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Smaller than Zion. If you want to complete all hikes 2 day was enough for me. At this area Zion National Park my favorite. There are 2 arches named; Cassidy and Hickman. You should see those two if you are in geography.
Stayed at the Capitol Reef Resort. We explored from here. The area is so cool. Less busy than Zion. Definitely take the scenic route by fruita. Lots of cool hikes throughout. The family loves going to CR once a year.
We spent about a day here. We visited Fruita, an historic Mormon settlement. We only hiked the Fremont River trail. It was moderately difficult, but offered really awesome views. Unfortunately, we weren't able to hike other trails due to time constraints.
We stayed in Torrey as part of our week long trip, and this was an added bonus as I didnt think we'd have time to actually visit. So different from Bryce and Zion but still beautiful, with the sun bouncing off the tops.
Capitol Reef National Park is definitely off the beaten path, and if you are planning to hit all 5 parks in a 7-day stretch, this is tough to fit in. There are a few trails you could do in a few hours including the Hickman...More