The 71-site Fruita Campground is the only developed campground in Capitol Reef. Reservations are available March 1- October 31.
Capitol Reef offers two free primitive campgrounds in more remote parts of the park.
Backpacking in Capitol Reef
A free backpacking permit is required before starting your overnight adventure.
Fruita Campground often fills daily spring through fall. There are camping alternatives within an hour drive of the visitor center.
Have a large group? Reserve the Group Campsite in Fruita Campground.
Review the Campground Regulations for more information.
Last updated: August 15, 2021