HIKING IN CAPITOL REEF
Welcome to the breathtaking wonders of Southern Utah! Let’s take a friendly journey through some of the most amazing spots you wouldn’t want to miss.
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Boulder Mountain, nestled within the Dixie National Forest. This expansive green oasis boasts pine forests, picturesque meadows, and serene lakes, all spread across an elevation ranging from 7,000 to 11,000 feet. For nature enthusiasts, this place is a dream come true! Get ready to explore hiking trails, discover numerous lakes teeming with brook trout, and gaze at the stunning views that extend beyond the Colorado River and into the mesmerizing red canyon country. Conveniently located just minutes away from Torrey, Boulder Mountain is a favorite spot for everyone seeking tranquility and adventure.
Thousand Lake Mountain
Prepare to be enchanted by the beauty of Thousand Lake Mountain. Its distinctive red sandstone layers create lovely red canyons on the lower slopes, perfect for hiking and exploration. As you venture higher, you’ll find yourself surrounded by both steep and gentle slopes adorned with open meadows, massive clusters of aspen, and tall pines. This picturesque setting invites you to enjoy leisurely strolls, horseback riding, cycling, or ATV adventures. Borders with Fish Lake Mountain to the north and Capitol Reef National Park to the south make Thousand Lake Mountain even more captivating. And guess what? Torrey, a charming town, is situated at the base of this mountain wonder, extending from 7,000 to 11,000 feet, offering a warm welcome to all travelers.
Capitol Reef National Park
Calling all hikers and adventurers! Welcome to Capitol Reef National Park, a true paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. The park features an array of trails, catering to both leisurely walkers and avid hikers looking for thrilling adventures. No matter the time of year, hiking in Capitol Reef is an absolute pleasure. This vast expanse of natural beauty ensures you’ll find tranquility and solitude during your exploration. Staying in Torrey, just eight miles from the visitor center, allows you to conveniently spend your day in the captivating Capitol Reef. Beyond the mesmerizing landscapes, the park holds a fascinating history of human presence, evident in the rock art lining the canyon walls and the beautiful orchards along the Fremont River.
So, whether you’re seeking the serenity of Boulder Mountain, the charm of Thousand Lake Mountain, or the adventure in Capitol Reef National Park, Southern Utah welcomes you with open arms. Let us be your guide in this incredible journey, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Pack your bags and get ready to experience the magic of these amazing destinations!