Capitol Reef National Park Sports & Activities

The main outdoor activity at Capitol Reef is hiking. There are trails for all levels. Remember: Whenever you venture into the desert—that is, wherever you go in Capitol Reef—take, and drink, plenty of water.


Bicycles are allowed only on established roads in the park. Highway 24 is a state highway and receives a substantial amount of through traffic...


Fishing in Capitol Reef is limited to the Fremont River, but nearby mountains offer some decent high-elevation fly-fishing opportunities. ...


You can explore Capitol Reef in a 4X4 on a number of exciting backcountry routes. Road conditions can vary greatly depending on recent weather...


Many park trails in Capitol Reef include steep climbs, but there are a few easy-to-moderate hikes. A short drive from the visitor center takes...

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Hondoo Rivers & Trails. With a reputation for high-quality educational trips into the backcountry of Capitol Reef National Park, Escalante...



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