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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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  • Guests can enjoy a long drive while enjoying the view from the top of the Rocky Mountains uplifted by crustal movements in a variety of colors and patterns. It is a wondrous, magnificent location and same great, such as. Well in location frindly and trails, so please pass with lunch, enjoy the scenery.
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  • Capital Reef has its share of spectacular views, but its biggest feature is how close you can get to the rock faces and formations. If you want to, you can stand at the base and touch them. It offers ...  more »
  • Yet another beautiful park in Utah. This is a smaller park but very educational. The geological formations are most interesting as well as the Mormon history of settlement in the area along the Fremon...  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!