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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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  • Capitol Reef should definitely be on your list of parks in Utah (but we still liked Zion, Bryce, and Arches better). Capitol Reef does have several unique features such as the orchard, rock formations...  more »
  • This park unfortunately gets overshadowed by the other 4 national parks - but we loved it! We thought it was just going to be a nice drive through but were we surprised. There was rock formations, pet...  more »
  • It is almost redundant to say this is a beautiful area - it is spectacular. I will say that we were told that this is a less visited park and therefore easier to manage. We were there mid-May and it w...  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!