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Yes Capitol Reef is worth seeing . And going this route would not be a detour,its on the way. You can drive thru Capitol Gorge in the park and do the short walk to Pioneer Registry. There are also some nice orchards there where you can pick fruit if its in season.
Capitol Reef National Park is located a few minutes west of Torrey in the center of southern Utah .
If you were able to go off road, I would suggest three days in Capitol Reef as you could go down the Notom Road and Burr Trail and also up into Cathedral Valley. But since car rentals aren’t to be taken off road, I think two nights would work.
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Within a 150 mile drive you can visit three unique and distinct national parks; Capitol Reef , Arches and Canyonlands.
Capitol Reef Scenic Drive A road called the Scenic Drive winds through the heart of Capitol Reef National Park , allowing visitors to see many of the park’s famous formation. It also provides access to popular trailheads. The road is paved and is suitable for automobiles of all kinds.
about 1.5 hours
about 120 miles
Located in south-central Utah in the heart of red rock country, Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth) extending almost 100 miles.
Capitol Reef is open year-round, although some roads could be closed due to snow or other inclement weather. The park and campgrounds are open year round. Hours vary seasonally, call 435-425-3791 and follow the prompts for current visitor center information.
The entrance fee for Capitol Reef National Park is paid into a self-serve tube at the beginning of the Scenic Drive, just past the campground. The cost includes all in a private vehicle. America the Beautiful Interagency passes cover this entrance fee.