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Capitol Reef National Park , Capitol Reef National Park
(4.6/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We visited Capitol Reef NP on a rainy October day, but it was beautiful! In the rain, the desert colours came alive and the scenery was amplified! We drove the 25-mile scenic route, a one-way road, wh...  more »
  • Compared to other parks seen in Utah (Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce) this says very little. Besides, you pay $10 for a scenic drive.
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  • Of all the spectacular UT national parks, Capitol Reef remains the least know and least visited. It doesn't offer some of the spectacular vistas and scenery, but it has a special charm of its own and ...  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!