Kids & Youth

historic Gifford (Pendelton) Barn with sunlit red cliffs in the background

NPS/Adam Hiscock

Kids Activities

Children and their families have a number of activities to choose from at Capitol Reef. Explore the Fruita Historic District, have a picnic, come to a ranger program and more.

The Junior Ranger program is for kids 3 and up and offers the whole family a way to learn more about the park.

The Ripple Rock Nature Center is open from mid to late May until the middle of August and is a great place to visit for hands on activities and kids focused programs.

There are a number of hikes that are great for families, check out the Fruita Area Map and Guide for distances, elevation change, and difficulty levels.

Last updated: July 2, 2019

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HC 70, Box 15
Torrey, UT 84775



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