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Capitol Reef National Park

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Capitol Reef National Park, UT 84775
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although you could quickly drive through the park and only stop at pullout areas, we spent a full day exploring some of the trails, many of which are suitable for people who do not want huge elevation rises. We stopped at the Visitor Center the...More

Thank jj435Rye
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Explore as much as you want! This beautiful land offers car tours, hiking and fabulous overlooks! We loved every second of this park. Go check it out!

Thank CSIJWyman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent Memorial Day weekend here and had a great time. We camped two nights and went into the park two days. We had 3 kids and visited the sites and did two hikes. It was beautiful and breathtaking. We listened to the kids geology...More

Thank CMitchell23
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're a photographer in search of a great place to get some awesome star photography, Capitol Reef should be on your short list. The area is not subject to much light pollution and it's not difficult to find a spot to yourself in one...More

Thank DCockayne
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is a bit out of the way but the drive is beautiful and you'll be rewarded with a destination that has fewer tourists too. The main drive through the park gives breath taking vistas of the landscape and wide open sky. Plus, this...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent three days here with one day of touring by car, another taking a 6 hour a Jeep tour into the back country (specifically Cathedral Valley) and a third hiking. The scenic route is worth driving and be sure not to skip the grand...More

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of easy and accessible hikes take you to breathtaking vistas where you want to sit and simply absorb everything around you. Incredible canyons with walls that seem to stretch on forever. Dirt road access to some of the hike trails are rough and can...More

Thank Bronwen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh Wow!is what we kept saying driving all over the park. It is very awe inspiring and each stretch of road is constantly changing views. The petroglyphs are right along the road stop and find them. Drove thru Fruita where you can actually stop and...More

1  Thank LHPritchard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had time to see Capitol Reef in the evening and then a little bit in the morning but it was pretty. Wish we had more time to visit it

Thank doodlebugakj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many other outrageously beautiful places in the southern part of Utan and the northern part of Arizona. It is hard to pick a favorite. All I can say if you can only pick one, choose the one where you know you can...More

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June 23, 2018|
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Response from Judy T | Reviewed this property |
FWD should be fine.