Support Your Park
The rugged beauty of Capitol Reef and glimpses of the park's diverse wildlife may inspire you to become more involved in preserving this special place. You can support the park by:
While visiting the park, being a park steward means leaving the park in as good or better condition than you found it. Park stewards treat the land with respect, follow park regulations, pick up litter, and view wildlife from a safe distance.
Enjoy the park and learn more about it by attending ranger-guided activities, hiking park trails, and visiting the visitor center. Buying a book or souvenir in the bookstore at the visitor center or online at the Capitol Reef Natural History Association website provides funding for park programs and publications.
How To Donate
Donations are graciously accepted and directly benefit the park. These funds are used for interpretation, visitor services and safety, as well as resource management programs. If desired, those making a donation may specify a use for their money. For example, if you or someone you know has been involved in a search and rescue (SAR), donations may be made to directly support the park's SAR program.
Donations may be made by check or money order made payable to "National Park Service."
Superintendent, Capitol Reef National Park, HC 70 Box 15, Torrey, UT 84775
If you are making a donation in someone's honor, please include the name and address of that person and they will receive an acknowledgement note.
Did You Know?
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...