Camping in Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef Nat'l Park: Camping

See our list of campgrounds located near Capitol Reef

There are three campgrounds located within the park:

Fruita Campground
The 71-site Fruita Campground is the only developed campground in the park. Sites at the Fruita Campground are $10 per night. Senior and Access pass holders receive a 50% discount on their campsite. All sites at the Fruita Campground are first come, first serve, with the exception of the Group Campsite.

Group Site is available by reservation and can accommodate a maximum of 40 people. Only written or faxed requests to reserve the campsite are accepted. Telephone reservations are not accepted. Your requests for a reservation should be sent to:
Capitol Reef: Camping Group Campsite Reservations
Capitol Reef National Park
HC 70, Box 15
Torrey, UT 84775
Or faxed to 435-425-3026

Cathedral Valley Campground
The campground is located 36 miles from the Visitor Center, about halfway on the Cathedral Valley loop road. It is a primitive campground with no-fee and has six sites. There is a pit toilet, but no water is available. Although the campground is open year around, visitors should check with the Visitor Center prior to planning an overnight stay. No reservations; first-come, first-served.

Cedar Mesa Campground
The Cedar Mesa Campground is located about 35 miles south of the Utah State Highway 24, and is at 5,500 feet in elevation. This primitive, no-fee campground has five sites. It includes a pit toilet, but no water is available. Although the campground is open year around, visitors should check with the Visitor Center for road conditions. No reservations; first-come, first served.



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