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.
Cassidy Arch Trail Professional Reviews and Guides
"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."
--Greg Witt, 50 Best Short Hikes: Utah's National Parks (Wilderness Press).
"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."
--Brett Prettyman, Best Easy Day Hikes Capitol Reef National Park (Falcon Guides).
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