This river is was a source of irrigation water that made farming possible here. The small Mormon community of nearby Fruita depended primarily on fruit sales for income, but they also raised other crops, such as vegetables, alfalfa, and sorghum.
- Utah Here I Come! Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Capitol Reef National Parks (hitzeman.wordpress.com)
- Capitol Reef and Dead Horse Point (speedycupcake.com)