Fremont Gorge Overlook Trail

Capitol Reef National Park, Utah

Distance2.0mi
Elevation Gain1,053ft
Trailhead Elevation5,488ft
Top6,493ft
Elevation Min/Max5488/6493ft
Elevation Start/End5488/5488ft

Fremont Gorge Overlook Trail

Fremont Gorge Overlook Trail is a hiking trail in Wayne County, Utah. It is within Capitol Reef National Park. It is two miles long and begins at 5,488 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,053 feet.

Fremont Gorge Overlook Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"Are you staying in Fruita Campground and looking for an invigorating early morning walk? Are you searching for a hike that will give you some energizing elevation gain, the restorative sound of rushing water, and inspirational views? The Fremont River Trail is accessible from the Fruita picnic area, the Gifford Homestead, and the Fruita Campground and may be the wake-up call for which you’re looking, or it may be the perfect introductory hike if you’re staying in the park a couple days or more.

If you’re an early morning birder or photographer, or if you want to walk a less-traveled path that is still in the heart of the park, just a few minutes by car from the visitor center, then this is your hike."

"Trails on the campground side of the Fremont River in the Fruita District see a lot of traffic. Not so much on the other side of the river. The Fremont Gorge Overlook Trail is often overlooked when visitors plan their activities in the park."

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Trail Information

Capitol Reef National Park
Nearby City
Capitol Reef National Park
Parks
Dog-friendly, Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility
Difficult
Skill Level
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

Activity Feed

Aug 2018