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Capitol Reef National Park

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Address: Capitol Reef National Park, UT 84775
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Capitol Reef and its environs are gorgeous. We had just a few hours and would definitely recommend a whole day. The rangers at the Visitor Center are very helpful and patiently... read more

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Capitol Reef and its environs are gorgeous. We had just a few hours and would definitely recommend a whole day. The rangers at the Visitor Center are very helpful and patiently answer every question! Yes, there were lots of people, but if this means more folk are visiting our endangered national parks, then so be it. This is unmatched natural... More 

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Massive cliff faces towering over you as you pass through with some interesting shapes and walks off the highway

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Capitol Reef on our way from Moab to Salt Lake City, it was worth the extra driving to be able to experience this beautiful park. Capitol Reef could be combined with a trip to Goblin Valley State Park or a hike through the Little Wild Horse slot canyon at Goblin Valley. While at Capitol Reef we did the... More 

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highland indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited three parks in three days (Arches, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef) and this one was my favorite. I just wish we had more time to spend there!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I went to this park not expecting much and we were not disappointed. She went to the park ranger info desk to ask what was a highlight of this park, since we had allocated about three hours here, and we were told to drive down a narrow park road through a canyon, then a dirt road for... More 

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Calabasas, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I really think Capitol Reef was the most spectacular of all the Mighty Five National Parks. Don't get me wrong, they all have fantastic scenery, but we found sunset in Capitol Reef to be the most beautiful view we had on our trip this year. The hike to the Cassidy Arch and Hickman Bridge (best in the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just visited all of Utah's National Parks and this was our favorite after Canyonlands. The scenic drive is just incredible. The color of the rock formations is really beautiful and interesting. I would recommend the Capitol Gorge and Hickman Bridge trail hikes. I really wish we could've spent more time here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We LOVED Capitol Reef NP! We took on utahs mighty five and this park is highly underrated. Apparently it's the least visited park but one of my husbands favorite. CR has been under the ocean water 29 times and you can still see old coral!! Hike the trentch, totally worth it.

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Horseshoe Valley, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really didn't expect much from Capital Reef - in fact it wasn't even on our to do list! We were really just passing through but Wow! Secret treasure of a park –we think better than Zion not only in terms of scenery, but not as crowded! The Scenic Drive is fantastic…. Drive beyond the historic buildings and campgrounds…. Turn... More 

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We did the scenic drive. Make sure you go all the way to the end(the last part is a curvy sand road). The hike to Capitol Gorge was spectacular and easy until the last .2 miles(scrambling up rocks).I would recommend doing this first thing in the morning. Hickman's Bridge was a more strenuous hike and the petroglyphic walk was an... More 

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