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Utah: Mighty 5 National Parks Self-Driving Audio Tour

1. Utah: Mighty 5 National Parks Self-Driving Audio Tour

Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app, which will function as your personal tour guide, audio tour, and map. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Note: In this bundle, each tour is 50+ mile-long and takes 2-3 hours to complete. Grab this bundle that includes 5 self-guided tours of Utah's national parks. Take the ultimate road trip through this line of natural reserves in southern Utah. Pick and choose where you start and appreciate the beauty of the American West. Find Arches National Park with excellent views of the towering Three Penguins, Three Gossips, and Courthouse Towers. Take in these immense rock formations and the one-of-a-kind scenery. Cross the scorched landscape and hear tales of the Ute and Paiute tribes that once lived in the area. Capture the impossibly-suspended Balanced Rock and move on to the park's namesake the Windows Arches and the Double Arch that was featured in the filming of Indiana Jones. Marvel at the most-photographed Delicate Arch, standing proudly without any support. Take the chance to see the hoodoos that make Bryce Canyon famous. Ponder these strange and looming pillars that make the park feel like another world. Visit stunning overlooks, including Sunrise and Inspiration Point. Go further and hike into the canyon to witness the coolest natural scenery. Continue to the Canyonlands and find some of the most striking, classically Western landscapes. Drive through shocking shades of red rock and attention-grabbing mesas. Learn all about how erosion sculpted these wonders and grab your camera at Plateau Viewpoint. Discover Capitol Reef, home to remnants of one of the oldest and most remote pioneer towns in America, Fruita. Learn how the town was nestled within the red rocks and deceptively complex walls displaying hundreds of millions of years of geologic history. Save the best for last with Zion. View enormous rocky fortresses, lush river valleys, death-defying hikes along windswept cliffs, and much more. Get the perfect balance of desert oasis, surprising history, and unforgettable views with this famous national park.

Capitol Reef National Park: Self-Guided Audio Tour

2. Capitol Reef National Park: Self-Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to Shaka Guide's audio tour app, your gateway to the rugged and captivating landscapes of Capitol Reef National Park. Get ready to embark on a journey through time as you explore the unique geology, rich history, and stunning natural wonders of this hidden gem. As you begin your adventure through Capitol Reef National Park with the Shaka Guide app, prepare to be awestruck by the park's magnificent sandstone cliffs, towering monoliths, and deep canyons. The app will provide informative and engaging audio commentary, sharing the stories of the park's ancient rock formations and the people who once called this place home. Discover the park's namesake, the Waterpocket Fold, a massive buckle in the Earth's crust that stretches for nearly 100 miles. Learn about the forces of nature that created this incredible geological feature and shaped the diverse landscapes you'll encounter throughout the park. Drive along the park's scenic roads, such as the Capitol Reef Scenic Drive where the Shaka Guide app will point out significant landmarks, stunning viewpoints, and hidden gems along the way. Marvel at the towering cliffs, vibrant rock formations, and panoramic vistas that make Capitol Reef a photographer's paradise. Explore the park's extensive network of hiking trails, ranging from easy walks to challenging treks. The app will guide you to iconic trails like Hickman Bridge, Cassidy Arch, and Capitol Gorge, where you can immerse yourself in the park's natural beauty, encounter unique rock formations, and witness the remnants of ancient civilizations. Learn about the rich cultural history of the area as the Shaka Guide app shares stories of the Fremont and Ancestral Puebloan peoples who once thrived in this desert oasis. Visit the park's historic sites, such as the Fruita Historic District, where you can explore the preserved orchards, historic buildings, and even pick fresh fruit during the harvest season. Enjoy the tranquility of the park's campgrounds and picnic areas, where you can take a break and savor a meal surrounded by the breathtaking landscapes of Capitol Reef. The app will highlight ideal spots for picnicking and provide insights into the park's unique flora and fauna. With the Shaka Guide app as your knowledgeable companion, your visit to Capitol Reef National Park will be enriched by fascinating tales, geological insights, and practical information. So, grab your phone, and get ready to embark on an extraordinary journey through the timeless beauty of Capitol Reef National Park. During your tour you can: • Visit historic sites like the Fruita Schoolhouse and Fremont Petroglyphs • Take in views of the Waterpocket Fold — a 100-mile-long wrinkle in the Earth’s crust • Stop by Fruita Orchards for local produce • Take a picturesque ride along the park’s scenic drive

Capitol Reef: Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour

3. Capitol Reef: Self-Guided Audio Driving Tour

Don’t miss a thing as your favorite audio tour narrator guides you across Capitol Reef to not-to-be-missed points of interest, with fascinating stories, tips and directions along the way. Follow the suggested itineraries, or divide the commentary and create your own half, full or multi day sightseeing trips. Capitol Reef is included in Utah’s Mighty 5 for a reason, with an amazing collection of massive, colored rock formations, cliffs and slot canyons rise from below the surface to provide us with an amazing display. Major Highlights: Scenic Drive Capitol Gorge Fruita Fruita Schoolhouse Goosenecks Grand Wash Road Grand Wash Trail Petroglyphs Includes: Capitol Reef National Park The highlights of the tour are found along Highway 24 with the petroglyphs by the native people of Fremont Culture, and on the 8-mile Scenic Drive that explores deeper into the park's natural features. For just an 8 mile drive, the Scenic Drive really packs a punch with many spectacular views and amazing layered rock formations. It is the true highlight of Capitol Reef as we experience the Waterpocket Fold, up close and personal, as well as Fruita with its fruit orchards and preserved buildings like the one room Fruita Schoolhouse. Beyond the official scenic drive begins an unpaved spur road continues for two miles (3.2 km) into Capitol Gorge. This narrow, twisting roadway used to be the main throughway through south central Utah. Continue to hike along the old roadbed to a spot where early pioneers and Mormon settlers carved their names in the rocks as they passed through the canyon. Alternatively, drive the dirt Grand Wash Road, a short unpaved spur road located midway along the Scenic Drive. Grand Wash gets us intimately close with the rock layers, which in places look like Swiss cheese, that follows a huge walled canyon to the trailheads for Cassidy Arch and Grand Wash Trail.

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