Capitol Reef National Park's "Essential Guide" Is Live On The Traveler

Just in time for the summer travel season, the Essential Guide to Capitol Reef National Park has been published on the Traveler.

Camping In The National Parks: Capitol Reef National Park's Fruita Campground

Springtime at Fruita Campground in Capitol Reef NP, copyright Kurt Repanshek
There are many incredibly scenic campgrounds in the National Park System, and the Fruita Campground at Capitol Reef National Park easily should be in any top 10 list.

Traveler's Gear Box: Sierra Design's Mirage 2 Tent

Basecamping, whether you do it in front-country national park campgrounds, or along a dirt road somewhere in the farflung realm of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, calls for, well, a good basecamp, and that's what the Sierra Designs Mirage 2 tent provides.

White-Water, Apple Harvests, And Indian Summer On The Coast Are Among 10 Great Fall National Park Activities

Fall is, in many people's eyes, the best season to enjoy the National Park System. Temperatures are moderating, insects are a thing of the past, forests wrap themselves in dazzling colors, and wildlife is easy to see and often vocal. Here are ten great fall destinations in the park system.

Peaches Ripening At Capitol Reef National Park; Get Ready For Harvest!

There is nothing quite as tasty as eating a juicy peach just picked off the tree. And on August 21, you'll be able to do just that if you show up at Capitol Reef National Park for the opening of the peach harvest in the Krueger Orchard.

Apricots Ready To Harvest At Capitol Reef National Park

Passing through central Utah any time soon? If so, the apricot harvest is just about to get under way at Capitol Reef National Park.

The Best National Park Campgrounds (According To Us)

Here are the best national park campgrounds, according to the Traveler's lodging experts, David and Kay Scott, who actually spend more time in a tent than you might imagine!

National Park Week Quiz #7 Revealed: Plenty of Parks

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Missing From The System? Utah's San Rafael Swell

The Obama administration might have lost its ambition to declare Utah's San Rafael Swell a national monument, but that doesn't lessen the beauty and richness of the landscape and what it encompasses.

Digital "Tracks" Help Rangers Solve Vandalism Case at Capitol Reef National Park

Tracking down bad guys in the Old West usually required skill in following some literal footprints in the sand, but a case at Capitol Reef National Park with connections to some famous outlaws was recently solved by rangers adept at following a different kind of tracks—those left in cyberspace.