Thousand Lakes RV Park & Campground
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- Swimming pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThousand Lakes RV Park & Campground Torrey
Nice place, good views, good owners, clean park. Low water pressure. WiFi is off and on...not that good.
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Capitol Reef National Park Capitol Reef NP is sometimes overlooked because Zion, Bryce and Arches get all the attention but it's the most unique of all of them for it has Waterpocket Fold geology.
The fold is difficult to describe but....instead of the earth shifting, like normal, the Pacific Plate from the west "folded" the …
... earlier. Gained and lost over 1,000 feet in elevation a couple of times on these trails.
On Friday, our last full day of the trip, we did one last short 4 mile hike on the Chimney Rock Loop trail. This one had a gain/loss of around 600 feet passing a ridge with views of Chimney Rock and then traversing a good portion of Spring Canyon.
And below are the last pictures, from the hikes on these two ...
... and ate the delicious peach one at a table outside under cover. Here there were also mule deer, a barn, and an old smoke house.
We then went on the scenic drive down the valley. However half way down this had been closed because of the chance of flash flooding. So we went back up to the Visitor Centre and saw the movie, just like the other centres have had. They give a great overview of the features of each of the parks.
Just before arriving here we went ...
... they had the usual evergreen bushes growing out of them as if they were grounded in fertile soil, but anchored only in solid rock. Some of them looked like cocoa powder sprinkled on top of chocolate ice cream.
Further up the road the ground became more forgiving and gave forth to sage and Douglas Fir and yellow grass, and occasionally we came upon an oasis. You can see them from a distance, green trees and ...
... Back near the vistor centre we headed east and stopped at the old Fruita School house, which is a beauty. There's quite a few flat areas along the river all of which are cultivated and fed by small channels of fast flowing water, while nearby is another Petroglyphs site which turned out to be much better than those we had seen in the Capitol Canyon.
There's a lot more to see and do at this park but we needed to head west so that was all we had time for. ...