Category Archives: Fishlake National Forest

Upper Spring Canyon (Capitol Reef National Park, UT)

Spring Canyon—a winding gorge that cuts roughly east-west through Capitol Reef National Park—is traditionally segmented into two parts: a lengthy upper section beginning outside the park’s western boundary and a shorter, narrower lower portion that spits out at the Fremont … Continue reading

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Durfey Canyon / Boy Scouts Trail (Fishlake National Forest, UT)

There is so little information on the web about this scenic yet obscure hike outside Bicknell, Utah that even its name is in doubt. According to National Geographic’s 1995 “Trails Illustrated” map of the area, it is called the “Durfey … Continue reading

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Cooks Mesa and Meeks Mesa (Fishlake National Forest, UT)

There is perhaps no better word to describe the hike to the top of Meeks Mesa than epic. Though the 2.2-mile trail lies just outside the western boundary of Capitol Reef National Park (it is on Fishlake National Forest land), … Continue reading

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