Activities around Torrey

Here is just a sampling of activities to do in the area around Torrey. For more information on each one, follow it's link to a dedicated page.



Dining

Fine dining is walking distance away from the schoolhouse.  read more ...   Click on "Dining" for a list of restaurants and eateries in Torrey and surrounding towns.

Scenic Drives

The park's main driving tours include the paved Scenic Drive and two long, mainly unpaved, loop tours through the park's Cathedral and Waterpocket Districts.

The Hartnet and Cainville Wash Roads that make up the Cathedral District loop are described on this page, as are the Notom-Bullfrog and Burr Trail Roads that make up the Waterpocket District loop read more ...

Known as "the most scenic drive in America," Utah's highway 12-- from Torrey to Zion's National Park-- runs through Dixie National Forest, Capitol Reef National Park, the Escalante Staircase National Monument, and Bryce National Park!  See a listing of accommodations at www.brycenationalparkhotels.com

Fruita Orchard

These trees are the most obvious remnant of the pioneer community of Fruita, which was settled in 1880. You are welcome to stroll in any unlocked orchard and you may consume as much ripe fruit as you want while in the orchards.read more ...

Adventures

Adventures begin with good planning! From Day Hikes to Back Country hikes, horseback riding, and fly-fishing the Torrey area has it all.read more ...

Parks around Torrey

Located in the heart of Torrey, Utah, the Schoolhouse Bed & Breakfast Inn is the place where Capitol Reef meets Comfort!  read more ...

Known as "the most scenic drive in America," Utah's highway 12-- from Torrey to Zion's National Park-- runs through Dixie National Forest, Capitol Reef National Park, the Escalante Staircase National Monument, and Bryce National Park!  See a listing of accommodations at www.brycenationalparkhotels.com

 

Climate and Weather

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Cultural History

Fremont Indians is the name given to the diverse groups of Native Americans that inhabited the western Colorado Plateau and the eastern Great Basin from 400 A.D. to 1350 A.D. read more ...

 

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