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Amazing view...

If you catch these place without wind it will be an awesome. You definitely see view from edge of... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Umutguzel
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Nice short walk to the lookout

Watch out! Not all of the pictures here are of this particular Goosenecks overlook. This place is... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Thomas F
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Columbia, Maryland
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A short hike with geological viewpoints and photo opportunities.
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Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While it’s a nice view, there are plenty of other beautiful sights in Capitol Reef. To get here, you will need to drive a short dirt road and hike a short trail. The view of the canyon is nice, though not extraordinary.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

If you catch these place without wind it will be an awesome. You definitely see view from edge of gooseneck...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Umutguzel
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Watch out! Not all of the pictures here are of this particular Goosenecks overlook. This place is beautiful and really easy to access -- it's very close to where you park. The viewpoint is also not very crowded. I strongly recommend taking the walk on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Nice and short walk from parking area......stunning views down in the canyon....when you get closer you will recognise how deep it is. Nice view of the overall area.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Please see my other reviews for this park and on this trip to make it fantastic! This whole park will have you hopping about and trying some new little spot to be wowed. This is an dirt path that feels a little worrisome but is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ProsperityHabit
Reviewed 11 October 2018

From the parking lot, it’s only about a 600 ft. walk up some rock steps to get to the overlook. From there you can look down to see the curved gorge below (similar in shape to a goose’s neck), but there’s currently no water in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank travelerfromsj
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Our first stop: WOW! Coming from further south in canyons, this was amazing to see forever. Great place to come at night and see a billion or more stars!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cvcalifornia
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Wow-what a view and a quick easy hike/walk. A must see if your in the park as it only takes 20 minutes.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank papasn0w
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Short bumpy drive and a short walk for the viewpoint. Worth the trip and a nice scenic spot for pictures and views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Quadyak
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Easy short walk to fantastic vista. Nice informative installation. Mind blowing view of the sulfur creek canyon

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Koen L
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