Howard Johnson Capitol Reef
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... the middle of the day in bright sun the rosy and orange colors of the rock formations - called hoodoos - was amazing. The next morning we were sad to leave our lovely spot in Torrey, but looking forward to getting to Moab. The way to Maob was through the Capitol Reef National Park. This park has huge red rock and grey rock and gold colored rock bluffs that do sort of look like reefs. Lovely scenery. At the beginning of ...
Today, when we arrive in Hurricane from St. George, we continue east on UT-9, rather than turning south on UT-59. We roll through Springdale, just outside the entrance to Zion National Park. Like so many other towns in Utah, Springdale, elevation 3,900 feet, was originally settled as a Mormon farming community. Today, because of its proximity to Zion National Park, Springdale's economy is based around tourism. In no time, we are in Zion National ...
... his first and last teaching job. He thinks he found it.
Stopped in Green River to pick up lunch for a picnic, that is, if we found a place for a picnic - which we did at the visitor Center at Capital Reef. A long time to wait for lunch. On the way we stopped in Goblin Valley that has very weird rock formations - we were a little disappointed that it had become so busy - and not ...
... and I could easily access it. Instructions were something like "Drive five miles east, then turn right at something or other building. Go three miles then turn down totally unpronouncable road name, and the slot canyon is two miles after such and such creek." Pretty easy, right? She said I'd be there in ten minutes.
The part she left out was that after turning onto unpronouncable road name, there was ten miles of dirt road ...
... leading to Capital Reef beautifully. Waterpocket Fold is a fault 100 miles long created 65 million years ago. Early travellers gave it the seaman's term 'reef' for an impassable barrier, hence the name of the park.
Next morning, we left Torrey and took highway 24 which runs alongside the Fremont River, where it cuts through Capitol ...