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Off-road approach to the Grand Wash trailhead

You will find the The Grand Wash Road turnoff while driving along the Scenic Drive within Capital... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
Nice Drive

Worth driving this road if it is not too wet. We took the 24ft RV down. It give you a great... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Debbie R
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Pitt Town
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will find the The Grand Wash Road turnoff while driving along the Scenic Drive within Capital Reef National Park. This is a scenic 2-mile approach to the carpark and Grand Wash trailhead. The route is off-road, passing right beside towering rock walls and delightful...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Worth driving this road if it is not too wet. We took the 24ft RV down. It give you a great understanding of the reef as you drove between the cliffs.

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Grand Wash is a lovely drive. It a good place to get an understanding and appreciation of Capital Reef without driving long distances on bad roads. There is a popular hiking trail at the end of the road.

Thank photoguywisconsin
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This is a short dirt road off the Scenic Drive inside Capitol Reef National Park. There are is a popular hiking trail at the end of the road along with a washroom. The drive is not technical and can be done with a regular car...More

1  Thank stevie128
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The drive is so awesome with cliffs 100 and 200 ft tall above. Didnt need a 4x4 to make it. Pretty good roads when I went. They take pretty good care of the roads.

1  Thank Heaven L
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We decided to take this road since we were in the area. The road is not that bad, but you must drive slowly. There are a lot of amazing rockformations in the area. When you get to the parking lot, their is a foot trail....More

Thank J-W
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Be sure to take this side road. When we visited, a storm was threatening, so we didn't get to make the hike. Even so, the scenery and drive was beautiful, especially the narrows. Be sure to look for the Cassidy Arch.

Thank MinnyTrips
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We wanted to get out of the main road a bit and the direction of this one was extremely appealing. And it bearded fruits. It's a short 2km long road, pretty ok but you still need to drive very slow. But the drive next to...More

Thank Aburel
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This dirt road leaves the Scenic Drive and takes you to the trailhead for, among other hikes, Cassidy Arch. We were able to navigate it fine in a minivan, although I'm sure a 4-wheel drive could handle it better. The road was bumpy but driving...More

Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Although a 4x4 has better ground clearance for this road any normal car would make is by driving slow and careful. It is about 5 miles to the end where the trail head begins and you can park there and then hike as far as...More

1  Thank cad307
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