50th Anniversary


Capitol Reef National Park turns 50 on December 18, 2021.
Four rangers stand in a line. One holds a pie with birthday candles
Red stone wall with the words

Visitor Center Updates

Originally built in 1965, the visitor center was renovated and new exhibits will be installed in 2021

Park staff and dignitaries stand in front of the visitor center.

Park Timeline

Explore the timeline of Capitol Reef National Park

Sun shining from underneath a natural sandstone bridge, over 100 feet wide.


Help with park projects and operations.

a small shop with books and other items for sale


Special 50th Anniversary items will be available at the park bookstore


Last updated: October 31, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

HC 70, Box 15
Torrey , UT 84775


Recorded park information available 24 hours a day. Phones are answered when staff is available. If no one answers, please leave a message, your call will be returned. Questions may also be sent to care_information@nps.gov.

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