• Strike Valley and the Waterpocket Fold

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah

Spring Hours of Operation

Orchard in spring

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News Release Date: March 10, 2014

The Capitol Reef National Park Visitor Center will be open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily starting Sunday March 9, 2014. Enjoy the exhibits, park movie and the Capitol Reef Natural History Association bookstore. Starting March 26 daily geology talks will be offered at the visitor center at 10:00 a.m.

The historic Gifford House, located 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the Visitor Center on Scenic Drive, will be open 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily staring Friday March 14, 2014. Information discussing Mormon pioneer history will be on display. Fresh baked pies, breads and pastries will be available for purchase each day. Stop by for a "taste" of history.

 

Enjoy springtime at Capitol Reef National Park!

Did You Know?

Petroglyphs

Petroglyphs were inscribed into rock walls by ancestral Puebloan people and Fremont. Found throughout the park, the most accessible petroglyph panel is 1.1 miles (1.8 km) east of the visitor center on Utah State Highway 24. More...