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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 ...

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

Canyoning Fun

A travel blog entry by atimetowander

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... 3 waterfalls and took in some amazing scenery.  Serina says its one of her favorite hikes ever.  Ate lunch at Slacker's burger shack and hit the road for Bryce Canyon.  Drive through Dixie National Forest and Escalante were ...

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 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 - 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 ...

Canyons, OHV Park, and Mormon fruit orchards, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Canyons, OHV Park, and Mormon fruit orchards

A travel blog entry by lettinggo

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Visited and stayed in Capital Reef NP. Just outside the park is a bunch of noting, and also a huge Off Highway Vehicle park, where you can drive atvs up huge hills, etc.  Denzil wished he had an atv to try it!     In the center of ...

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 ...

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

Capitol Reef

A travel blog entry by luciaferris

The next day we drove to Capitol Reef National Park where we did a beautiful day hike along the red rock formations. What I found very cool about Capitol Reef was how the path leading up to the hike was filled with clay and little caves in the side of ...

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 ...

Five Bucks a night...best site yet!, Capitol Reef National Park, United States travel blog

Five Bucks a night...best site yet!

A travel blog entry by travelswithmike

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... did remember seeing our rig at Natural Bridges.  We made the short 10 mile trip from the campground in Torrey to Capitol Reef National Park, Fruita Campground.  This is a beautiful campground, lots of shade around our RV, and the view from the ...

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 ...

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

Capitol Reef National Park

A travel blog entry by henryferris

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On our drive to Capital Reef National Park, we stopped at a small shop inside the park. The shop had a lot of different homemade foods for sale. We got some cherries, salsas and ice cream. We sat outside and enjoyed the ice cream. Eventually we arrived at ...

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 ...

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