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Top 10 Hikes in Capitol Reef National Park’s “Backcountry”

Most hikers in Capitol Reef National Park will stick to the 15 maintained trails in the principal Fremont River District. But it is the remote and scintillating backcountry that harbors the park’s greatest gems. After last month presenting a (subjective) … Continue reading

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Headquarters Canyon (Capitol Reef National Park, UT)

If I were to guess, I’d say upwards of 90-95 percent of visitors at Utah’s Capitol Reef National Park spend their entire stay along the main arteries running through the central district—Highway 24 and the Scenic Drive. But the southern … Continue reading

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