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Fruita Campground

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National Park

Capitol Reef National Park

The Fruita Campground is often described as an oasis within the desert. Adjacent to the Fremont River and surrounded by historic orchards, this developed campground has 71 sites. Each site has a picnic table and firepit and/or above ground grill, but no individual water, sewage, or electrical…

Fee Info

The nightly fee is $20.00 ($10.00 for Golden Age/Senior Pass or Golden Access/Access Pass holders). Check-out time is 11:00 am. The Fruita Campground is open year-round, and is the only developed campground in Capitol Reef National Park.

Reservation Info

Campsites are reservable from March 1 - October 31. Visit www.recreation.gov to make a reservation. Reservations are accepted 6 months ahead of time. From November 1 - February 28, all campsites are first come, first served.

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Water Hookups


66 Reviews of Fruita Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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John K.
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2022

Wonderful location

Located amongst working orchards. This campground is nature forward. Deer and turkey may visit your campsite . No hookups. Make sure you get the pie.

Month of VisitOctober
Jack W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2022

Great Campground

Wonderful campground inside of the National Park down the road from the visitors center. Gets you a great start to your day on whatever hike you choose to do the morning you wake up. No showers, but we’ll taken care of. The signs all said “No Vacancy” but we tried anyways and the staff gave us one…

Month of VisitAugust
AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 22, 2022

Beautiful spot in the middle of the desert!

Capitol reef is such an interesting park and so much less crowded than the others in Utah. You’ll see a lot of the same impressive red rocks but fruita is located near the orchards which is such a nice oasis. It’s still the desert, so don’t expect tons of privacy or shade. But the spaces are nice…

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Fruita Campground is located in Utah

Detail location of campground


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.


38.2824863 N
111.24688855 W

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