Capitol Reef in August: Things to See, Do and Photograph

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If you want to visit Capitol Reef in August, here’s a list of things to see, do and photograph!

Take Jaw-Dropping Photos... at Capitol Reef National Park with your PHONE or CAMERA!

Capitol Reef  Photography Guide

One good thing is Capitol Reef is the least-visited of the five National Parks so it won’t be as busy as the others.


Capitol Reef Weather in August

The weather at Capitol Reef National Park in August is hot with highs near 88 and lows near 63 degrees Fahrenheit.

The park is open all day, every day. The visitor center is open daily, but check the Capitol Reef website for operation times.

Capitol Reef  Visitor Center

Picking fruit from the orchards is a popular activity at Capitol Reef! In August you’ll be able to pick peaches and pears, yum!

Capitol Reef Fruita Area

Remember the summer monsoons can make the main scenic drive hazardous when raining so check with the Visitor Center before heading out.

Capitol Reef Scenic Drives

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