Moderate Day Hikes
Cassidy Arch Trail | 1.7 miles
Take a hike into the canyon Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid once hid in to find a natural arch named after the outlaw.
Chimney Rock Loop Trail | 3.6 miles
A trail with excellent views of Waterpocket Fold cliffs and the 400 foot tall Chimney Rock.
Fremont Gorge Overlook Trail | 2.3 miles
A hike that climbs to a mesa top and culminates at a viewpoint of the Fremont Gorge.
Frying Pan Trail | 2.9 miles
A beautiful trail connecting the Cassidy Arch Trail with the Cohab Canyon Trail.
Golden Throne Trail | 2 miles
A relatively short hike where hikers will find views of the Golden Throne and Capitol Gorge.
Old Wagon Trail Loop | 3.8 miles
A great trail for history buffs that was once a wagon road used by miners. Reflect on the park’s heritage while you gaze over impressive Waterpocket Fold views.
Rim Overlook Trail | 2.3 miles
While most trails will have hikers looking upward, this trail delivers broad vistas looking down into Capitol Reef.
Hickman Bridge & Navajo Knobs Trail | 1.8 to 9.4 miles
Hikers can continue past the previously mentioned Hickman Natural Bridge Trail to the Navajo Knobs, where you’ll find an unforgettable 360-degree view.