• Strike Valley and the Waterpocket Fold

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah

Permits

Capitol Reef National Park Special Use Permits

The Special Use Permit (SUP) authorizes activities that benefit an individual, group or organization, rather than the public at large: and that require written authorization and management control in order to protect park resources and the public interest. Examples include: weddings, memorializations, commercial filming and/or photography, special assemblies, First Amendment activities, athletic events, firearms, or collecting resource materials require a special use permit be acquired in advance.

Please contact the park at (435) 425-4130 well in advance of your activity and/or event.

Any commercial activity, other than commercial filming and/or photography, requires a Commercial Use Authorization (CUA).

Did You Know?

Junior Geologist with Dutton Sketch

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...