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Capitol Reef National Park

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Address: Capitol Reef National Park, UT 84775
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My Husband's Favorite Utah Park

Capitol Reef is not crowded at all! If you are tired of the crowds at the other parks you will love this. You MUST drive to the gorge snd take the short flat hike. Easy hike and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kate N
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Capitol Reef is not crowded at all! If you are tired of the crowds at the other parks you will love this. You MUST drive to the gorge snd take the short flat hike. Easy hike and stunning! We loved the pink and coral colored rock faces. Get dome pie and ice cream and have a picnic near the fruit... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lesser known than Zion and Bryce National parks, but stunning in its own way, this is a much less crowded option to enjoy the gorgeous scenery Utah has to offer. There are many beautiful drives and hiking trails. Be sure to visit if you have time.

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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gas, groceries, etc. are available in Torry, UT 11 miles to the west on Hwy. 24 and in Hanksville, UT 37 mi. to the east. There is another little town to the east, Caineville, but there is nothing there except a motel. These businesses are closed on Sunday. This park has such a variety of things to see. I was... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting Zion and Bryce Canyon, my family and I went to Capitol Reef where the crowds were very small but the sites were every bit as stunning.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In just about any other state, Capital Reef would be a primary point of interest and beauty. But here in Utah, sandwiched between Arches and Bryce, it is certainly less known. It is beautiful in its own right, but less unique than its sister parks - which does make it much less crowded! Definitely worth the drive through and doing... More 

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chicago, il
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on our way from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park. There were plenty of hikes and things to see, wish we could have spent more time here. Weather was unpredictable, in the 3 hours that we were at the park, we had rain, hail and sunny skies. Would definitely like to return to do more... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views were unbelievable. Loved the petroglyphs. Reminded me of Gods hands in our lives. This is the best canyon areas in the USA.

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Draper, Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Capital Reef w/3 generations & had a great time! We camped at the 1000 Lakes RV park in Torrey & then drove in to the park each day. This seems to be a less crowded park, most likely due to being a bit out of the way, but it was definitely worth the drive! You can go... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Capitol Reef National Park was not on our original itinerary however, it was on our way from Arches to Bryce so we stopped. We enjoyed a few lovely hikes and had a lovely picnic lunch in their designated picnic area.

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Olympia, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is similar to Zion in that the cliffs are just up close and next to you. There are beautiful rock formations all around. We caught it on a beautiful, sunny day, took a hike, and enjoyed the scenery. We even got to see the cliff petroglyphs which were very cool.

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