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Things to do near Loa, Utah


Did you know that some of the most beautiful places in Capitol Reef National Park rarely get visited? Some of them are out of the way, and others are little-known. We want our guests to have the best experience possible, so we're created a guide to some of the hidden gems of Capitol Reef.

Small Towns of Southern Utah

The area around Fremont RV Park has a number of unique small towns, each with its own special character. In this article we've listed a few of our favorites, along with information on why they are so popular.

Night Skies in Southern Utah

Southern Utah has the highest concentration of International Dark Sky Places in the world, making it the perfect place for photography, astrophotography, and general stargazing. Check out our list of excellent locations for experiencing Utah's dark skies.

Dixie National Forest Hikes

Hiking possibilities in Dixie National Forest are sometimes overlooked. This area has hundreds of miles of excellent trails, suitable for everything from day hikes to multi-night backpacking treks. In Dixie National Forest, you have the opportunity for travel through scenic juniper forests, wildflower meadows, alpine lakes, and along the rims of mesas.

Hiking in Fishlake National Forest

Fishlake National Forest has over twenty excellent hiking trails for you to enjoy. Many of the best trails in the area are rated difficult, but a few are easy to moderate. We've listed a few of our favorites, below.

Cathedral Valley in Capitol Reef, UT

The 57.6-mile loop through the remote Cathedral district, usually accessible to most cars with high clearance, will take you on a breathtaking tour of the San Rafael Swell and distant mountains, as well as give you close-up looks of giant castle-like sandstone formations. GPS Coordinates: 38.473548, -111.366822

Top Fishing Destinations of Central Utah

From the Fremont River to the Fish Lake Plateau, amazing opportunities to catch trophy fish abound. Check out our list of amazing fishing destinations in Central Utah.

Ultimate Guide to Goblin Valley State Park

Stay at the Fremont RV Park to have a fun day trip to Goblin Valley State Park. The park has lovely landscapes and plenty of hikes to help you relax.

Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park is open all day every day and there are some great hikes to enjoy such as the Hickman Bridge, Capitol Gorge and more.

Sunset Point

The Fruita Area is a very accessible place it offers views along the paved Scenic Drive. It has varying hikes of difficulty and a orchard.

Little-known but Amazing Places to Visit in Capitol Reef National Park

Looking for cool places to visit in Capitol Reef National Park? Take a look at our list.
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Nearby Businesses in Loa, Utah

Royal's Food Town Grocery Store & Deli
(has fishing supplies & fishing and hunting license sales)

Family Dollar

Brian Farm Service Center

(has supplies, gas, & propane)

Brian Auto NAPA
Parts Store, Auto Repair Service, & Towing, also RV Parts

Loa Builders Supply
RV Parts & Camping Supplies

Ellett's Service Conoco

(has gas, propane, convenient store)

Nearby Businesses in Bicknell, Utah

Blackburn's Recreation
(has camping, fishing, hunting, & all types of outdoor and recreation supplies)

Blackburn's Propane
(gas, propane, & convenient store)

Nearby Businesses in Torrey, Utah

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