The following passes are available at the Capitol Reef Visitor Center: the America the Beautiful Annual Pass, Senior Pass, Access Pass, Military Annual Pass, Capitol Reef Annual Pass and the 4th Grade Pass. Holders of these passes are provided access into Capitol Reef and other federal fee areas.The following Entrance Fees are charged for traveling the park's Scenic Drive beyond the Fruita Campground. Passes are good for 7 days.
This fee applies to bicycles and pedestrians.
This fee applies to private vehicles, including motorcycles (in effect starting January 1, 2018).
This fee is based on the seating capacity of the vehicle.
- Vehicles with a seating capacity of 26 seats or greater: $100.00
- Vehicles with a seating capacity of 7 - 25 seats: $40.00
- Vehicles with a seating capacity of 1 - 6 seats: $30.00
Entrance Fee Waivers: Fee waivers are available for groups traveling the Scenic Drive for educational purposes. Fee waiver requests must be submitted two weeks prior to your visit. Qualifications for fee waivers can be found on the Fee Waiver Application. If you have any questions, please contact the Fee Office during normal business hours at (435) 425-4172.
Sites at the Fruita Campground are $20.00 per night
Senior and Access pass holders are $10.00 per night.
For 2018, campsites at the Fruita Campground can be reserved online through www.recreation.gov. Reservations can be made for camping from March through October, beginning on February 1, 2018. The majority of sites will be available through the reservation system; only a handful will remain first-come, first-served. From November through February, all sites remain first-come, first-served.
A backcountry permit is required for backpacking in Capitol Reef National Park. The permit is free and can be obtained at the visitor center during normal business hours.
FEDERAL RECREATION LANDS PASSES
All Federal Recreation Lands Passes are available and accepted at Capitol Reef.
THE FOLLOWING FOREIGN LANGUAGE VERSIONS OF THE FEDERAL LANDS RECREATION ENHANCEMENT ACT INTERAGENCY PASS BROCHURES ARE AVAILABLE:
FEE FREE WEEKENDS
Capitol Reef National Park, along with other national parks service fee areas across the nation, will celebrate dates and events by waiving entrance fees as follows:
Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free days in 2018:
January 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
April 21: First day of National Park Week
September 22: National Public Lands Day
November 11: Veterans Day
The National Park Service website provides information to help the public plan their park adventures at www.nps.gov.