Capitol Reef National Park News
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Cass Bromley Selected as Superintendent of Capitol Reef National Park
August 23, 2023 | 10:08 am
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the selection of Cassity (Cass) Bromley as superintendent of Capitol Reef National Park. She begins her new assignment on September 9.
National Park Service Seeks Input for the Proposed Rehabilitation of Scenic Drive
June 13, 2023 | 9:51 am
The National Park Service (NPS), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is seeking public input on a proposed project to rehabilitate the Scenic Drive and multiple parking lots in Capitol Reef National Park.
Fruit Harvest Outlook 2023
June 1, 2023 | 2:50 pm
Fruit harvest season is fast approaching in Capitol Reef National Park! Cherries, apricots, peaches, plums, apples, and pears are available for harvest each summer. Due to good spring weather and a low pest pressure so far, the 2023 fruit outlook is optimistic.
Capitol Reef National Park Announces 2023 Artist-in-Residence Participants
December 1, 2022 | 3:31 pm
Congratulations to the four participants selected for the 2023 Artist-in-Residence (AiR) program at Capitol Reef National Park. The AiR program has successfully recruited artists of many disciplines to share their interpretation of Capitol Reef with the public. The 2023 AiR participants are: • Amy Grogan • Kathy Hodge • Gloria Miller Allen • Paul Atkinson
National Park Service seeks tips from the public to aid investigation of stolen fossils from Capitol Reef National Park
May 10, 2022 | 2:15 pm
US Park Rangers of Capitol Reef National Park are seeking information from the public to aid in the recovery of irreplaceable paleontological resources and identify those responsible for the vandalism and theft of trace fossils.
Capitol Reef National Park Ready to Welcome Spring Visitors
March 4, 2022 | 3:46 pm
Capitol Reef National Park is ready for the busy spring season. Visitation typically increases dramatically in mid-March. Visitors can enjoy the new visitor center exhibits and the Gifford House will be opening for the season on Pi Day, Monday, March 14. Additionally, the Capitol Reef section of the NPS app features a newly added self-guided audio tour of the Scenic Drive.
Grand Reopening of Capitol Reef Visitor Center
February 25, 2022 | 4:04 pm
The Capitol Reef National Park Visitor Center will reopen on Wednesday, March 2 at 9 a.m., after a brief closure to install new exhibits. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place before welcoming visitors to view the newly installed exhibits.
Visitor Center Closed for Installation of New Exhibits
February 11, 2022 | 9:10 am
New exhibits for the Capitol Reef Visitor Center will soon be installed. To facilitate the installation, the visitor center will be closed from February 21 – March 2, 2022.
Capitol Reef National Park Announces 2022 Artist-in-Residence Participants
January 31, 2022 | 11:54 am
Congratulations to the four participants selected for the 2022 Artist-in-Residence (AiR) program at Capitol Reef National Park. Since 2017 the AiR program has successfully recruited artists of many disciplines to share their interpretation of Capitol Reef with the public.
50th Anniversary of Capitol Reef National Park
December 9, 2021 | 2:59 pm
Capitol Reef National Park will celebrate its 50th year as a national park on December 18, 2021 with the celebration continuing throughout 2022.