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Capitol Reef National Park

Location
Utah
Formed
18 December, 1971
Area
241,904.50 acres
(979.0 km2)
Visitors in 2017
1,150,165

Capitol Reef National Park is a United States national park located in south-central Utah. The park is approximately 60 miles (97 km) long on its north–south axis but an average of just 6 miles (9.7 km) wide. The park was established in 1971 to preserve 241,904 acres (377.98 sq mi; 97,895.08 ha; 978.95 km) of desert landscape and is open all year with May through September being the highest visitation months.

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Airports Nearby

Cedar City Regional Airport (CDC)
166 mi / 2 hours 55 mins
Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT)
196 mi / 3 hours 0 mins
St. George Regional Airport (SGU)
222 mi / 3 hours 46 mins
Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)
228 mi / 3 hours 41 mins
McCarran International Airport (LAS)
341 mi / 5 hours 25 mins

Towns Nearby

Torrey
10.9 mi / 17 mins
Boulder
45.3 mi / 1 hour 4 mins
Escalante
73.6 mi / 1 hour 43 mins

Visitor Centers

Capitol Reef National Park Visitor Center

Weather Averages

(In Farenheit. Source: NOAA)

* Distances and travel times are calculated to center of the park.