To visit Capitol Reef in the spring, you should dress in layers. The mornings and evenings are chilly, but it is very nice during the day. Bring good hiking shoes and comfortable hiking clothes.
Winters can get pretty cold in Capitol Reef and the middle of summer is pretty hot. For the very best weather, go around spring and fall.
Visitors should consider buying the annual national park pass to save money.
This mini adventure in Capitol Reef National Park, Utah, is a perfect mix of relaxing nature and epic views. Emerge from your tents at Fruita Campground to enjoy a low-key morning strolling along the Petroglyph Panel walk. For lunch, head to Slackers Burger Joint for burgers and milkshakes. Afterwards, burn off some energy hiking to Cassidy Arch. Pack food and enjoy a picnic dinner on top of Cassidy Arch to end a perfect day.