Operating Hours & Seasons

Small river with ice along the edges and in the center, and snow on the riverbanks, below red cliffs and blue sky, with a road to the right of the river.
Capitol Reef is open year-round, although some roads could be closed due to snow or other inclement weather.


The park and campgrounds are open year round.

The visitor center is open daily, except for some major holidays. Hours vary seasonally, call 435-425-3791 and follow the prompts for current visitor center information.

Ripple Rock Nature Center (for kids of all ages) is open on limited days in the summer months; check the visitor center for details.

The Gifford House Store and Museum is open March 14 (Pi Day) to October 31 daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with extended hours in the summer.

Check the current conditions before you visit, or call 435-425-3791 and follow the prompts to listen to the daily weather forecast and road reports.


Last updated: January 2, 2021

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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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