Capitol Reef National Park Utah, Utah

Capitol Reef National Park Utah spans nearly 380 square miles. The park was established in 1971 on December 18 by President Richard Nixon. The park is known for it's large sandstone domes. Visitors to the park like to horseback ride, mountain bike, and hike. Primitive camping is also allowed but requires a permit from the rangers station.

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Capitol Reef National Park Utah

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Capitol Reef National Park to open all recreational opportunities

Capitol Reef National Park is fully open with implementation of our final phased resumption in operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The park has followed the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Utah State guidance and has installed social distancing measures in the visitor center and Gifford House, open as of June 1, and at the Fruita Campground opening June 2.

Capitol Reef National Park to increase recreational access along State Route (Highway) 24 and Scenic Drive

Torrey, UT – Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Capitol Reef National Park is increasing recreational access. The National Park Service (NPS) is working servicewide with federal, state, and local public health authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and using a phased approach to increase access on a park-by-park basis.

Capitol Reef National Park Will Temporarily Close

Capitol Reef National Park is announcing additional modifications to operations in response to a letter from the Central Utah State Health Department recommending a full closure. The health and safety of our visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is our number one priority. The National Park Service (NPS) is working servicewide with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic.

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