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Getting to Capitol Reef National Park
Driving to Capitol Reef
Capitol Reef National Park is located in a remote area of south-central Utah. It is the “middle” of the five Utah national parks, the others being Arches, Canyonlands, Bryce Canyon, and Zion. The town of Torrey is adjacent to the most visited portion of the park.
If you’d like to plot directions from your location use the interactive map below. The marker shows the location of the visitor center in Capitol Reef.
Flying to Capitol Reef
Below you will find a list of airports most convenient for a trip to Capitol Reef, listed in order of distance. For each airport we provide direct links to browse available flights and cars. For price searches, simply enter your origin and dates.
Grand Junction Regional Airport (GJT)
Located in Grand Junction, Colorado, 207 miles by car to Capitol Reef
Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)
Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, 218 miles by car to Capitol Reef
Official Park Map
Below is the official park map provided by the National Park Service. You can view either the original PDF file or a simple JPEG image file (some of these files can be quite large). Note that while this map is useful for general navigation around the park, if you plan to do any hiking, you should really have a proper Capitol Reef Trail Map.