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63 mi 102 km of trail 3 Recommended Routes

Gems 6 Gems Easy Trails 7 Trails Intermediate Trails 13 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

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Gems in Fruita / Front Country - 6

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gem Favorite Hickman Bridge from underneath

Hickman Natural Bridge

(20) Loa, UT
gem Favorite Cassidy Arch in front of the beautiful Grand Wash

Cassidy Arch

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

Fruita Orchards

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

Mummy Cliff from Panorama Point

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

Capitol Dome

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

Pioneer Register

(6) Loa, UT

Recommended Routes in Fruita / Front Country - 3

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Favorite Cassidy Arch in front of the beautiful Grand Wash
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

Trails in Fruita / Front Country - 19

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1.0 mi 1.6 km #1Hickman Bridge
Intermediate
Loa, UT
Intermediate
Loa, UT 28 
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 11 
1.4 mi 2.2 km #4Cassidy Arch Trail
Difficult
Loa, UT
Difficult
Loa, UT
2.8 mi 4.5 km #5Frying Pan Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT 11 
1.6 mi 2.5 km #6Cohab Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Loa, UT
Intermediate
Loa, UT 11 
3.1 mi 4.9 km #7Chimney Rock Trail
Intermediate
Loa, UT
Intermediate
Loa, UT 13 
2.4 mi 3.8 km #8Grand Wash Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Loa, UT
Easy/Intermediate
Loa, UT 18 
1.4 mi 2.2 km #9Fremont River Trail
Intermediate
Loa, UT
Intermediate
Loa, UT
1.6 mi 2.6 km #10Chimney Rock Canyon
Easy/Intermediate
Loa, UT
Easy/Intermediate
Loa, UT
7.3 mi 11.8 km #11Lower Spring Canyon
Intermediate
Loa, UT
Intermediate
Loa, UT
1.8 mi 3.0 km #12Golden Throne Trail
Difficult
Loa, UT
Difficult
Loa, UT
4.3 mi 7.0 km #13Navajo Knobs Trail
Intermediate
Loa, UT
Intermediate
Loa, UT
2.9 mi 4.6 km #14Old Wagon Trail
Difficult
Loa, UT
Difficult
Loa, UT
0.4 mi 0.6 km #15Sunset Point
Easy/Intermediate
Loa, UT
Easy/Intermediate
Loa, UT
3.8 mi 6.1 km #16Pleasant Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Loa, UT
Easy/Intermediate
Loa, UT
16.4 mi 26.4 km #17Upper Spring Canyon
Intermediate
Loa, UT
Intermediate
Loa, UT
2.2 mi 3.6 km #18Fremont Gorge Overlook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT
Intermediate/Difficult
Loa, UT
1.3 mi 2.1 km #19Visitor Center Trail
Easy
Loa, UT
Easy
Loa, UT

Photos of Fruita / Front Country - 182

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I find the boulder wedged in here adds to the interest.
Jan 14, 2020 near Loa, UT
Cassidy Arch in front of the beautiful Grand Wash
Nov 1, 2019 near Loa, UT
Reaching the top and a full view of Cassidy Arch.
Apr 24, 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
Fruita from Rim Overlook
Jul 29, 2018 near Loa, UT
Panorama Point, Capital Reef.
Feb 19, 2016 near Loa, UT