The best scenery in the park is to be found along the park's main scenic drive and along Hwy 24 through the reef. These drives are described in the Exploring the Park section.
Listed below are some other good scenic drives in the surrounding area.
Capitol Reef National Park Scenic Drives
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- Allow at least 45 minutes to tour this byway.
- 13 miles (20 km)
- Three hours to drive or three days to experience the Byway.
- 124 miles (199 km)
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