Notom Road Scenic Backway, Capitol Reef National Park

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Notom Road Scenic Backway is located in Capitol Reef National Park. To visit Notom Road Scenic Backway and get the most from your holiday in Capitol Reef National Park, create itinerary details personal to you using our Capitol Reef National Park vacation route planner.
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  • July 7, 2017
    We love national parks but we also like to be adventurous. This was a great drive which we thoroughly enjoyed. I think we saw a total of 3 other vehicles while on this road. I would suggest taking it ...  more »
  • March 31, 2017
    This 10 mile (each way) road is utterly amazing. The last 2.5 miles are on gravel road that are also well worth taking. Amazing vistas throughout the drive, with plenty of pull-outs. A standout was go...  more »
  • December 19, 2016
    Scenery far away from tourism. Here, the true grandeur of nature is visible. The "different perspective" on this bizarre rock formations will take away the language
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Where to stay in Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park does not offer lodging beyond its campground, so many visitors opt to stay in the town of Torrey just to the west along Route 24. Economy motels, some of which are part of national chains and others of which are locally owned, dominate the list of options, but a few inns and bed and breakfasts are available too. Torrey has a couple of dining establishments, adding to the convenience of staying here. You'll also find a few motels between the town and the park entrance.
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