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

National Park Gift and Keepsake Ideas for Outdoor Adventure Lovers

National Park Gift and Keepsake Ideas for Outdoor Adventure Lovers

National Park themed gifts are perfect for that person on your list who enjoys the outdoors. If you're looking for keepsakes to help you remember your National Park trip, take a look at this list that features fun and practical National Park products. When you buy...

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 Christmas tree with ornaments from the national parks is a fun way to remember...

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...

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

10 Awesome Compact Travel Cameras

We are often asked this question, "What's the best compact travel camera?" To answer we decided the criteria for a 'travel camera' for this article means: the camera must produce quality photos without sacrificing convenience. Most decent cameras can produce good...

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 our US National Park...

10 Healthy Road Trip Snacks: Simple, Portable and Filling

10 Healthy Road Trip Snacks: Simple, Portable and Filling

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 snacks...

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...

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 United States. 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...

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. Our increasing love...

US National Parks Packing Lists

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Plan a US National Park Vacation

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