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.
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...