A Quick Guide To Capitol Reef NP
Visit the old settlement area of Fruita. This is a lush haven with an orchard
In the warmer months you can pick your own fruit and buy baked goods from the store here
Check out the Cassidy Arch hike for amazing views and this natural arch
This hike will take you a few hours and is 3.1 miles round trip
The Capitol Gorge hike takes you through canyons and these unique water pools
Even the drive to get to the trailhead of this hike is worth doing. You’re driving through a canyon of red rock!
Hickman Natural Bridge is another unreal looking bridge with gorgeous views along the hike
It’s an easy 2 mile round trip hike with the best payoff. Pack lots of water
The Chimney Rock trail was one of my favourite hikes while here
It’s a pretty short but steep hike. Try going at sunset or sunrise to see the red of the rocks
Take your time and drive the Scenic Road. There’s loads of beautiful rock formations and pull-overs to stop at
If you have a 4x4 or all wheel drive car, you can take many of the dirt roads and explore further. This is my plan for next time!
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