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Capitol Reef National Park Travel Guide

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.

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

Bicycling

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

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

Four-Wheeling

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

Hiking

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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