Capitol Reef National Park

One of the best kept secret locations in Utah is Capitol Reef National Park!

This unique park offers a varied landscape of arches, slot canyons, and stone monoliths.

Capitol Reef National Park is an amazing place to see by car along the scenic drive and explore on foot on the many hiking trails.

Plus you can’t beat the pioneer history, fruit orchard, homemade treats and wildlife you’ll find in the Fruita area!

Use our Capitol Reef National Park guide, packing checklists, tips and resources to plan your getaway!

Take jaw-dropping photos at Capitol Reef
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1. US National Parks Pass: You can order passes online or get them at any of these Federal Recreation Areas.

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