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Capitol Reef National Park Sights

Capitol Reef Scenic Drive

  • Off Hwy. 24, 11 miles east of Torrey Map It
  • Capitol Reef National Park
  • Scenic Drive/Tour

Updated 02/16/2015

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This 8-mile road, called simply Scenic Drive by locals, starts at the visitor center and winds its way through the Fruita Historic District and colorful sandstone cliffs into Capitol Gorge; a side road, Grand Wash Road, provides access into the canyon. At Capitol Gorge, the canyon walls become steep and impressive but the route becomes unpaved for about the last 2 miles, and road conditions may vary due to weather and usage. Check with the visitor center before setting


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Off Hwy. 24, 11 miles east of Torrey, Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, United States

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Updated 02/16/2015


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