• Strike Valley and the Waterpocket Fold

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah

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August 15, 2014
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act at Capitol Reef National Park
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act with special events at Capitol Reef National Park

July 25, 2014
Tourism to Capitol Reef National Park creates
Tourism to Capitol Reef National Park creates $45 million in Economic Benefit - Report shows visitor spending supports 555 jobs in local economy

June 25, 2014
2014 Fruit Harvest
2014 Fruit Harvest

May 08, 2014
Arts and the Parks: Light on the Reef
Join the Entrada Institute to see artists paint throughout the park.

May 07, 2014
International Migratory Bird Day 2014
Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day on Saturday, May 17, 2014

May 01, 2014
2014 Summer Hours of Operation
2014 Summer Hours of Operation

May 01, 2014
Keeping Traditions Alive
Capitol Reef National Park celebrates "Keeping Traditions Alive" on Saturday, May 17, 2014

April 03, 2014
National Park Week 2014
Come Celebrate National Park Week 2014

March 14, 2014
Captiol Reef Natural History Association Receives Numerous Awards
Capitol Reef Natural History Association received numerous awards for a children’s book “Why the Moon Paints her Face Black”

March 10, 2014
Spring Hours of Operation
2014 Spring Hours of Operation

March 10, 2014
Hickman Bridge Trailhead Temporary Closures
Repair work temporarily closes Hickman Bridge Trailhead

Did You Know?

Tamarisk

The Fremont River corridor sports the feathery branches and pink flowers of the tamarisk, an exotic introduced from the Mediterranean in the 1930s. It was brought to the southwest as a river bank stabilizer and is now nearly impossible to control and eliminate, despite on-going eradication efforts.