Winter Hours of Operation
Contact: Lori Rome, 435-425-3791
The Capitol Reef National Park Visitor Center operating hours will be 8:00 am to 4:30 pm daily starting Sunday December 1, 2013. Enjoy the 18-minute park movie "Watermark", exhibits and bookstore.
The historic Gifford House, located 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the Visitor Center on Scenic Drive, will be closed for the winter and will reopen March 2014.
Winter is a wonderful time to enjoy the park. Visitation is low and solitude abounds.
For more information, contact us at (435) 425-3791 or follow us on www.twitter.com/CapitolReefNPS or www.facebook.com/CapitolReefNPS.
Enjoy winter at Capitol Reef National Park!
Did You Know?
Geologist G.K. Gilbert, a member of John Wesley Powell's scientific team, surveyed the Capitol Reef area in 1875. Gilbert mapped a fault line adjacent to Chimney Rock along Utah Highway 24, and a copy of his field sketch is incorporated into the park’s Junior Geologist program. More...