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Address: , Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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Activities: Driving
Description: 100-mile scenic area of geological ridges and waves.

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Geological wonderland

If you are into geology you will love this place. There are slot canyons, great rock formations, awesome hiking. I would recommend giving yourself two days here at a minimum... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Farmingdale, New York

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Notom - Bullfrog Rd. thru the Waterpocket Fold is a wonderful drive. Rock formations, sheer cliffs - around evey curve another great view. The only reason I gave it four stars instead of five is that the road was in desperate need of grading. It was so bumpy and bone jarring that I was glad to be done! the whole... More 

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Farmingdale, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you are into geology you will love this place. There are slot canyons, great rock formations, awesome hiking. I would recommend giving yourself two days here at a minimum. Not crowded like the other Utah parks.

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Denville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Couldn't believe our eyes. Around every turn was a new massive structure of rocks, canyons, etc. Our Coutry is truly an amazing place. So glad we took this route to get to our next venture.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We had the pleasure of driving the Notom/Burr/Hwy12/Hw24 loop in May. Wow!! If you can, get to the Strike Valley Overlook down the Upper Muley backcountry trail. This is the shot on the front cover of the brochure.

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Winchester, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Very much a must see in Capital Reef. Park. Very quiet but so stunning to see and be in. Worth your time and effort.

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Centennial, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We visited Capital Reef during a 7 NP swing in 9 days. Our first stop from Denver was Capital Reef and we saw the Waterpocket fold in the first 30 minutes. First we stopped at the visitor's center and received a really good itinerary from the Ranger working the desk. It is a short walk from the parking lot to... More 

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Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Cool to think of what you are really seeing for miles! So small wide bit LONG!! Super cool to explain to the kids and learn about as you are driving the Fold!

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New Mexico, United States of America
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

You can see it from the road, but there is also a short hike where you can see it even better. Just one of the views one should take the time to do when at Capitol Reef. Make the loop drive through the Park, east on the Burr Trail, and north back to the highway on the Notom-Bullfrog Road; then... More 

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Layton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It is everything you could wish to see if you love rock formations. I can't wait till my Australian sister-in-law can see it. She is a geology lover and this place will make her ecstatic.

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Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Southern Utah is not short on geological wonders. Capitol Reef National Park's "waterfold pocket" is one of the most amazing. If your time allows a drive down the Notom/Bullfrog Road and then through the WFP on the Burr Road is not to be missed. Any vehicle can make this drive in dry conditions. Be cautious though as services are far... More 

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