Places To Go

Where to Go and What to See

  • 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.

  • Blue sky, large white slopes, with red triangular shaped rocks below, green grass in the foreground
    Waterpocket District

    Experience the less-visited, southern part of Capitol Reef, where the dramatic angle of the Waterpocket Fold is on display.

  • Large red, triangular monolith, reflected in a puddle, with blue sky above, and red rock to the side
    Cathedral Valley District

    The remote and rugged northern part of Capitol Reef offers adventurous visitors solitude and spectacular views.

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    Maps & Brochures

    Plan your visit with maps and information about Capitol Reef.

  • Visitors in the bookstore operated by the Capitol Reef Natural History Association

    The Capitol Reef Natural History Association operates the bookstore in the Capitol Reef Visitor Center.

  • Dark brown wooden bridge over stream with green grass and trees around it.
    Things To Do

    There are many ways to explore Capitol Reef!

Last updated: May 7, 2020

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HC 70, Box 15
Torrey, UT 84775


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