Is Notom-Bullfrog road paved?

The Notom-Bullfrog Road intersects Utah Hwy 24 nine miles (14.4 km) east of the Capitol Reef Visitor Center and extends south to Bullfrog Visitor Center and Marina and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. This road is paved for the first 15 miles (24.1 km), and then becomes a maintained dirt road.

Can you ride bikes in Capitol Reef National Park?

Bicycles are allowed on designated roads within Capitol Reef National Park. Unpaved roads like South Draw and Sulphur Creek offer bike riders solitude and adventurous views. Travel lightly on the land and leave no trace of your visit!

How long is Notom-Bullfrog Road?

32.5 miles
How long is the Notom-Bullfrog Road? Located on the boundary between Wayne and Garfield counties in south central Utah, the road is 52.30km (32.5 miles) long, leading from Highway 24, along the east side of Capitol Reef National Park to the junction of Burr Trail Road in the southern section of the Park.

Do you need 4wd for Capitol Reef?

4-wheel drive is not required but is highly recommended. OHVs, ATVs, and UTVs are not permitted in the park. We rented a jeep from Capitol Reef Jeep Rentals and would HIGHLY recommend you do the same if you don’t have a good adventure vehicle.

Is Hole in the Rock Road paved?

Tucked away in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Hole in the Rock Road (BLM-200) is totally unpaved. It’s 89.80km (55.8 miles) long, running from UT-12 near Escalante to the Hole-in-the-Rock on the western shore of Lake Powell.

How long is the Capitol Gorge trail?

Capitol Gorge Trailhead

Round-Trip Length: 4.8 miles (distance will vary by route | add .5 miles roundtrip to The Tanks)
Elevation Change: -183′ net elevation loss (+211′ net elevation gain)
Skill Level: Easy-Moderate
Dogs Allowed: No
Bikes Allowed: No

What should I not miss at Capitol Reef?

8 Great Things to do in Capitol Reef

  • Highway 24. Highway 24 is the main road that passes through the park.
  • Capitol Reef Scenic Drive.
  • Grand Wash Trail and Cassidy Arch.
  • Capitol Gorge Road and the Pioneer Register.
  • Hickman Bridge.
  • See the Petroglyphs.
  • Panorama Point.
  • Sunset Point and Goosenecks Overlook.

Which is better Capitol Reef or Canyonlands?

If you need to choose one or the other, Canyonlands wins hands down (there is a reason why Capitol Reef is not that crowded). I would even say that if you can add one more day to your trip, spending it in Canyonlands is still a better choice than going to Capitol Reef.

Can you swim at Hole in the Rock?

The pathway at Hole in the Rock is still cleared out, and you get to hike through the path that these enduring people traveled, bringing wagons down with all of their stuff and their oxen. The Colorado River has now become part of Lake Powell, so you can hike down to the lake and swim around and cliff jump as well.