Tips and  Activities For Visiting Capitol Reef in July

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Keep reading to know all about what it’s like in July at Capitol Reef: services available, weather to expect, tips to avoid the crowds and heat, fun activities to do and more!

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

Capitol Reef  Photography Guide

Capitol Reef is the least-visited of the five National Parks so it won’t be as busy as the others in the state. The mornings and late afternoons are good times to avoid the crowds and the heat of the day!


Capitol Reef Weather in July

The summer monsoons are common in July so also be prepared with rain gear. for you and your camera!

The Visitor Center is always a good first stop to get the most up-to-date information for road and trail conditions in the park as well as camping and ranger-led programs.

Stop at the Capitol Reef Visitor Center

Picking fruit from the orchards is a popular activity at Capitol Reef! In early July you’ll be able to pick cherries and apricots can be picked all month long.

Explore the Capitol Reef Fruita Area

We recommend you explore the main Capitol Reef scenic drive to see the colorful cliffs, canyons, domes and bridges!

Capitol Reef Scenic Drives

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