Capitol Reef National Park is located in geologically-diverse southwestern Utah. The borders of the Park are long and narrow, covering about 100 miles in length.
The Capitol Reef Petroglyphs are a highlight as well as a number of outdoor activities for the entire family including: camping, hiking, fishing, and off-roading.
The park is open year-round and is free to enter.
Permits: Overnight backcountry permit, Free! If you are planning a backcountry trip, a free permit (available at the park Visitor Center, the Glen Canyon/Bullfrog Visitor Center, Anasazi State Park in Boulder, and the multi-agency Visitor Center in Escalante) is required for overnight trips.
For more information, contact the Park’s Visitor’s Center:
- 1-800-858-7951 (toll-free in the US)
- 1-435-425-3365 (International/Direct)
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Need help planning your trip? Check out the Capitol Reef 7 Day Itinerary.