Cassidy Arch Trail

Capitol Reef National Park, Utah

Distance0.3mi
Elevation Gain259ft
Trailhead Elevation5,958ft
Top6,010ft
Elevation Min/Max5910/6010ft
Elevation Start/End5958/5958ft

Cassidy Arch Trail

Cassidy Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Wayne County, Utah. It is within Capitol Reef National Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 5,958 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 259 feet. The trail ends near the Cassidy Arch viewpoint. There is also an information guidepost near the end of the trail. This trail connects with the following: Frying Pan Trail.

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50 Best Short Hikes: Utah's National Parks (Wilderness Press)
Greg Witt
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"For an avid hiker, Capitol Reef is one of the most appealing national parks in America, and Cassidy Arch is a showstopper in Capitol Reef. The trail offers the variety, the adventure, and the kind of culminating destination that every great hike should have. And at just 3.3 miles round-trip, it’s a walk with broad appeal—experienced trekkers, families, and first-time hikers alike will find something to get excited about."
Best Easy Day Hikes Capitol Reef National Park (Falcon Guides)
Brett Prettyman
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"It is entirely possible that the famous outlaw Butch Cassidy visited this arch, but it is much more likely that someone just wanted to name it after him."

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Trail Information

Capitol Reef National Park
Nearby City
Capitol Reef National Park
Parks
Capitol Reef National Park, HC 70, Box 15, Torrey, Utah, 84775; www.nps.gov/care
Local Contacts
Park map and brochure available at the visitor center
Local Maps

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