John Carter Movie – Filmed at Mars Location

SPECIAL NEWS – The upcoming Disney movie called John Carter was partially filmed in an area of Wayne County, Utah that is referred to as Mars.  The area has a base station where scientists do research and study what life might be like, living on Mars.   Learn more about this area here.    View a PDF file with a map and description of the trail to Mars – here.   View more trails in Capitol Reef Country – here.

In the movie the main character, John Carter, plays a Captain from the Civil War era in the United States who is somehow transported to Mars, where he then becomes involved in an effort to protect the planet against the loss of its water and atmosphere.  John Carter works to bring peace among the many nations of Mars.

Check out the trailer for this new movie – here

Keep Capitol Reef Country Forever Mighty

What is Forever Mighty? It’s practicing responsible travel while visiting Utah and Capitol Reef Country by following the principles of Tread Lightly and Leave No Trace.

Plan ahead and prepare, travel and camp on durable surfaces, dispose of waste properly, leave what you find, minimize campfire impacts, respect wildlife, be considerate of others, support local business and honor community, history and heritage. Help us keep Utah and Capitol Reef Country’s outdoor recreation areas beautiful, healthy, and accessible.

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