Rita J
Reviewed 27 November 2015

It was us and maybe 1 or 2 other cars the entire time. Be prepared with your own supplies, food and water. I woulnd't suggest it if there were wet roads. The views are terrific, and the road, a great out of the way place....More

Thank webtravelreview
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