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A guide to Capitol Reef National Park

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
Fruita Campground Amenities: Fruita 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
Winter The mild 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.
Spring In lower 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 blooming flora.
Summer 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.
Fall The fall 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 orchards.
THINGS TO DO IN CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK
*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 geology landmarks. 
*Spend a day hiking one of the 15 hiking trails in the Fruita area.   

 

Posted by: Cruise America & Canada RV Rentals Inc
Posted on: 20/07/2023

A guide to Capitol Reef National Park

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