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Backcountry Outfitters Day Tours

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Address: 875 Hwy 24, Torrey, UT 84775
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+1 435-425-2010

We offer full service Guided Tours and Outdoor Store with a knowledgeable...

We offer full service Guided Tours and Outdoor Store with a knowledgeable staff, Horse Rides, 4x4 tours, Shuttles, ATV rental, Mountain Bike Rental, Fishing Trips, Pack Trips, Hiking, Back Packing. Come in to the store to find all the outdoor necessities, including clothes, shoes, eyewear, sleeping gear, headwear, warm layers, cool hiking wear, backpacks, hydration, and everything else you need or might have forgot!!

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Sunrise Cathedral Valley

What an amazing day we had on this trip. Bob Palin was our guide and photographic guru for the day. Picked up early....you just got to if you want to catch that sunrise and taken... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Helen P
Kendal, United Kingdom
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Kendal, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

What an amazing day we had on this trip. Bob Palin was our guide and photographic guru for the day. Picked up early....you just got to if you want to catch that sunrise and taken in the 4x4 to the Temples.....awesome scenery ..cannot describe in words the feeling when the sun came up. Wow. Tour continued up Cathedral valley, lovely... More 

Thank Helen P
Melbourne Australia
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I did a full day tour of the Burr Trail, stopping at some amazing places along the way - photos do not do justice to the beauty of this area. Then I did an afternoon/evening tour culminating with sunset at the Cathedrals - the scenery is amazing. Bob is an experienced photographer who understood exactly what I wanted and went... More 

Thank Deb_Diver14
Atlanta, Georgia
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89 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Rented a UTV from Backcountry for a 1/2 day and had a ball driving the Great Western Trail. Folks at Backcountry were awesome and sent us to GWTrail. We were not familiar with the area or with UTV's but with their help we had a great time.

1 Thank Jim S
Level Contributor
81 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We decided at last minute to tour Catherdal valley in Capital Reef & this shop came thru. The tour guide was Kevin who was very friendly, informative, & accommodating as we like to stop & take pics. We had a wonderful day viewing the back country of Capital Reef.

Williamsburg, Virginia
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We booked an all day tour with Backcountry Outfitters to see the Capitol Reef region. Bob Palin was our guide using a 4x4 vehicle to transport us through the backcountry all day. Bob was very knowledgeable and entertaining. We learned a lot that day and saw beautiful scenery. Lunch was provided.

2 Thank 105Pinehurst
Silver Spring, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Our 4x4 tour with Bob was outstanding. Bob was excellent and extremely knowledgeable. We were with him from 9 in the morning until 5 in the afternoon. He took us to some beautiful parts of the park. We were very impressed with his knowledge of the geology and the flora and fauna of the park and the surrounding area. We... More 

2 Thank M2076EOpaula
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

As a result of reading about Cathedral Valley tour on Trip Advisor, we decided to take a one day tour. We weren't sure whether to take the drive ourselves or to take a guided tour. Now that we have taken a tour, this option is highly advisable for two reasons. One, the road is just very difficult to traverse. And... More 

2 Thank zman12345
Reeders, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Wife and I booked all day 4x4 tour. Like other reviews we had Bob. He was terrific. Showed us all the great things to see. He was very knowledgable. We left at 9am and didn't get back until 530. One thing I recommend is go to the Subway shop next to their store and get something for lunch. The lunch... More 

1 Thank Howard E
Reno, Nevada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2014

I was fortunate to have Bob as my tour guide for a day trip to the Cathedral Valley. Bob provided a great experience for my highly anticipated trip to this beautiful and remote place. Bob had extensive knowledge about the history, geology, flora and fauna of the area. He shared this information in an entertaining and interesting dialog that kept... More 

2 Thank Alinevada
Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Bob was our guide on the tour and like others here, we thought he was a fantastic guide. His knowledge of the area, geology, history and sense of humour made it an extremely enjoyable day. We ended up returning to Torrey after 6pm, so it was a very full day of extraordinary views. The area is very remote and I... More 

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