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Hickman Natural Bridge, Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey, Utah, USA

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The Hickman Natural Bridge rises 125 feet above and spans about the same in length across a dry stream bed within Capitol Reef National Park.  Rather than being called an arch, the bridge earns its name by having been cut by a true river in the past.

The bridge's other namesake, Hickman, pays tribute to Joseph Hickman, a grandson of pioneers who with Ephraim Pectol, worked to have the natural wonders of the area set aside in the 1920s as public lands for all to enjoy.  Some lands were first set aside as a state park named Wayne Wonderland in 1925.  In 1937, the park was given National Monument status and in 1971 the park was made a National Park.

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A: Hickman Natural Bridge, Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey, Utah, USA

av John Roberts, 10 meter bort

The Hickman Natural Bridge rises 125 feet above and spans about the same in length across a dry strea...

Hickman Natural Bridge, Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey, Utah, USA

B: Capitol Reef Overlook, Utah

av Jim Meek, 810 meter bort

A side trail from the Cohab Canyon trail leads to a point overlooking Capitol Reef National Park, Uta...

Capitol Reef Overlook, Utah

C: Fruita Campground, UT, USA

av Rainer Petzoldt, 1.5 km bort

Fruita Campground, UT, USA

D: Capitol Reef view in the dusk

av Milan Rademakers, 2.8 km bort

view of Capitol reef near Fruita Campground

Capitol Reef view in the dusk

E: Panorama Point, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah

av Darrell Dearden, 5.6 km bort

Panorama Point, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah

Panorama Point, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah

F: Chimney Rock, Capitol Reef, Utah

av Darrell Dearden, 6.5 km bort

Chimney Rock, Capitol Reef, Utah

Chimney Rock, Capitol Reef, Utah

G: Scenic Drive, Capitol Reef NP, UT, USA

av Rainer Petzoldt, 7.5 km bort

Scenic Drive, Capitol Reef NP, UT, USA

H: Dixie National Forest Viewpoint

av Milan Rademakers, 30.9 km bort

Viewpoint in the middle of Dixie National Forest. this was taken between Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon

Dixie National Forest Viewpoint

I: Mill meadow reservoir

av Calvin Jones, 36.8 km bort

Mill meadow reservoir is located on the Fremont river drainage downstream of Fish Lake and Johnson Va...

Mill meadow reservoir

J: Route UT72 Summit

av Calvin Jones, 38.7 km bort

View from the summit of UT72.  UT72 is a highway that runs from I70 in the north down through Fremont...

Route UT72 Summit

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Utah is a state located in the westcentral region of the United States of America.  Utah is the 13th largest state by area, ranks 34th by population and 10th by population density of the 50 United States.  Utah was the 45th state to be admitted into the Union, on January 4, 1896. Utah is landlocked, being bordered by the states of Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Nevada on the west, Colorado on the east and Arizona to the south.  Utah is very mountainous and is a popular outing destination of the outdoorsman.  The state population is about 2.82M with 95% being Caucasian, 2.4% Asian, 1.7% Native American and 1.3% Black. The state capital and largest city is Salt Lake City.

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