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Best hike in the park!

Awesome vistas of a variety of terrain. Very doable for moderate hike. Get on at the fruita house... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2015
Karen J
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West Jordan, Utah
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Above Average Slickrock Trail

Don't go when it's warm (guess why they call it Frying Pan?) There are some steep longish ascents... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2015
Dave N
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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16 Oct 2015
“Best hike in the park!”
27 Mar 2015
“Above Average Slickrock Trail”
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An eight-mile trail leading to the Cassidy Arch.
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Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

Awesome vistas of a variety of terrain. Very doable for moderate hike. Get on at the fruita house and continue on to Cassidy arch. Round trip 9 miles.?awesome, would do it again for sure.

3  Thank Karen J
Reviewed March 27, 2015

Don't go when it's warm (guess why they call it Frying Pan?) There are some steep longish ascents, but nothing technical. Varied landscape and views, plus the chance to see Cassidy Arch (which is technically a bridge). Some good views of Capitol Reef. This trail...More

5  Thank Dave N
Reviewed August 11, 2014

Great views and good exercise. Don't do it when it is hot or you won't enjoy the experience. Easy trail with ups and downs and not too exposed. Somes views but mostly winds in and out of canyons.

1  Thank joicePriceUSA
Reviewed June 15, 2012

I've been to zion, and there are some spectacular trails (angel's landing), but this trail is so interesting with the varied terrain and interesting geology, even the kids will find it easy to walk for miles. Careful, though, it will spoil you...

8  Thank razholio
Reviewed November 28, 2011

This hike was beautiful though strenuous. I would definitely hike it again, bringing less in my backpack as I did. It took me 6hrs to reach Cassidy Arch and back to Cohab Canyon trail. What kicked me in the butt was the second and longest...More

2  Thank DPC1978
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