• Strike Valley and the Waterpocket Fold

    Capitol Reef

    National Park Utah

Things To Know Before You Come

Pendleton Barn
NPS/Marc Martin

As you prepare to visit Capitol Reef National Park, you may find the accompanying pages useful in learning about the park, viewing and downloading maps and other information that may help you plan a safe and enjoyable visit.

Park Map (PDF 1mb)

Local Area Map (PDF 1.34mb)

Relief Map (jpeg)

The Wayne County Travel Council has information on lodging, dining, shopping, services, activities and attractions for Wayne County, Utah.

Road Conditions

For current road conditions, refer to our recorded message on our automated phone system at (435) 425-3791.

We recommend that you familiarize yourself with our park by viewing our Guide to the Scenic Drive. Interested in hiking? Please consult our Hiking guide for more detailed information.

If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat Reader (needed to view PDF files), it is free and available at: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html.

Did You Know?

Don’t let this happen to you!  Check area forecasts! Vehicle being inspected by park rangers following a flash flood

Less than 0.25 inches (0.6 cm) of rain can produce flash floods. Flash floods are caused by run-off from intense, localized thunderstorms that drop a large amount of rain over a short period of time. They are most common in Capitol Reef in July, August and September, but can occur at any time of the year.