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Nice Place to Visit, Store, Gilford Homestead, Capitol Reef National Park

We enjoyed visiting the Gifford Homestead in Capitol Reef National Park. It is an interesting... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Fremont, California
Don’t Skip This

Very interesting, you will not be disappointed. Great gift shop. Fabulous fresh baked pies on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marlin M
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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The National Park Service has renovated and refurnished the Gifford farmhouse as a cultural demonstration site to interpret the early Mormon settlement of the Fruita valley. The house depicts the typical spartan nature of rural Utah farm homes of...more
Capitol Reef National Park, UT
+1 435-425-3791
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed visiting the Gifford Homestead in Capitol Reef National Park. It is an interesting place to visit. The home is now a gift shop. In September, if you want to buy pies, they recommend going there at 8:00 a.m. in the morning. When in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure how to say this, but the place feels a bit like a tourist trap. It looks rustic, it looks authentically rural, it looks and feels genuinely home-made. But it isn't. The ice cream has a quality that is inferior to the ice cream...More

Thank sherpes h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting, you will not be disappointed. Great gift shop. Fabulous fresh baked pies on the premises. We had peach pie. Wow, it was great! You can pick apples in the adjoining orchard. Free for what you eat on site or pay for what you...More

Thank Marlin M
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This place has the best peach and cherry pies I've ever eaten. I love pie and I've sampled pies from all over the States including some well known places in Pie Town, NM and Black Canyon City, AZ that are relatively famous for their pies....More

Thank mmzero
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Really scenic - picturesque even - with the traditional simple buildings, the grassed areas, the magnificent trees before the dramatic surroundings. And nice ice cream.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Nice little place to call off at when driving through the beautiful Capital Reef National Park. Located just a mile or so down the road from the Park's visitor's Centre (just off Utah State Route 24). The pies are to die for including cherry, apple,...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This was so beautiful, sun going down, everything was golden and beautiful. There were a lot of mule deer just beside the parking area. The camp ground is right past it.

Thank Les H
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stopped here on our way into this portion of Capitol Reef National Park. Cool little place. My wife bought a cherry pie and my kids both got a little ice cream. It was obviously small so your visit will be quick but still a...More

Thank Mikez428
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful green meadow with picnic tables . Bathrooms at campground. Small store has pies salsa chips ice cream and water . We made due with a lunch of chips and salsa , pie and butter pickles it was great. Mule dear in the meadow the...More

Thank Devon B
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Apple pie with ice cream yum yum or peach pie with ice cream yum yum. Whatever you do make sure you spend $7 for one pie and ice cream.

Thank Chad B
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