• Strike Valley and the Waterpocket Fold

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah


Gifford, Torgerson, Petroglyph
from left to right: Dewey Gifford; Janice Torgerson with 'Tine Oyler and a student; Petroglyph Panel along Utah Highway 24




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Did You Know?

Junior Geologist with Dutton Sketch

Geologist G.K. Gilbert, a member of John Wesley Powell's scientific team, surveyed the Capitol Reef area in 1875. Gilbert mapped a fault line adjacent to Chimney Rock along Utah Highway 24, and a copy of his field sketch is incorporated into the park’s Junior Geologist program. More...