• 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?

Two cars passing in Capitol Gorge, Circa 1939

Metal bars supporting telephone lines were installed in Capitol Gorge in 1911 providing telephone service to the ranching community east of Capitol Reef National Park. State Highway 24 was an unpaved road through Capitol Gorge until 1962, when it was re-routed along the Fremont River and paved.