Overview of Capitol Reef NP     Geology of Capitol Reef NP      Stops of Capitol Reef NP

Stops to visit at in Capitol Reef National Park


Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Stop 1-1

Inverted Channels


Stop 1-2

Goblin Valley State Park


Stop 1-3

Summerville Formation Stop

Stop 2-1

San Rafael Group Overlook


Stop 2-2

Carmel Formation


Stop 2-3

Navajo Waterfall


Stop 2-4

Navajo Sandstone Soft Sediment Deformation


Stop 2-5

Hickman Bridge Hike


Stop 2-6



Stop 2-7

The Castle


Stop 2-8

Panorama Point


Stop 2-9

Chimney Rock and Fault


Stop 2-10

Twin Rocks


Stop 2-11

Iron Mineralization along Fault

Stop 3-1

Wingate Sandstone


Stop 3-2

Oyler Mine


Stop 3-3

Grand Wash Trail


Stop 3-4

Moenkopi Formation


Stop 3-5

Slickrock Divide


Stop 4-1

Curtis Formation



For a complete list of references please go to the References page.



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Disclaimer: The information is property of the University of Utah. Unless cited, images and files found on this site have been taken or created by the Geology and Geophysics Department at the University of Utah. Any use of these images should be cited appropriately. The stratigraphic column is from: Mathis, A. C. 2000. Capitol Reef National Park and Vicinity Geologic Road Logs, Utah, in: P.B. Anderson and D.A. Sprinkel (eds.) Geologic Road, Trail, and Lake Guides to Utah’s Parks and Monuments Utah Geological Association Publication 29. http://www.utahgeology.org/uga29Titles.htm

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