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Interesting town

Old town along a creek in the park. Many orchards abound, or stop by the old one room school... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bellevue, Nebraska
Lovely location

Like a little oasis amidst all of the red and orange and dust - really enjoyed spending a little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Utah State Route 24, Capitol Reef National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, UT
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old town along a creek in the park. Many orchards abound, or stop by the old one room school house. Interesting.

Thank Terp66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like a little oasis amidst all of the red and orange and dust - really enjoyed spending a little time here for lunch before continuing with the hikes and explorations.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Loved exploring here. The Gifford House, the school house, the cabin of early Mormon pioneers was fabulous.

Thank Becky T
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Having had a very early start to hike Cassidy Arch we found the park opposite Gifford Homestead (where we had stopped to get some delicious pies and coffee and then grabbed a table in the park and enjoyed a well deserved breakfast picnic. Fruita is...More

Thank speedsister
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

We split a peach pie and a strawberry rhubarb pie amongst the 4 of us and the kids got personal cups of ice cream to make theirs a la mode. Delicious, definitely hit the spot.

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 21 June 2018

It was fun and quite strange to find such a kind of oasis in the middle of this beautiful red rocks desert. On our way to Moab, our kids had the most delicious strawberry and rubarb pie they ever had. Unfortunatelly we were a little...More

Thank Barbara Q
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Fruity is well worth the visit--trails, historical buildings, old orchards that still produce delicious fruit, and lots of deer and marmots. And great camping!

Thank Bgallersmith
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Fresh fruit, baked goods, pies, preserves, a blacksmith shop with a great story, an old schoolhouse and cabin and orchards upon orchards. We had breakfast with some deer.

Thank AZRebel
Reviewed 21 May 2018

There's a Nature Center, the Gifford Homestead & Barn, a picnic area and the campground. Often populated by marmots and mule deer the picnic area is a great place for a pie (from the Gifford House) to enjoy outside under the shade of some enormous...More

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 18 May 2018

It's so strange to see such a lush please in the otherwise arid surronding area. There are fruit trees and we heard that you can pick up fruit when it's ripe (but we were there in May so it wasn't still time). Worth a stop...More

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18 July 2016|
Response from Aussie_2012 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't understand the question and I live overseas so I'm not sure why you want me to call????
Hong Y
21 February 2016|
Response from loneflower1 |
Late July looks like apricots. Check out the NPS page for Capitol Reef, they have a page for the orchards