Pectols Pyramid, named for Ephraim Portman Pectol, a man instrumental in the early efforts to establish protection for the area that is now Capitol Reef National Park , Pectols Pyramid is a sandstone monolith just off the main road through the park. It is easily seen from the east or the west as one drives the road, but it does not especially stand out from surrounding formations from those perspectives. However, from the trails to Hickman Bridge and Navajo Knobs, its spectacular shape is on full display as it lives up to the geometric aspect of its name.

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