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PARK CITY, Utah — With National Park Week kicking off on Easter weekend, you can be sure there will be stifling crowds in some parts of the National Park System. So why not avoid the crush by going to one of the overlooked jewels in the system?
Arches and Zion national parks in Utah are routinely overrun when the weather is neither too cold nor too hot, and with a near ideal forecast for the coming weekend — lots of sunshine and temperatures in the mid- to upper-70s — you can expect crowds to descend on both. If your heart is set on Utah, Capitol Reef National Park is a great option with its sandstone reefs and bucolic campground set amid the park’s historic orchards.
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