Best things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park is in the south-central desert of Utah. It encloses a long wrinkle in the earth, known as the Water Pocket Fold, containing layers of sandstone, canyons and striking rock.

1. HIGHWAY 24

Highway 24 is the main road that runs through the park. This road runs east – west for 16 miles inside the park boundaries, following alongside the Fremont River.

2. PANORAMA POINT

Panorama Point offers beautiful views over Highway 24 as it winds its way through the park.

3. SUNSET POINT

4. GOOSENECKS OVERLOOK

5. SEE THE PETROGLYPHS

6. EXPLORE HISTORIC FRUITA

7. HAVE PIE AT THE GIFFORD HOMESTEAD

8. GO HIKING

9. CAPITOL REEF SCENIC DRIVE

10. CAPITOL GORGE ROAD

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