Cycling Capitol Reef National Park

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Boulder Mountain South
USA, UT
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Capitol Reef Scenic Dr North
USA, UT
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Capitol Reef Scenic Dr South
USA, UT
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Utah Route 24 (Capitol Reef VC)
USA, UT

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21 POIs
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FULL SUMMARY

Cycling Capitol Reef National Park.

This one has gravel and road, but, regardless, it’s epic Utah scenery all around you - stunning unique red rock formations everywhere you look. The park is 60 miles lone and 6 miles wide on average and was established in 1971 to preserve 240,000 acres of desert landscape.  The park is open year round.

CLIMBS IN THE PARK

CAPITOL REEF SCENIC DRIVE NORTH

Ride 4.7 miles gaining 637’ at 2.1% average grade.

UTAH ROUTE 24 FROM VC (NORTH)

Ride 9.6 miles gaining 1,541’ at 2.6% average grade (3.6% climb only)

UTAH ROUTE 24 FROM VC (SOUTH)

Ride 2.1 miles gaining 334’ at 3.1% average grade.

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