• Strike Valley and the Waterpocket Fold

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah

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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?

Desert Bighorn Sheep

Desert bighorn sheep, once common in the Capitol Reef area, were reintroduced in 1996 and 1997, and have since thrived here. Visitors have reported seeing them in Capitol Gorge, Grand Wash, and along the Fremont River corridor.