Camping in Capitol Reef

Fruita Campground with tents and RVs

Fruita Campground

The 71-site Fruita Campground is the only developed campground in Capitol Reef. Reservations are available March 1- October 31.

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Primitive Camping

Capitol Reef offers two free primitive campgrounds in more remote parts of the park.

Green and blue tent with a light inside set up at night, with dark skies and a full moon above.

Backpacking in Capitol Reef

A free backpacking permit is required before starting your overnight adventure.

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Camping Alternatives

Fruita Campground often fills daily spring through fall. There are camping alternatives within an hour drive of the visitor center.

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Group Campsite

Have a large group? Reserve the Group Campsite in Fruita Campground.

 

Review our Campground Regulations for more information.

Last updated: October 9, 2019

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Mailing Address:

HC 70, Box 15
Torrey, UT 84775

Phone:

435-425-3791

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