capitol reef national park utah
Canyon Livery
The rooms at Canyon Livery Bed and Breakfast are large with queen size beds, picture windows looking over Bryce Canyon National Park, a private bath and air conditioning. Each room comes with a breakfast including Homemade Jams and Jellies on Fresh Molasses Bread.
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Travel Basics

Operating Hours, Seasons
The park and campgrounds are open year round. The Visitor Center is open daily (except Christmas Day) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with extended hours during the summer season.

Getting There
PLANE - Nearest major airport is located in Salt Lake City, Utah, approximately 250 miles north of the park.

CAR - Capitol Reef National Park is located in south-central Utah on Utah Highway 24.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION - Public transportation to the park is not available.

Weather & Climate
Summer tempertures often climb into the upper 90s (F), but nights cool down into the 50s (F) and 60s (F). The thunderstorm season from July through September brings cloudbursts, flash floods and lightning.

Spring and fall are milder with highs generally in the 50s (F) and 60s (F).

Daytime winter highs average less than 50 (F). Snowfall is usually light, especially at lower elevations.

Humidity is low all year.

A number of facilities and activities are accessible to the disabled. The Visitor Center and its restroom facilities are moderately accessible. The restrooms in the picnic ground and in loop “B” and “C” in the Fruita campground are also accessible. The amphitheater programs accommodate sensory and mobility impaired individuals.

Getting Around
Utah Highway 24 runs east and west through the park. The Scenic Drive (25 mile round-trip)begins at the Visitor Center. Other dirt roads traverse the park both north and south of Highway 24. Be sure to check current conditions before heading out on these backcountry.

Travel Offices

Below is a list of Tourism Offices located near Capitol Reef. Click on one of the links to learn more about each area.

Bryce Canyon Area St. George/Zion

•Bryce Canyon Country

Travel Packets
Grand Circle Travel Packet
The packet includes 80 - 90 brochures and items for your travel to this destination. Taking in Bryce Canyon, the Grand Canyon, Zion’s Canyon Lake Powell and a host of other scenic wonders, the Grand Circle serves as a surefire itinerary for first time visitors to the natural wonders of the desert southwest.

In cooperation with local businesses we have assembled a packet of brochures and literature that will help plan your Grand Circle vacation experience. You should order your Grand Circle Travel Packet today!

National Parks
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