• Strike Valley

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah

Pets and Other Regulations

A hiker enjoys a walk with her pets along the Fremont River Trail.
NPS/Erin Whittaker

Pets are allowed along the trail from the campground to the visitor center, along roads, and in the orchards, when the orchards are open.

Pets are not permitted on hiking trails.

Pets must be restrained at all times on a leash 6 feet (1.8 m) or less in length and may not be left unattended.

Please clean up after your dog and dispose of waste in a dumpster.


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.