• Strike Valley

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah

Webcam

Pleasant Creek

NPS

This webcam looks due east along Pleasant Creek with Wingate, Kayenta, and Navajo strata in the middleground. The Henry Mountains, in the background, were the last mountain range to be mapped and explored in the lower 48 states. This webcam is operated by the Capitol Reef Field Station.

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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.