When looking for hotels near Capitol Reef National Park, keep in mind the park is located in south-central Utah surrounded by small towns so you won’t find large-scale hotels here.
Instead you’ll find charming lodging options that will provide all the comfort you need to enjoy your trip! Use this Capitol Reef National Park guide find the best accommodations to plan your vacation.
There is no park lodge at Capitol Reef, but there is one campground. You’ll find a resorts, motels, cabins, vacation rentals, and other camping options near Capitol Reef National Park.
Use this guide to find the right Capitol Reef lodging to fit your travel style and budget!
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Capitol Reef National Park Packing List
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- Merrell Moab hiking shoes or Oboz hiking shoes
- Darn Tough hiking socks
- Water – carry a hydration pack or a refillable water bottle in your backpack
- Healthy food that’s portable and filling!
- Columbia fleece jacket
- Wicking, quick-drying clothing
- Lip balm with UV protection
- Sun protection – sunscreen (even in the winter) and a sunhat
- UV sunglasses are good for summer and winter
- Travel hand sanitizer
- Flashlight or headlamp
- Capitol Reef travel guides and maps
- First aid kit
- Insect repellent
- Camera gear – DOWNLOAD the free checklist!
A Photo Tour of Capitol Reef National Park
Take a visual tour through Capitol Reef National Park to see the stunning landscape and wildlife you’ll find in the park!
Hotels Near Capitol Reef National Park
When looking for places to stay at Capitol Reef National Park, you’ll find all types of accommodations.
Here’s a list of hotels you’ll find in the small cities near Capitol Reef National Park. Take a look at our top 5 picks:
Capitol Reef Resort – this is where we stay! You’ll find luxury lodging and fun glamping options: guestrooms, luxury cabins, teepees and Conestoga covered wagons! The resort is open year round.
Broken Spur Inn & Steakhouse – enjoy an up-close view of the unique landscape from every room, or Conestoga wagon, at this location. Enjoy a free hot breakfast as well as the convenient steakhouse on site! This inn is open March to November.
Austin’s Chuckwagon Motel – rooms, family suites and cabins with a deli and store right on the property which is so convenient! This motel is open March to November.
Red Sands Hotel and Spa – guest amenities include a full service spa, yoga room, workout room, laundry, game room, stargazing deck, 24 hour coffee and fruit, fire pit, indoor pool and hot tub. Plus with the onsite restaurant and bar, everything you need is in one location! This hotel is open year round.
The Noor Hotel – rooms with stunning views so close to Capitol Reef! You’ll find standard rooms, suites, and even designated pet rooms! There’s an on site convenience store and Mexican restaurant that’s open for lunch and dinner. This hotel is open year round,
Lodges and Resorts Near Capitol Reef National Park
Here’s a list of luxury accommodations near Capitol Reef.
Cougar Ridge Resort – the Lodge and Villas offer world-class facilities in one of the most scenic areas of the country! Enjoy 5-star comfort in the main Lodge or Luxury Villas. Each 2 Bedroom Villa features one room with a king-sized bed and a second room with two queen-sized beds, as well as two private bathrooms. Each Villa also offers a kitchenette, a living room area with a TV, and a deck with a Traeger grill.
Check out all amazing amenities you’ll find when you book a stay at the Lodge: four master suites, two of which have private hot tub rooms; bunk room with two sets of bunk beds and a bathroom with a shower; full-service kitchen; table that seats up to 10, a great room with a unique mesquite bar, and a seating area with relaxing chairs, a couch, a TV, and a natural wood-burning stone fireplace; large hot tub is located on the wrap-around deck, which also features an outdoor BBQ grill, outdoor dining space, and a fire pit; game room complete with a pool table, TV, and a game table; simulator room with driving, golfing, and a shooting gallery, a bowling alley with two lanes, a pool table, and a theater room, a woodworking shop and garage; well-equipped exercise room on this floor allows guests a chance to workout, while a spa with a steam room, sauna, and massage table.
Lodge at Red River Ranch – you’ll find 15 unique guest rooms decorated with antique furnishings, western artwork, authentic artifacts and a wood-burning fireplace! Amenities include an outdoor hot tub, game nook, and book nook. The Cliffstone Restaurant is farm-to-table gourmet in every way!
Cabins Near Capitol Reef National Park
Here’s a list of “luxury” cabins with amenities you’d find in a hotel/motel room.
Cowboy Homestead Cabins – cozy one- and two-bed cabins on an original pioneer family homestead! Choose a cabin with two queen-size beds or a king bed. All cabins feature kitchenettes, private baths and outdoor barbecues. These cabins are open March to November.
The Rim Rock Inn Cabins – enjoy amazing panoramic sunrise and sunset views from the cabin porch! You’ll find separate cabins with 1 King or 2 Queen beds with a private bathroom, microwave and mini-fridge.
Austin’s Chuckwagon Motel – the two bedroom cabins include 2 Queen beds, a sitting area, private bathroom, and a kitchenette (full fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, and kitchenware). These cabins are open March to November.
Torrey Trading Post Cabins – camping cabins include 2 Full size beds. The shared bathroom with shower is located in a separate building. The studio cabins come with 1 King bed, 1 full size couch/bed, private bath, and full kitchen (refrigerator, stove, microwave, dishwasher, pots/pans, dishes, utensils). Open year round.
You’ll also find more rustic, no frills cabins at the campgrounds near Capitol Reef. Be sure to note if the cabin provides linens!!
Sand Creek RV Cabins – basic cabins with 1 Queen bed or deluxe cabin with 1 Queen and 4 bunk-beds. No private bath. Open April to October.
Thousand Lakes RV Park Cabins – camping cabins with 2 double beds and no private bath (added charge for linens for the camping cabin). The deluxe cabin has 1 Queen, Double and Twin beds with refrigerator, microwave, and private bathroom. The super deluxe cabin has a full kitchen, separate bathroom and a sleeping loft. Open April to October.
Wonderland RV Park Cabins – log cabin has 2 Queen beds, a table with two chairs, microwave, small refrigerator and TV. There’s also an economy cabin with 1 Queen bed, a work space, a TV. Shared restrooms and showers are in a separate building.
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