We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Easy short walk to fantastic vista

Easy short walk to fantastic vista. Nice informative installation. Mind blowing view of the sulfur... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dierenarts
,
connecticut
Nice Views from Goosenecks Overlook, Capitol Reef National Park

We enjoyed seeing the sunset at Gooseneck Ridge. Its a very short trail to take There is parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mini
,
Fremont, California
Read all 191 reviews
101
All photos (101)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“short walk”(22 reviews)
“sunset point”(13 reviews)
“mexican hat”(5 reviews)
About
A short hike with geological viewpoints and photo opportunities.
Contact
Capitol Reef National Park, UT
Website
+1 800-858-7951
Call
Reviews (191)
Filter reviews
151 results
Traveller rating
85
50
16
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
85
50
16
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsshort walksunset pointmexican hatdramatic viewsdeep canyonparking areadirt roadparking lotmain routewatch your stephundred feetbeautiful canyonwell worth the stopquick stopeasy hiketrail headmoderate hike
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 151 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

Easy short walk to fantastic vista. Nice informative installation. Mind blowing view of the sulfur creek canyon

Thank dierenarts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely view but not as dramatic as Gooseneck State Park or the view at Horseshoe Bend. Not a hard walk up to the overlook but definitely uphill steps over ill defined trails.

Thank zinniaqueen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed seeing the sunset at Gooseneck Ridge. Its a very short trail to take There is parking. The views are awesome and desert scenery unique.

Thank mini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lookout area is a short drive off Hwy 24, a short walk from the parking area, and well worth the time spent. If you have small children keep them on a short leash because there are steep cliffs, few guardrails, and it's a long...More

Thank Ken D
Reviewed August 17, 2018

A very short easy hike for anybody with some mobility - and totally worth making the effort for. The scenery at the overlook, looking down at the gooseneck shape of the river, was wonderful. Beautiful reward for very little effort.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Pull off the road and go back to this. Not far from the beaten path and up a short distance and be prepared to be wowed. And if you're lucky your youngest child will sit on a narrow outcrop teetering hundreds of feet above the...More

1  Thank Becky T
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The overlook is easy to get to and the short easy climb up provides a nice panorama of diverse rock formations.

Thank By_His_Grace
Reviewed July 1, 2018

As other people have said this is just off the main route through the park and is easily accessible to all as only a short walk from parking so if you have limited time to spend in Capitol Reef then stop here to get a...More

Thank speedsister
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This look out is close to the parking and provides a very dramatic view into the canyon. The trail was very hard to follow to the metal, protective look out so many people just walked to the edge, which was a bit dangerous. From the...More

Thank IowaMum
Reviewed June 16, 2018

The shape of the river is very interesting to view from far above. The theories of the formation are fun to ponder.

Thank Ikie
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Capitol Reef Resort
1,602 reviews
7.69 km away
Noor Hotel
77 reviews
8.00 km away
Rodeway Inn Capitol Reef
206 reviews
8.18 km away
Broken Spur Inn
942 reviews
8.80 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all restaurants
Gifford Homestead
288 reviews
4.81 km away
The Rim Rock Restaurant
925 reviews
7.60 km away
La Cueva
401 reviews
7.90 km away
The Rim Rock Patio
394 reviews
7.58 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 34 attractions in Capitol Reef National Park
Capitol Reef National Park
1,369 reviews
3.33 km away
The Hickman Bridge Trail
297 reviews
5.70 km away
Cassidy Arch
108 reviews
7.85 km away
Capitol Reef National Park Visitor Center
296 reviews
3.36 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Goosenecks Overlook staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines