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Day 5: Capitol Reef National Park to Moab, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Day 5: Capitol Reef National Park to Moab

A travel blog entry by angiekayaks

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... the hotel and watched tv. We planned on going to Arches National Park the next day. Things learned on Day 5 out west: 1. Capitol Reef National Park website http://www.nps.gov/care 2. Moab, Utah travel guide website http://www.moab-utah.com/ 3. You can't ...

Im Land der schlafenden Regenbogen, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Im Land der schlafenden Regenbogen

A travel blog entry by v_f

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Siedler aus dem 18ten und 19ten Jahrhundert wählten das Flussbett eines Canyon als Strasse für Pferde und Karren, um zum Capitol Reef zu gelangen. Bei jeder Überflutung des Flussbetts musste die “Strasse” geräumt werden, was eine äusserst ...

Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef National Park

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... State Park. There was a huge valley of natural, odd, goblin-shaped statues of rock. Later drove 77 miles to Capitol Reef National Park in Utah. I saw petroglyphs, fruit orchards, and a tiny one-room schoolhouse used to teach grades 1-8 in the early ...

Capitol Reef: Oh la la!, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef: Oh la la!

A travel blog entry by julieloinloin

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... …on en a profite pour prendre un bon dejeuner au "centre-ville de Moab". En route vers Capitol Reef on a fait un bref arret a Goblin Valley State Park ou on se croit au village des Schtroumpfs, par chance Gargamel nous a epargne! Ce state park est ...

Jun 24, 2010, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Jun 24, 2010

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul

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So close to free fruit at Capitol Reef, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

So close to free fruit at Capitol Reef

A travel blog entry by traceourtracks

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On route to Mesa Verde we decided that we would also visit Capitol Reef. It was quite a pleasant surprise as the park was vibrant and colourful & it was sold short as far as the National Parks go! The park was not only a pleasant surprise in terms of ...

Poradna prekazka na ceste na Zapad, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Poradna prekazka na ceste na Zapad

A travel blog entry by jaromir_mazak

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Capitol Reef je 160 km dlouha kamenna stena. Park nabizi krasne vyhledy a radu miniaturnich kanonu uzasnych na lezeni a blbnuti. Na to, jak je park ve srovnani se Zionem a Bryce kanonem opomijeny, jsme si tu uzili spoustu legrace a navic clovek temer ...

Kanada stand doch nicht auf dem Plan????, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Kanada stand doch nicht auf dem Plan????

A travel blog entry by ruckzuckurlaub

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... auf die Stühle auf unserer Terrasse und schauen direkt auf die Berge. Danach kurz frisch gemacht und ab in den Capitol Reef National Park. Wir durchfahren den Park und machen diverse Stops. Auch eine gesperrte Straße kann uns nicht bremsen; nehmen wir ...

Capitol Reef - Well Worth the Drive, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef - Well Worth the Drive

A travel blog entry by betsyandkris

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  Today we decided to visit Capitol Reef National Park, a 2 1/2 hour drive from the cabin.  The day wasn't looking promising as low-hanging storm clouds and cool temperatures looked to be the outlook for the day.  With a 50% chance of rain, ...

But where are the Fish?, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

But where are the Fish?

A travel blog entry by katta7

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... , marmots and a little snake. The Fruita campground is the nicest we've stayed in so far, and a steal at $10 a night. From Capitol Reef we passed through Hanksville, which is the last hideout of all remaining Hanks you saw in 60's films. There are ...

Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef National Park

A travel blog entry by beaky

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... Reef. When a 137 mile drive to start a day becomes fairly normal then you know you are becoming Americanised. Once at Capitol Reef National Park we had a picnic in a quaint little park which had a stream running through the middle and deer grazing right ...

Capitol Reef, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef

A travel blog entry by slowayround

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On to Capitol Reef National Park and another campground called Fruita (one in Colorado and one in Utah, I wonder if there are more Fruitas). This place was named for all the fruit orchards planted around the Fremont River by pioneers that settled there ...

Rocks and More Rocks, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Rocks and More Rocks

A travel blog entry by momadunc

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... many relatively easy walking paths.  We enjoyed our break here.  Then on #24 and through a part of Capitol Reef National Park.  The landforms through this area are spectacular!  The rock changes colour constantly and you never know ...

(Victorian) American Graffiti , Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

(Victorian) American Graffiti

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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... you are – nothing changes.  When I did eventually get up I had the decision dilemma of whether I should go the Capitol Reef national park or whether to go straight to Moab.  During my hour of indecision I did manage to book all my hotels ...

Capitol reef and the man with the bicycle house, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol reef and the man with the bicycle house

A travel blog entry by chrisculley

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... 95 million years old. I said everything else seems ordinary after Bryce and it does.  The miles of stark red rock in Capitol Reef national park are stunning, but after Bryce they seem just ok somehow.  How bad is that?   There are a ...

Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef National Park

A travel blog entry by carrieandbob

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Capitol Reef We hadn't even heard of Capitol Reef National Park before hitting the road, but what a pleasant surprise this park turned out to be! We stayed outside the park in a nearby town called Torrey, at the Thousand Lakes RV Park. The national ...

HICKMAN BRIDGE, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

HICKMAN BRIDGE

A travel blog entry by cheeseandcarrie

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We  arrived at the quiet national park and easily found a camp spot. We knew there was an arch here called Hickman Bridge but soon learned the trail was closed due to a landslide. We did get treated to some nice wildlife around camp tho as we saw ...

Capitol Reef Nat Park/Scenic Byway route 12, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef Nat Park/Scenic Byway route 12

A travel blog entry by gsnakehill

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... it just seemed to get bigger every time we saw them.  Great place to visit! Friday, May 3 – Fruita Campground, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah    This campground is open year round located a mile from the Capitol Reef Visitor Center ...

Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef National Park

A travel blog entry by dymphna9817

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Capitol Reef - another Utah marvel.  Bit difficult to get your head round at first.  The 'reef' refers to the Waterpocket Fold which is a huge, long stretch of rock pushed up millions of years ago.  The early settlers named ...

Aufm Weg zum Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Aufm Weg zum Bryce Canyon

A travel blog entry by blumf

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Heute sind wir durch eine tolle Gegend ( die ich verschlafen hab) zum Kodachrome-Basin gefahren. Unser  ampingplatz war umgeben von bunten Felsnadeln durch die wir dann auch eine kurze, aber anstrengende Radeltour durch tiefen ...

Capitol Reef, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef

A travel blog entry by blumf

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Heut Vormittag haben Claudia und Erich eine Tour ohne uns gemacht, da ich mich bisschen erkältet hatte. Nachmittags sind wir zusammen zu einem Aussichtspunkt über die Schlucht gewandert und haben uns noch mit Äpfeln eingedeckt. Komisch, wenn man Obst ...

And more driving, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

And more driving

A travel blog entry by blizz

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... very impressive. I ask Sandy to make some pictures, but I doubt it will do the original any justice. The National Park card saves us another $25 and while National Reef is nice to see, I feel like it's a good thing that we didn't have to shelve out ...

Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef National Park

A travel blog entry by gobino

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We left Bicknell and drove to Capitol Reef National Park (one of the less popular National Parks in Utah). One mile away from the visitor center is where you can find fruit orchards planted by the Mormons before it became a national park. When there is ...

Day 9: Zebra Canyon and Capitol Reef, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Day 9: Zebra Canyon and Capitol Reef

A travel blog entry by not.far.now

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... the canyon walls.  I wished him luck and headed back to the hotel. Not much later, we hit the road for Capitol Reef National Park.  In my original itinerary, I had planned on driving a section of road between Escalante and Boulder called "Hells ...

Capitol Reef NP, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Capitol Reef NP

A travel blog entry by 1086540

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... hoch in den Dixie Forest, Schneefelder, Nadel und Laubwald...natuerlich auch meilenweit. Und dann kommt die dunkelrote Kante des Capitol Reef....tiefrot und sehr schoen. Zum richtigen Wandern war es dort zu heiss am Nachmittag - eine kochende Hitze. Nur ...

Fruits of Capital Reef, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Fruits of Capital Reef

A travel blog entry by npacadia

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... Fremont River. The nearly 2500 historic fruit trees (1800 in production) in the Fruita Historic District of Capital Reef National Park, represent the largest assemblage of fruit trees within the entire National Park System. As someone who planted a ...

Day started well.  Ending well too, actually., Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Day started well. Ending well too, actually.

A travel blog entry by linleyc

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Tick off another 'first' - I ate biscuits and gravy for breakfast. :-D Mr Cowboy took me to get a latte (at the five seconds away place), then we had a proper cowboy breakfast - he informed me they live on this - of biscuits and gravy. He was truly ...

The Reef, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

The Reef

A travel blog entry by trewickmallon

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Another area we added to the list for our drive, was Capitol Reef National Park. We went on a short hike here to check out this cool area of the Colorado Plateau. Where many years ago the sea used to cover. Check out some of the petrographics. ...

Zoomies!!!!!, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Zoomies!!!!!

A travel blog entry by linleyc

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... ; We went to the coffee shop and I bought a latte.  It was regretable but the morning improved after that. Capitol Reef is one of the lesser known National Parks in Utah.  I had a somewhat vague idea of what I wanted to see and do there but The ...

Rain, low cloud limiting views, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Rain, low cloud limiting views

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... Just before arriving here we went into one of the orchards that was once the original Mormon settlers' orchards and are now part of the national park. You can eat what you pick, and pay in an honesty system for any you take away. They provide a ladder as ...

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