Capitol Reef National Park in southern Utah boasts many rock formations that resemble tropical coral reefs in different colors. In addition to admiring the panoramic views the park has to offer, visitors can hike, bird watch, ride horseback and camp out in the park's vast spaces. Take our quiz to find out how to plan a memorable visit to the park.
In which U.S. state is Capitol Reef National Park located?
How did Capitol Reef National Park get its name?
It has many reefs.
It has rocky ramparts that look like reefs.
We don't know.
What is the entrance fee for vehicles to Capitol Reef National Park?
Which day of the year is the only day of the year that the visitor's center at Capitol Reef National Park is closed?
New Year's Day
How many campgrounds are there at Capitol Reef National Park?
_____ is one of the world's largest monoclinal flexures, created when the Earth's crust buckled upward.
How high are the cliffs of Capitol Reef?
1,000 feet (304.8 meters)
1,500 feet (457.2 meters)
2,000 feet (609.6 meters)
In what year was Capitol Reef National Park established?
Which of the following types of wildlife can be found at Capitol Reef National Park?
desert bighorn sheep
both of the above
One of the dome-like structures in Capitol Reef National Park is thought to resemble the capitol dome in:
Which religious group settled in a canyon along the Freemont River in what is now Capitol Reef National Park?
Which type of sheep, native to the park, was almost extinct as a result of its exposure to domestic sheep?
the New Mexico dahl
the California red
the desert bighorn
Which American photographer took a memorable photo of the Temple of the Sun rock formation in Cathedral Valley, north of the Fremont River Canyon?
Which type of stone can you see in Cathedral Valley at Capitol Reef National Park?
Which old wagon trail connects a Mormon community with Capitol Reef?
the Blue Dugway
the Red Dugway
the Green Dugway
What is the terrain at Capitol Reef National Park?
both of the above
Which of Cathedral Valley's canyons is named for the animals that traveled through its narrow trails?
Muley Twist Canyon
Muley Path Canyon
Muley Trail Canyon
Which mountains can be seen from Panorama Point?
the Harry Mountains
the Henry Mountains
the Harvey Mountains
Cassidy Arch is named for famous outlaw _____ Cassidy.
Which of the following were early settlers of the area that is now Capitol Reef National Park?