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Best Restaurants In and Around Capitol Reef (+ Affordable Options)

Duke's Slickrock Grill

Capitol Reef National Park contains no restaurants inside the park, besides pie at the Gifford House. Even though Capitol Reef is one of the least visited national parks in Utah and is in a remote area, there are some surprisingly great places to eat in the surrounding areas. I’m Cheryl and I LOVE to visit […]

Best Places to Camp In and Around Capitol Reef: 2024

distant view of Rv park at Capitol Reef

Capitol Reef National Park draws over a million visitors a year and is Utah’s 4th most visited national park. It has an amazing variety of scenic drives, hikes, arches, petroglyphs, and the Historic Fruita District, established by Mormon settlers back in the 1800s. There is only 1 established campground (Fruita Campground) in Capitol Reef National […]

How Much Time Do I Need To Visit Capitol Reef National Park?

View of Capitol Reef National Park

If you’re planning your big Utah national parks road trip – often called “The Mighty Five” – one of the big questions you’re probably asking yourself is how much time you should dedicate to Capitol Reef, the middle and least well-known of the five parks. We recommend spending about 3/4 of a day in Capitol […]

5 Things We Love About Capitol Reef National Park

Orchards at Gifford Place at Fruita Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef doesn’t get as many visitors as nearby Bryce, Arches, and Zion, but it’s beautiful. In this video, we share with you what we love about Capitol Reef National Park and why we love it. Resources

5 Things to Hate About Capitol Reef National Park

Visitor Center at Capitol Reef National Park

Do not expect Capitol Reef National Park to have all the amenities that other National Parks do. Capitol Reef is not as popular as nearby Bryce and Arches and is relatively primitive. What should you expect while visiting? Let us show you. Resources

9 Mistakes to Avoid During Your Visit to Capitol Reef

Ranger at Capitol Reef National Park

We want you to enjoy your trip to Capitol Reef, so don’t make these nine mistakes. Don’t fall victim to being hungry and/or running out of gas! We let you know how to make the most of your trip. Here is what we cover in this video: Resources

14 Great Things to Do in Utah’s Most Charming National Park!

View of Fruita in Capitol Reef

If you have never been to Capitol Reef National Park before, you need to watch this video! You will gain a greater appreciation for this less-popular national park and we will show you 14 different things to do while visiting. Here is what we cover: Resources