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
been discovered that around 245 million years ago, Capitol Reef was
once filled with beaches and tidal flats.
*The park has its own movie
dedicated to the park’s history, culture, and landscape! This film is
available at the park’s visitor center.
Where to Stay?
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.
Wonderland RV Park
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.
Thousand Lakes RV
Park Take in the
beautiful view of sagebrush-covered plateaus when staying at the Thousand Lakes
RV Park. Visitors can enjoy close-by activities, such as hiking and fishing at
Best time to visit?
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
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.
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
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.
What to do?
a road tour throughout the park’s majestic Cathedral Valley.
along the Notom-Bullfrog Road and Burr Trail to “Loop the Fold,” and witness some amazing
a day hiking one of the 15 hiking trails in the Fruita
To see where you could visit Capitol Reef as part of a longer trip, please see our fantastic Tourbook with over 35 suggested itineraries here
. For more information and how to book, contact your tour operator or travel agent.
Posted by: Cruise America & Canada RV Rentals Inc
Posted on: 06/10/2021