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See The Great Slickrock Divide

The divide separates the way water flows in the park with the northern runoff spilling into the Grand Wash and the southern runoff spilling into the Capitol Gorge.

See the Petroglyphs

The Capitol Reef petroglyphs date back to between 600 - 1300 AD and were left by the Fremont and Ancestral Puebloan people who inhabited this region.

Explore the Capitol Gorge

The Capitol Gorge is a deep canyon located within the Waterpocket Fold.

Check Out Pectols Pyramid

Pectols Pyramid is a roughly 180 million year old natural monument comprised of Navajo sandstone.

Sunset from Sunset Point

If you're looking for to add a great sunset to your list of things to do in Capitol Reef then look no further than the aptly named Sunset Point.

Upper Cathedral Valley Overlook

The viewpoint looks out into the stunning landscape of Cathedral Valley where the Temple of the Sun & Temple of the Moon are located.

Sunset at Fruita Barn

The picturesque setting of this barn hearkens back to a time long past and makes for beautiful photos.

Hike through the Grand Wash

This canyon is just breathtaking with a narrows section reminiscent of Zion just with less water & a tiny fraction of the humans.

Explore Cathedral Valley

The main attractions in Cathedral Valley are the Temple of the Sun and the Temple of the Moon.

See the Hickman Bridge

Situated at 3000ft elevation, Eureka Dunes are some of the tallest dunes in North America.

things to do In Capitol Reef National Park

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