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Perhaps the most underrated of Utah’s “Mighty Five” national parks, Capitol Reef is a true hidden gem. The park is often overlooked due to it’s more famous siblings and their amazing features. Unlike Utah’s other national parks, Capitol Reef doesn’t have one stand out a feature like the arches of Arches or the Zion canyon of Zion. But Capitol Reef is a magnificent mixture of the best features of Arches, Bryce, Canyonlands, and Zion. This park has it all and the best part is that it is the least visited National Park in Utah. Here’s what you should see if you’ve only got one day in Capitol Reef National Park!
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This post was originally published on July 18, 2018. It was updated on January 10, 2020.
- About Capitol Reef National Park
- Getting to Capitol Reef National Park
- How many days in Capitol Reef National Park
- Best time of year to visit Capitol Reef National Park
- Where to stay in Capitol Reef National Park
- What to pack for a day in Capitol Reef National Park?
- 24 hours in Capitol Reef National Park
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- How do you plan on spending your one day in Capitol Reef National Park?