Kids & Youth

  • Colorful junior ranger booklet with wooden badge placed on black boulder.
    Junior Ranger

    For ages 3 to 103! Compete activities to earn your badge!

  • Volunteer saying Junior Ranger pledge with three children and an adult.
    For Kids

    Capitol Reef offers activities for people of all ages. Check out these ideas!

  • Slick rock trail with juniper trees, rocks, and views of white cliffs in the distance.
    Hiking in Fruita

    Go for a hike off the Scenic Drive or Utah Highway 24.

  • The Milky Way over an old wagon with cliffs and trees in the background
    Heritage Star Fest 2023

    Join us for Heritage Star Fest 2023 on September 15 and 16

  • Three furry marmots in brown dirt all looking the same direction.
    Nature & Science

    Discover the natural resources protected within Capitol Reef National Park.

  • Rows of flowering trees with pink and white blossoms.

    Capitol Reef's rich cultural history includes archaic hunter-gatherers, the prehistoric Fremont Culture, and pioneer homesteaders.

  • Flash flood in Sulphur Creek in Capitol Reef National Park
    Your Safety

    Your safety is your responsibility. Safety tips for visiting Capitol Reef.

  • Tree with green leaves, light greenish red pears in front of a log building with rocky slopes behind
    Explore Fruita

    Whether you have half a day or more, spend your time exploring the Fruita area by car or on foot.

  • RVs, tents, cars, and vans in a green, shaded campground, with some fall colors.

    With one developed campground, two primitive campgrounds, and vast backcountry options, there are many places to stay the night in the park.


Tips for a Great Visit:

Last updated: February 13, 2024

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HC 70, Box 15
Torrey, UT 84775


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