Basic Information

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Fremont Cottonwood trees in fall color along Sulohur Creek
Cottonwoods in fall color along Sulphur Creek.


Below are some suggested ways to spend your time. If you have:

One Hour or Two:
  • Stop at the visitor center and watch the park movie, "Watermark."
  • Take a short hike, such as Hickman Bridge.
  • Tour the Scenic Drive (approximately 90 minutes round trip).
  • Visit the petroglyph panel, historic schoolhouse, or the Gifford House Store and Museum to enjoy fresh baked pie when in season!
  • Pick some delicious fruit when in season.
  • Join a ranger for a program.
One Day:
  • Take a longer hike, such as Cohab Canyon or Chimney Rock.
  • Join a ranger-guided walk, talk, evening program or astronomy program.
  • Become a Junior Ranger. Booklets are available at the visitor center.
  • Borrow a Family Fun Pack and learn about the park through family-oriented games and activities.
  • Tour the North District/Cathedral Valley or the South District/Waterpocket District. Check at the visitor center for current road conditions or call 435-425-3791.
Several Days:
  • Combine several day trip options.
  • Hike the shorter trails and routes in the South/Waterpocket District or North/Cathedral Valley.
  • Enjoy the park's pristine night sky by stargazing. Night sky charts are available at the visitor center.
  • Backpack into remote areas of the park and experience solitude and quiet. Check for current weather, road, and trail conditions at the visitor center. A free backcountry permit is required for overnight backcountry use.

Last updated: October 4, 2019

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Mailing Address:

HC 70, Box 15
Torrey, UT 84775



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