• Strike Valley and the Waterpocket Fold

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah

Night Sky

The night sky is everyone's heritage; however, natural darkness is becoming rare. Capitol Reef National Park has some of the best night sky viewing opportunities of the western national parks. For more information, visit the National Park Service's Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division.




Did You Know?


Capitol Reef National Park has the largest historic orchards in the National Park System, with approximately 3,100 fruit and nut trees. You can pick fruit in quantity in orchards that are officially open for public harvest for a modest charge.