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Gems in Fruita / Front Country - 6

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gem Favorite Hickman Land bridge as seen near the bifurcation in the trail.

Hickman Natural Bridge

(27) Loa, UT
gem Favorite Reaching the top and a full view of Cassidy Arch.

Cassidy Arch

(16) Loa, UT
gem Favorite Frolicking through Fruita's famous orchards beside the Fremont River Trail.

Fruita Orchards

(18) Loa, UT
gem Favorite Panorama Point, Capital Reef.

Mummy Cliff from Panorama Point

(7) Loa, UT
gem Favorite You just can't beat Capitol Reef, named after the dome ("Capitol Dome"), which resembles the Capitol building.

Capitol Dome

(12) Loa, UT
gem Favorite Walk along the gorge to truly experience the towering sandstone walls.

Pioneer Register

(7) Loa, UT

Recommended Routes in Fruita / Front Country - 4

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Favorite Reaching the top and a full view of Cassidy Arch.
Intermediate/Difficult

Cassidy Arch

3.2 mi 5.1 km 734' Up 223.63 m Up 732' Down 223.21 m Down

Loa, UT
Favorite Mummy Cliff from Navajo Nobs
Intermediate/Difficult

Navajo Knobs Out and Back

9.2 mi 14.9 km 1,892' Up 576.78 m Up 1,892' Down 576.77 m Down

Loa, UT
Favorite Hiker's enjoying the Capitol Gorge Trail. Photo credit: NPS/Jacob Frank.
Easy/Intermediate

Capitol Gorge Trail

4.7 mi 7.5 km 222' Up 67.65 m Up 222' Down 67.56 m Down

Loa, UT
Favorite I find the boulder wedged in here adds to the interest.
Difficult

Capital Reef Extravaganza

26.8 mi 43.1 km 6,105' Up 1860.75 m Up 6,105' Down 1860.94 m Down

Loa, UT

Fruita / Front Country Hiking

  • 107 Miles 172 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 6 Gems Gems
  • 7 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 14 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Fruita / Front Country - 19

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1.0 mi 1.6 km #1Hickman Bridge
Intermediate
Loa, UT
Intermediate
Loa, UT 36 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #2Rim Overlook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT
5.8 mi 9.3 km #3Sulphur Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT 13 
1.4 mi 2.2 km #4Cassidy Arch Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT 10 
2.8 mi 4.5 km #5Frying Pan Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT 12 
3.1 mi 4.9 km #6Chimney Rock Trail
Intermediate
Loa, UT
Intermediate
Loa, UT 15 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #7Grand Wash Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Loa, UT
Easy/Intermediate
Loa, UT 22 
1.4 mi 2.2 km #8Fremont River Trail
Intermediate
Loa, UT
Intermediate
Loa, UT 13 
1.6 mi 2.5 km #9Cohab Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Loa, UT
Intermediate
Loa, UT 12 
1.8 mi 3.0 km #10Golden Throne Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT

Photos of Fruita / Front Country - 187

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I find the boulder wedged in here adds to the interest.
Jan 14, 2020 near Loa, UT
Reaching the top and a full view of Cassidy Arch.
Apr 24, 2016 near Loa, UT
Cassidy Arch in front of the beautiful Grand Wash
Nov 1, 2019 near Loa, UT
Capitol Reef National Park
Feb 19, 2016 near Loa, UT
Overlooking Fruita from the Cohab Canyon Trail.
Sep 2, 2016 near Loa, UT
The Castle in front of the Waterpocket Fold
Jan 6, 2019 near Loa, UT
Mummy Cliff from Navajo Nobs
Jul 29, 2018 near Loa, UT
The Castle and Mummy Cliff with Thousand Lakes Mountain in the background
Jul 29, 2018 near Loa, UT