72 Hours in Capitol Reef National Park

Group 6 Capitol Reef National Park, Utah
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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About the location

With this guide you'll get an insider's perspective on the best way to spend 72 hours in Utah's most underrated National Park - Capitol Reef. With all the standard Utah glories - such as red rock wonders, canyons, scenic landscapes and colorful sunsets. It's the perfect weekend getaway!

Guide Highlights

Scenic Drives

I'll tell you about a few of the scenic drives in the park, paved, and off road!

Hiking & Other Activities

I'll divulge unto you some of my favorite hikes in the park! All accomplishable within 72 hours, with options for all skill levels.

Guide Summary

This guide is for anyone who wants to experience the wonders of Capitol Reef National Park - it's incredible hiking, camping, orchards, and backroads. This guide immerses you in nature and the outdoors. I've included a 72 hour sample itinerary. If camping isn't your thing, there are options for Airbnbs in the town of Torrey nearby. So if you're looking to be active in the park and don't want to spend the time researching the best things to do for a weekend getaway, this guide is for you!

***** To access parts of this guide, YOU WILL NEED A HIGH CLEARANCE VEHICAL. We're not talking anything fancy, just something that is higher than your standard sedan.

Featured in this guide

Local food
Photo spots
Foodie favorites
Group 14 Hidden Gems
Group 33 Walkable

Great for these trips

Family with kids
Girls / Guys Trip
Family without kids
Active / Adventure
Weekend Getaway


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  • Guide Architect

    Holly Mandarich

    Holly Mandarich

    Life is about new experiences, let's create them together.

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