About This Campground
National Park Service
Located in south-central Utah in the heart of red rock country, Capitol Reef National Park is a hidden treasure filled with cliffs, canyons, domes and bridges in the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic monocline (a wrinkle on the earth) extending almost 100 miles.
The Fruita Campground area is located…
- Tent Sites
- RV Sites
- ADA Access
- Picnic Table
- Phone Service
- Drinking Water
- Electric Hookups
- Sanitary Dump
- Sewer Hookups
- Water Hookups
- Max Length: 27 ft.
- Drive InPark next to your campsite
- Walk InPark in a lot, walk to your campsite
The past couple times I've stayed here we've arrived late in the night and gone straight to bed. Getting up at first light is one of my favorite things to do in this park. You're greeted by the beautiful red reefs on all sides that were hidden by the night. One of my favorite camp sites in the…
First come first serve. Get there in the morning to get a camp site. Awesome campground. There is a creek. Apple orchid to pick apples with the deer. Fun activity for children. Hiking trails right there for running also. Just a beautiful remote area. Our visit was peak season - Sept/oct. very busy.
Capitol Reef is a hidden gem, much less foot traffic than Bryce Canyon, let alone Zion. Here you can find petroglyphs, stunning geography, and everything from easy to strenuous hikes. Personally, I highly recommend Hickman's Arch. Check it out, there's a lot of great history to be offered!
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Capitol Reef NP Group Campsite is located in Utah
Traveling westbound on Interstate 70: Take Utah State Highway 24 west towards Hanksville (exit 149). Stay on Highway 24 for 80 miles to reach the park Visitor Center. Traveling on Interstate 15: Take US Highway 50 east at Scipio (exit 188) towards Salina for 30 miles. At the junction with Utah State Highway 89/259, turn right (south) and travel 8 miles. Turn left (east) onto Utah State Highway 24 towards Sigurd. Continue on Highway 24 for 82 miles to reach the park Visitor Center.