Capitol Reef National park is located in south-central Utah Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes, and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline. Capitol is open 24 hours every day. Since the park is not located near a large town, it’s not easy to get to Capitol Reef National Park. The good thing is there will be fewer crowds compared to other national parks.
Capitol Reef National Park was a lot of hikes that are worth trying out, most of them are challenging. For those who like to hike and love adventure. You get to see stone-carved images of human-like figures, animals, and other shapes. Capitol Reef gives you the best experience. Here we give you the perfect plan for trip.
Best Time to Visit Capitol Reef National Park:
The best time to visit Capitol Reef is in the spring and fall. Particularly in October and November, when temperatures are usually warm enough for hiking and camping, Weather conditions are pleasant.
Expenses To Visit Capitol Reef National Park
- $10 per person for 7 days
- For one private, non-commercial vehicle it cost $20 which is a 7-day pass.
- The fee for one private, non-commercial motorcycle and its rider is $15
Commercial Vehicle Fee:
- A commercial vehicle with a capacity of 26 seats or more cost $100
- Commercial vehicle with a capacity of 7 to 25 seats cost $40
- Commercial vehicle with a capacity of 1 to 6 seats cost $30
Fruita Campground: The campground has 71 sites. Each site has a picnic table and fire pit and above ground grill, but no individual water, sewage, or electrical hookups. There is an RV dump and potable water fill station. It cost $20 per night.
Cathedral Valley Campground: The campground has 6 sites. each with a picnic table and fire grate. There is a pit toilet, but no water available.
Cedar Mesa Campground: The campground has five 5 sites, each with a picnic table and fire grate. There is also a pit toilet, but no water is available.
Thing to Do in Capitol Reef National Park:
- You can go for short hike in Hickman Bridge
- You get to see stone-carved images of human-like figures, animals, and other shapes created by the native americans. Which existed from approximately AD 600 to 1300.
- The Panorama Point is located just south of Highway 24 in the park. You can take a short trail and looking into the stunning view. If you like photography this is the perfect place for you.
- Goosenecks Overlook is area of Sulphur Creek, you can drive and reach the destination at the edge of the cliff you get an breath taking view.
- You can hike in Sulphur Creek and see the waterfalls