Learn About the Park

Creek in canyon with cliffs, yellow cottonwood trees, and blue sky.

Nature & Science

Discover the natural resources protected within Capitol Reef National Park.

Pendelton Barn and Gifford House below Fruita's Wingate Sandstone Cliffs


Capitol Reef's rich cultural history dates to archaic hunter-gatherers, the prehistoric Fremont Culture, and pioneer homesteaders.

Green valley below colorful cliffs, with blue sky.

Photos & Multimedia

Explore photo galleries, watch videos, or see the park in real time with the Pleasant Creek webcam.

Stone park entrance sign with NPS arrowhead on it, hills, blue sky, and clouds in background.


Browse news releases and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to find out news as it is happening in the park.

Brown arrowhead with National Park Service, bison, tree, mountain, water, grass on it.

Park Management

Want to learn about who we are? What our guiding principles are? Here you will find out our laws and policies.

Last updated: December 19, 2020

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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