Grover, UT Trails and Parks

Grover has 20 trails in the vicinity, including 16 hiking trails and 2 for off-highway drives. These trails range from 2 to 30 miles in length. The most popular trails are Tantalus Creek Trail, Lower Cathedral Valley Overlooks and Boulder Mountain Highway. Trails.com member Breck T. recently completed Frying Pan.
  • Chokecherry Point Trail

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    Grover, UT

    This difficult and technical 4WD trail should only be attempted by experienced drivers. It is passable with care by stock SUVs that have excellent clearance and good off-road tires. Additional ...
    •  Difficult
    •  2.5 hours
    •  9.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This difficult and technical 4WD trail should only be attempted by experienced drivers. It is passable with care by stock ...

  • Boulder Mountain, East Side

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    Grover, UT

    Located approximately 200 miles southeast of Salt Lake City and 300 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Boulder Mountain (the Boulders) was until just recently among Utah’s best-kept fishing secrets. ...
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    Located approximately 200 miles southeast of Salt Lake City and 300 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Boulder Mountain (the Boulders) ...

  • Boulder Mountain Highway

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    Grover, UT

    A 30-mile paved highway that ascends and descends Boulder Mountain, providing magnificent views into Capitol Reef National Park and beyond. The Boulder Mountain Highway climbs rapidly out of ...
    •  30 miles
    •  Guide

    A 30-mile paved highway that ascends and descends Boulder Mountain, providing magnificent views into Capitol Reef National ...

  • Lower Cathedral Valley Overlooks

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    Grover, UT

    This is the place to be if you want an amazing view of the iconic Temples of the Sun and Moon landmarks at Capitol Reef National Park. These formations seem to rise from the ground like the tip ...
    •  1- 2 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This is the place to be if you want an amazing view of the iconic Temples of the Sun and Moon landmarks at Capitol Reef National ...

  • Cathedrals Trail

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    Grover, UT

    Hikers move along the edge of the massive monoliths known as the Cathedrals. A sign marks the start of the trail. There is a short ascent and then a mostly level walk before reaching the ridge. ...
    •  1- 2 hours
    •  2.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Hikers move along the edge of the massive monoliths known as the Cathedrals. A sign marks the start of the trail. There is ...

  • Sheets Gulch

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    Grover, UT

    Sheets is the most southern of the three popular canyons on the east side of Capitol Reef National Park and accessed through the Notom-Bullfrog Road. Sheets is longer than the other two but usually ...
    •  7-8 hours
    •  13.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Sheets is the most southern of the three popular canyons on the east side of Capitol Reef National Park and accessed through ...

  • Cottonwood Wash

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    Grover, UT

    There is no significant difference in the three main slot canyons on the east side of Capitol Reef, but it seems like this one gets most of the love. Likely because it is the shortest. But, as ...
    •  4-6 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    There is no significant difference in the three main slot canyons on the east side of Capitol Reef, but it seems like this ...

  • Burro Wash

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    Grover, UT

    Burro Wash is the most northern of the major slot canyon hikes on the east side of Capitol Reef National Park. This truly is a strenuous hike with some serious scrambling skills required. The ...
    •  4-6 hours
    •  7.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Burro Wash is the most northern of the major slot canyon hikes on the east side of Capitol Reef National Park. This truly ...

  • Sulphur Creek

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    Grover, UT

    Sulphur Creek is not a marked or maintained trail, but enough people have done the hike that it is quite easy to follow. Besides, it is a slot canyon—where else can you go? People have been ...
    •  4-5 hours
    •  5.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Sulphur Creek is not a marked or maintained trail, but enough people have done the hike that it is quite easy to follow. ...

  • Frying Pan

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    Grover, UT

    This trail could easily be just an extension of either Cohab Canyon or Cassidy Arch. Maybe somebody decided to give the middle portion a different name after a hike on an extremely hot day. Whatever ...
    •  4-5 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail could easily be just an extension of either Cohab Canyon or Cassidy Arch. Maybe somebody decided to give the middle ...

  • Navajo Knobs

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    Grover, UT

    The Navajo Knobs Trail leads hikers into the most remote country of all the Fruita District opportunities. At more than 9 miles it turns off most day-trippers and gives visitors who do make the ...
    •  6-7 hours
    •  9.3 miles
    •  Guide

    The Navajo Knobs Trail leads hikers into the most remote country of all the Fruita District opportunities. At more than 9 ...

  • Chimney Rock

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    Grover, UT

    It can sometimes be difficult to understand how some rock formations were named. That is somewhat the case with Chimney Rock. From Hwy. 24 looking up you can kind of see a chimney. From the viewing ...
    •  3-4 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    It can sometimes be difficult to understand how some rock formations were named. That is somewhat the case with Chimney Rock. ...

  • Cassidy Arch

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    Grover, UT

    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.
    •  2-3 hours
    •  3.5 miles
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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 ...

  • Old Wagon Trail

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    Grover, UT

    If you start to feel a little claustrophobic while doing the hikes in Capitol Gorge and Grand Wash, the Old Wagon Trail might be what you are looking for as an escape. The open country on the ...
    •  2-3 hours
    •  3.75 miles
    •  Guide

    If you start to feel a little claustrophobic while doing the hikes in Capitol Gorge and Grand Wash, the Old Wagon Trail might ...

  • Golden Throne

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    Grover, UT

    The trail is a series of somewhat steep climbs followed by flat stretches for the length of the hike. There are a couple of exposed cliff edges, but most people seem to have no issue with the ...
    •  2-3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail is a series of somewhat steep climbs followed by flat stretches for the length of the hike. There are a couple ...

  • Cohab Canyon

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    Grover, UT

    This has become a traditional first hike of the trip for my family when we are staying in the Fruita Campground. It is a good one for kids if you can get them past the first steep portion. Stop ...
    •  2-3 hours
    •  2.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This has become a traditional first hike of the trip for my family when we are staying in the Fruita Campground. It is a ...

  • Grand Wash

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    Grover, UT

    This is a flat hike with mostly firm ground, which makes it popular with easily intimidated visitors. Do not expect much alone time. On busy summer days, you will rarely go a few minutes without ...
    •  2-3 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a flat hike with mostly firm ground, which makes it popular with easily intimidated visitors. Do not expect much ...

  • Capitol Gorge and the Tanks

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    Grover, UT

    Capitol Gorge once served as a road through the rough desert country of southern Utah. It became unnecessary in 1962 when Hwy. 24 was completed. Visitors to Capitol Reef still drive down a portion ...
    •  1-2 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Capitol Gorge once served as a road through the rough desert country of southern Utah. It became unnecessary in 1962 when ...

  • Blind and Pear Lakes

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    Grover, UT

    Hiding in the midst of Utah’s central desert is 11,000-foot Boulder Mountain. With its own distinct weather system, ecosystem, and alpine environment, it provides a respite from the scorching ...
    •  6 hours
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    Hiding in the midst of Utah’s central desert is 11,000-foot Boulder Mountain. With its own distinct weather system, ecosystem, ...

  • Tantalus Creek Trail

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    Grover, UT

    This trail sees surprisingly little use considering that it is partly within a popular national park. Moderately difficult, the trail encompasses a wide variety of scenery and trail surfaces. ...
    •  Moderate
    •  2 hours
    •  17.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail sees surprisingly little use considering that it is partly within a popular national park. Moderately difficult, ...