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Capitol Reef National Park

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Address: Capitol Reef National Park, UT 84775
Phone Number: +1 435-425-3791
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Avoid the Crowds - Capitol Reef

Of all the spectacular UT national parks, Capitol Reef remains the least know and least visited. It doesn't offer some of the spectacular vistas and scenery, but it has a special... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Of all the spectacular UT national parks, Capitol Reef remains the least know and least visited. It doesn't offer some of the spectacular vistas and scenery, but it has a special charm of its own and if you enjoy hiking with some excellent scenery you'll have a good time and you will largely have the place to yourself. We spent... More 

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Murray, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a park that deserves multiple visits. There are multiple disconnected sections. There are a myriad of trails and striking views. There are vast land. We went there several times already. We drove down the canyon and through Shafer Canyon Road to Moab. It was a totally new experience. You are situated between the high cliffs and the mighty... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Giant and colorful rock formations and sweeping vistas make up the beautiful landscape of this national park. The scenic drive is worth the time. There are hiking trails as well.

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Logan, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are just here for the scenic drive you are missing out on the beauty of the slot canyons and hiking adventures that await once you get off the pavement. I spent 2 days here and did 4 hikes. Took lots of pictures and did the scenic drive twice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the smallest of our Epic national parks, but it is no less grand than any other. It is not as crowded as some of the bigger parks so you can just enjoy a much more pleasant visit and if you are a contemplative person like I am, you'll love this place. There are plenty of hikes... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the area you need to stop and go through this NP. As long as it is not raining you can drive back into a canyon and then get out and walk a long way if you wish. It has some very beautiful scenery. You only need about 1/2 to 3/4 of a day to see it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The drive into Capitol Reef has to be one of the most beautiful entrances to any of our national parks. This little gem of a park just opened up as I got closer to the area. If you are in Utah and have a few days, make this a must-see!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have now been to all five of Southern Utah's big National Parks: Zion, Bryce, Arches, Canyonlands and now Capitol Reef. It is as magnificent as any of them, and each one is unique. Capitol Reef may be the most difficult to get to, but getting there is half the fun. This is because the approach routes have breathtaking scenery... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice Hiking trip of five days and four nights in Lower Muley Twist Canyon, from Burr Trail Switchbacks down to Halls Creek Narrows and backup via Grand Gulch and the Post CutOff. 53 miles or 85 km by foot, in five days. Quite difficult because you need to carry water a lot, like 4 liters each and five days... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time at CRNP and had a wonderful time! Great hiking trails for all abilities and a ranger-led moonlight hike. Great weekend getaway while the weather was nice.

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