Hike the Grand Wash, Capitol Reef National Park

Hike the Grand Wash, Capitol Reef National Park

Grand Wash

Distance

6.25 Miles

Activities

Photography, Hiking, Rock Climbing

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

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Tobin Akehurst

Bathrooms
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Hike the spectacular Grand Wash through beautiful vertical sandstone walls.

The Grand Wash is a canyon in Capitol Reef National Park featuring several-hundred-foot-tall sandstone walls. The canyon walls are, for the most part, widely spaced, except for a half mile long section of scenic "narrows".

Hike to nearby Cassidy Arch if you have extra time.

Beware of potentially deadly flash floods, get a flash flood report from a ranger.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

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From $94/night

Defiance House Lodge

Bullfrog, Utah

From $269/night

Family Units

Bullfrog Marina

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Spectacular

I hiked spectacular Grand Wash through beautiful vertical sandstone walls.

Easy And Flat But Neat

The grand was was a neat hike (or walk). We combined the hike with Cassidy arch. I don't think I would do that again because I appreciated the walk back a lot more. It was pretty though and it was cool to wander through the narrows. My kids loved exploring the wash on the way to Cassidy arch. I would definitely recommend this hike

Another beautiful hike in this under-appreciated NP.

Distance

6.25 Miles

Activities

Photography, Hiking, Rock Climbing

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Tobin Akehurst

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Hike Cassidy Arch

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Hike Navajo Knobs

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Hike to Hickman Natural Bridge

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Explore the Orchards and Gifford House of Capitol Reef

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