We felt like we should be driving a Mar's Rover on the way to Capitol Reef last summer. Can you imagine traversing the desert in a wagon with no air conditioning?
Imagining what it was like for early settlers - like the family above - is mind-boggling. My husband knocked to make sure they were O.K.
The red rock is like petrified fire. (No fire hydrant needed)
The petroglyph boardwalk is a must-see in Capitol Reef. You meander along a towering red rock wall, lined with persistent trees, searching for ancient rock art. The images are subtle, but they're there.
A parked cop car with a dummy was a humorous way to slow down drivers in the town of Tory.
A room with a view. You don't need scuba gear in Capitol reef, but you do need a camera.
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