Capitol Reef National Park photo

Capitol Reef National Park

18 December, 1971
241,904.50 acres
(979.0 km2)
Visitors in 2017

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

Bryce Canyon Airport (BCE)
Canyonlands Field Airport (CNY)
Cedar City Regional Airport (CDC)
Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT)
St. George Regional Airport (SGU)
Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)

Visitor Centers

Capitol Reef National Park Visitor Center

Some centers open seasonally. Check for accurate open hours.

Weather Averages

(In Farenheit. Source: NOAA)

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