• Strike Valley and the Waterpocket Fold

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah

Pets and Other Regulations

Pets
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?

Researchers collecting samples near a stream

With its wide variety of microhabitats, Capitol Reef National Park’s cold desert ecosystem supports an extraordinarily diverse combination of plant and animal species, fostering opportunities for education, research, and a deeper connection to the natural world.