The Trails of Capitol Reef
Wayne County is a hiking and biking heaven!!
With everything from easy walks to strenuous overnight hikes, and fat tire trails at every ability, enjoy our outdoors!
In addition to the hikes listed here, contact a guide from our Guides and Outfitters page for more hiking information.
Capitol Reef National Park provides the following day hikes:
Mostly level walking along narrow wash bottom with sheer canyon walls plus Pioneer Register and waterpockets or "tanks."
Climbs steeply from floor of Grand Wash to high cliffs, ending above the arch.
Climbs up switchbacks to upper loop; views of Chimney Rock and panoramas; self guiding trail.
Climbs to a hidden canyon above the campground.
Crosses Johnson Mesa, then climbs steeply to 1,000 feet above the Fremont River.
Through orchards to overlook of the valley; self guiding trail.
Follows ridge of Capitol Reef escarpment.
Climbs from bottom of gorge to top of cliffs and views of the base of Golden Throne; panoramas.
Views of Sulphur Creek Canyon, panoramas, interesting rock formations beside the trail.
Mostly level walking along narrow wash bottom with sheer canyon walls rising on both sides.
**Trail information courtesy of Capitol Reef National Park.