CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK FACTS
* One of the best-known natural monuments
in the park is the Waterpocket Fold. The Waterpocket Fold is
a warp in the Earth’s crust, stretching across nearly 100 miles of land.
* It’s been discovered that around 245 million years ago, Capitol Reef was
once filled with beaches and tidal flats.
BEST CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK
RV PARKS AND CAMPGROUNDS
Campground is the only developed campground inside the park, making it an ideal
spot for RV camping in Capitol Reef National Park. Fruita is known as an oasis
amidst the desert of Capitol Reef. This campground has 71 sites and is
surrounded by historic orchards.
Wonderland RV Park
Amenities: One of the
fantastic RV parks near Capitol Reef National Park is Wonderland RV Park. This
RV park has been serving visitors to Capitol Reef since 1934. Many of the RV
sites at Wonderland are adjacent to the park’s idyllic pastureland.
Cathedral Valley Campground
Amenities: The Cathedral Valley Campground is about 37 miles from the
Capitol Reef visitor center and is perfect for those traveling on a budget. It
is free to camp at Cathedral Valley, and although there are no hookups, you can
enjoy the vista views from your perch at 7,000 feet.
BEST TIME TO VISIT CAPITOL REEF
NATIONAL PARK FOR RV CAMPING
temperatures at the park’s lower elevations make winter a great time for RV
camping in Capitol Reef National Park. In the park’s more mountainous areas,
visitors may get a chance to see snow.
elevations at Capitol Reef, the spring season moves in a little earlier than
higher elevations. As temperatures begin to rise, the park is filled with
One of the
busier times at the park is during the summer season. Summertime is also the
monsoon season at Capitol Reef. The heavy
downpours during the summer can result in ephemeral waterfalls.
season adds to the vibrant colors visitors can see at Capitol Reef. During the
fall, visitors can enjoy mild temperatures and even pick fruit in the Fruita
THINGS TO DO IN CAPITOL REEF
*Take a road tour throughout the park’s
majestic Cathedral Valley.
*Drive along the Notom-Bullfrog Road and
Burr Trail to “Loop the Fold,” and witness some amazing
*Spend a day hiking one of the 15 hiking trails in the Fruita
Posted by: Cruise America & Canada RV Rentals Inc
Posted on: 20/07/2023