Capitol Reef National Park

 

EXPLORE CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK

Hiking, offroad driving, photography and picking fruit:

Capitol Reef offers variety with arches, slot canyons, wildlife and fruit orchards.  

 

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Capitol Reef National Park Guides

Best Capitol Reef Hikes and Activities

Best Capitol Reef Hikes and Activities

Capitol Reef is one of Utah’s Mighty 5 national parks right in the middle of the state. It isn’t terribly close to another national park, like Arches and Canyonlands that are both near Moab, Utah and only 26 miles apart. Or Bryce Canyon and Zion in Southern Utah that...

Capitol Reef National Park Resources

Hiking Gear for Kids and Tips for a Day Hike

Hiking Gear for Kids and Tips for a Day Hike

We absolutely love taking our kids on hikes. From a young age, we’ve always gone on day hikes with the kids. Obviously, hiking with kids is not without its challenges. Being avid hikers, we’re confident we’ve figured out almost everything there is to hiking with kids...

Buy a US National Parks Pass: Yes, It’s a Good Deal

Buy a US National Parks Pass: Yes, It’s a Good Deal

The US National Parks list includes 59 areas around the United States that are protected and called National Parks. They feature landscapes from deserts and glaciers to caves and coral reefs. National Parks are one of the biggest attractions in the...

Family Road Trip Items You Need to Pack

Family Road Trip Items You Need to Pack

A family road trip is easy, right? Simply load up the car, fill the tank, and drive to your destination to see relatives, explore exciting new places, or revisit old favorites. Well, it's not quite that simple A successful road trip with kids takes planning and...

10 Easy & Portable Healthy Road Trip Snacks

10 Easy & Portable Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Does this ever happen to you? Without fail, about an hour into any road trip, I get hungry. I can hear the snacks and drinks from the gas stations calling my name as I drive past. The trick to fighting off these snack attacks is PLANNING! Healthy road trip...

Winter Clothing Guide for Outdoor Travel and Photography

Winter Clothing Guide for Outdoor Travel and Photography

We enjoy traveling during the winter when it’s the off season at many locations. But winter exploration and photography can be a love-hate struggle. Winter provides unique opportunities to see landscapes and scenes with glistening snow, festive lights, and rosy...

US National Park Packing List for Summer and Winter

US National Park Packing List for Summer and Winter

Do you have a list of US National Parks you want to visit like we do? US National Parks provide destinations with unique landscapes. wildlife, and a variety of outdoor activities year-round. When it’s time to start packing for your trip, use...

National Park Ornaments Are Festive Vacation Keepsakes

National Park Ornaments Are Festive Vacation Keepsakes

Do you enjoy visiting National Parks in the US? If so, you may want to consider collecting National Park ornaments to relive the memories of your national park adventures. Decorating a tree with travel Christmas ornaments from the national parks is a fun way to...

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

We often get asked this question about our travel photography gear: "What is the best compact travel camera?" To answer this question, we decided that the criteria for a 'travel camera' for this article means: the camera must produce quality photos without sacrificing...

Enjoy Nature – Be A Responsible Visitor

Enjoy Nature – Be A Responsible Visitor

Are you familiar with the phrases “Leave No Trace” or "Tread Lightly”? If you spend any time in the great outdoors, you should know these phrases and what they mean. They provide guidelines we should follow to enjoy and protect our natural spaces. We love exploring...

National Park Themed Gift Guide

National Park Themed Gift Guide

Do you know someone who enjoys camping, biking and hiking? And they REALLY enjoy doing these activities at US National Parks? There are so many practical and fun gift ideas that feature US National Parks. BUT our National Park themed gift guide helps you find that...

US National Parks Packing Lists

When it’s time to start packing for your trip, use our National Park Packing Lists. 

Plan a US National Park Vacation

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If you like to use Airbnb or VRBO, be sure to see if it’s legal for the city you’re visiting.

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