Easter Celebration 2012
Contact: Visitor Center, 435-425-3791
For I remember it is Easter morn,And life and love and peace are all new born. ~Alice Freeman Palmer
Join Capitol Reef Natural History Association in celebrating Easter on Saturday April 7, 2012. Everyone is invited to the park's main picnic area, located 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the Visitor Center on the Scenic Drive, at 9:00 am to watch the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Children of ages up to 10 years old are welcome to participate in the event. There will be 3 age groups.
Visit us at the historic Gifford House, located 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the Visitor Center on Scenic Drive. Hours of operation are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. Fresh baked pies, breads and pastries and locally made pioneer crafts and toys are available for purchase. Early Easter baskets will be on display.
Ripple Rock Nature Center will be open from noon to 5:00 pm Easter weekend Friday April 6 through Sunday April 8. Kids of all ages will enjoy the interactive exhibits.
Did You Know?
Mule Deer lack the digestive juices of omnivores or carnivores, and rely on enzymes present in green plant material to digest their food. Feeding deer picnic fare causes hyper-enlargement of their pancreas, and can result in death. Please do not feed wildlife!