Whether you have a couple hours or multiple days, Capitol Reef is full of opportunities to recreate. The park has something to offer for all visitors. Below are some ideas to get started. Our Trip Planner can help you prepare for your visit.
With one developed campground, two primitive campgrounds, and vast backcountry options, there are many places to stay the night in the park.
Get Information from the Visitor Center
Drop by the visitor center to get more information about the park.
The Capitol Reef Natural History Association operates the bookstore in the Capitol Reef Visitor Center.
Historic orchards contain about 2,000 trees including cherry, apricot, peach, pear, apple, plum, mulberry, almond, and walnut.
Explore the history of Fruita, established in the 1880s by Latter-Day-Saint pioneers.
Most of the park's 243,921 acres is open for exploration. Try hiking, wildlife-viewing, fishing, horseback riding, or rock climbing.
Last updated: October 11, 2019