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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 National Park was not on our original itinerary however, it was on our way from Arches to Bryce so we stopped. We enjoyed a few lovely hikes and had a lovely picnic lunch in their designa...  more »
  • During the preparation of our trip, Capitol Reef National Park was only an option, between Monument Valley and Bryce Canyon. Happy option we have finally chosen. The Park is beautiful, intimate. The road that passes through, often winding, reveals a different landscape at every moment. The mountains that surround it are spectacular, with the colors changing depending on the light. A real pleasure for the eyes. This Park would certainly deserved a longer than a few hours visit, especially since it seems to be ignored by tourists, in silent cases in March.
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  • This is similar to Zion in that the cliffs are just up close and next to you. There are beautiful rock formations all around. We caught it on a beautiful, sunny day, took a hike, and enjoyed the scene...  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!