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Capitol Reef National Park , Capitol Reef National Park

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Admire the colorful rock arches and the vast canyon at . The park is part of the Waterpocket Fold, a rare warp in the earth's crust that formed millions of years ago. This warp created the tall, white, sandstone domes that you'll see. Admire the rock art of ancient people in the Capitol Gorge. Explore the park on hiking trails or the gravel roads, keeping an eye out for remnants of early settlers' log cabins. Enjoy fruit from the trees first cultivated by Mormon planters. Begin your day at the visitor center, where you can pay admission and a fee to harvest fruit and purchase a backcountry pass. You can also reserve a campsite here. Before you head to Capitol Reef National Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Capitol Reef National Park tourist route planner, to make sure you see all that Capitol Reef National Park has to offer, including Capitol Reef National Park .
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  • This park should be on your bucket list. The drive on Utah Hwy 24 from Moab was spectacular. The crowds up in Arches were a bit of a turnoff for such a scenic state but the trip to Capitol Reef was th...  more »
  • I've seen most of the National Parks in Utah, and Zion is certainly near the top for most beautiful. But my 2nd pick would be Capitol Reef. It is just massive. 110 miles long. It is about the most rem...  more »
  • Capitol Reef doesn't seem to get the love that some of Utah's other gems do, and that's both a blessing and a shame, the blessing being that you'll find a bit more solitude here than in parks like Zio...  more »
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  • Come for the rocks, buy the pies and jams. Information about Capitol reef and a lot of local home made foods from the historic Fruita orchards.
  • Fruita is Neat.
  • Awesome park! You have to at least drive through!
  • Gorge drive is amazing!