Itinerary for Sept 28-30: Target - Peak Fall Foliage for Aspens
Friday leave SLC at 9 am from Harmon’s in Draper – take I-15 to Payson pit stop at McDonalds then Mt Nebo Loop to Manti to Salina for lunch at Mom’s Café then Gooseberry to Fremont to Torrey (approx. 5.5 hrs + lunch (240 mi)). Check in to Motels then early (5 pm) dinner at Rim Rock, then optional Scenic Park Drive #1 (1.5 hrs).
Saturday – Meet 9 am at Junction of State Road 12 & 24. South on State Road 12 to Boulder then Burr Trail to end of pavement at Capitol Reef Park boundary and back to Boulder for lunch (TBD) then (or not) to Escalante (optional Hole in the Rock Exhibit and/or Grand Staircase Visitor Center) and back to Torrey (approx. 5 hrs + lunch); siesta then early dinner at Café Diablo then optional Scenic Park Drive #2 for 1.5 hrs.
Sunday – Meet at Junction of State Road 12 & 24 take State Road #24 west to State Road #72 thru Fremont to Fremont Junction on I-70 then up State Road 10 to scenic, fun drive side trip to & back Sufco Mine then to Ferron for lunch at Millsite Golf Course then Huntington Canyon to Fairview then State Road 89 to Thistle State Road 6 and I-15 to SLC (approx. 5.5 hrs + lunch (260 mi)).
Sunset Drives out of Torrey
1. Sunset Drive #1 – East on State Road 24 to Capitol Reef’s Scenic Drive then back to Torrey (1.5 hrs + stops).
2. Sunset Drive #2 - East on State Road 24 thru Capitol Reef Park to Notom turn off then back to Torrey (1.5 hrs + stops