Visiting Capitol Reef National Park in January is a great time to go to escape the crowds. The weather can be unpredictable with rain or snow.
Temperatures at Capitol Reef in January range from highs in the upper 30s and lows in the upper teens in degrees F. January weather at Capitol Reef can be good for outdoor activities with appropriate clothing.
The Fruita area is a popular location at Capitol Reef! In January the Gifford House is closed and fruit picking is not available, but it is still a fun place to see and photograph.
The Fruita to Capitol Gorge scenic drive is a must-see! You can also explore Cathedral Valley and Burr Trail if you’ve got the right vehicle, and the weather allows it.