Ancient creatures embedded in Capitol Reef walls
       
     
The Waterpocket Fold seen from the Fremont river level
       
     
Proof that the sea was here
       
     
Deep canyon eroded by water in soft sandstone
       
     
Fremont river valley
       
     
Old irrigation system supporting orchards in Fruita
       
     
Nowadays no one lives in Fruita but wildlife
       
     
Capitol Reef park view from the Sunset Point
       
     
Ancient creatures embedded in Capitol Reef walls
       
     
Ancient creatures embedded in Capitol Reef walls
The Waterpocket Fold seen from the Fremont river level
       
     
The Waterpocket Fold seen from the Fremont river level
Proof that the sea was here
       
     
Proof that the sea was here
Deep canyon eroded by water in soft sandstone
       
     
Deep canyon eroded by water in soft sandstone
Fremont river valley
       
     
Fremont river valley
Old irrigation system supporting orchards in Fruita
       
     
Old irrigation system supporting orchards in Fruita
Nowadays no one lives in Fruita but wildlife
       
     
Nowadays no one lives in Fruita but wildlife

It used to be a place supporting from 100 to 150 Mormon families

Capitol Reef park view from the Sunset Point
       
     
Capitol Reef park view from the Sunset Point