• Strike Valley and the Waterpocket Fold

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah

Park Planning

Capitol Reef Management Documents guide park decisions, resource protection and activity programming. (clicking on the title will open a new page for viewing)

2005 Wildland Fire Management Plan, Capitol Reef National Park
Document Type: PDF (10.9 mb)

Burr Trail Final EIS
Document Type: PDF (12 mb)

Capitol Reef National Park Administrative History
Document Type: HTML

Capitol Reef National Park General Management Plan
Document Type: PDF (12.4 mb)

Capitol Reef National Park General Management Plan Record of Decision
Document Type: PDF (283 kb)

Cultural Landscape Report: Fruita Rural Historic District, Capitol Reef National Park
Document Type: HTML

Cultural Landscape Inventory for the Floral Ranch and Sleeping Rainbow Ranch, Capitol Reef National Park
Document Type: PDF (13.2 mb)

Livestock Grazing and Trailing Fact Sheet, Capitol Reef National Park.
Document Type: PFD (36 kb)

Did You Know?

Rabbit Valley Gilia in a crack in rocks at Capitol Reef

The geology of the Waterpocket Fold created conditions which allowed unique plant species to evolve here. A total of 887 plant species occur in the park many of which have very restricted distributions, occuring on specific geologic formations, soils, slopes, or elevation or precipitation ranges.