• Strike Valley and the Waterpocket Fold

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah

Our Partners

To contact the park, please dial (435) 425-3791. You will be transferred to our voice mail system, which will then provide instructions on contacting the staff member or division you would like to reach.

Capitol Reef Natural History Association

ext. 4107 Shirley Torgerson, Executive Director, Natural History Association
ext. 4108 Diana Elmer, Operations Specialist, Natural History Association
ext. 4106 Natural History Association Bookstore

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...