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Gifford Homestead

Capitol Reef National Park, Scenic Dr, Torrey, UT 84773
+1 435-425-3791
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (123 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (34 reviews)
“cherry pie” (13 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
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Capitol Reef National Park, Scenic Dr, Torrey, UT 84773
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Reviewed today via mobile

Wonderful historical representation in Capitol Reef NP. The sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls are excellent, but the fruit pies are incredible. The crust has great crisp texture and the fruit is perfect. A must do if in the Park - they do sell out so...More

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Gifford home place today while exploring Capital Reef National Park. It is a beautiful little home-place settled by early Morman family. They had authentic furnishings from early 40’s. We picked up the next to last of their famous pies baked locally, they...More

Thank LaDonna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get here early for the pie but the souvenirs in here, both the edible ones and the handmade ones, are unlike any you will get in the national park visitor center

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure if it is worth a long drive on its own, but since it's at the entrance of Capitol Reef, it is worth a short stay and maybe even the purchase of a homemade pie.

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I asked if the fruit was fresh. She said it was but I found otherwise. The peaches were canned. There were not a lot of peaches in the peach pie. It was a lot of syrup. I would like them to put fresh peaches in...More

Thank glo m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As everyone has attested to, the pies are worth the drive! Nice views, outside picnic areas, some grazing horses, a brook and shade trees. Excellent place to enjoy pies with awesome crust.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read the positive reviews about the Gifford Homestead pies on TA, I decided to make it our last stop in Capitol Reef NP before heading home (in case we wanted to bring some pies home). My husband and I shared the strawberry and rhubarb...More

Thank pingaroo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for morning coffee and a bite before going on to the stunning scenic drives. It was delightful with good coffee and pastries (I do NOT recommend the granola bar).

Thank Cynthia D
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This small interpretive site shows what the orchards looked like in the late 1800’s. Included in this museum are fruit pies similar to what the original homesteaders might have made. These pies are outstanding and now we stop every time we travel through Capitol Reef...More

Thank WandertheWest
Reviewed 14 December 2017

This small homestead is a welcome site out in the middle of no where Utah. The pies are made locally and taste great. They also have other food items like sodas and ice cream. There are a few tourist items for sale too. Prices are...More

Thank rayfromcorpus
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jodydughi
25 April 2018|
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Response from Cynthia D | Reviewed this property |
I would say breakfast as they mainly have coffee, pastries and pies. Tables are outside to eat.
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
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Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Capitol Reef National Park, Scenic Dr, Torrey, UT 84773
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Torrey
  • Phone Number: +1 435-425-3791
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