COVID-19 Modified Operations

CRFS is open for visitors at full capacity.

All overnight visitors must provide proof of one of the following:

  1. Documentation that they are two weeks past their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.
  2. Documentation of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of their arrival at CRFS.


For more information, visit the Return to Campus website.

Field Station with the red rock cliffs behind it.

About CRFS

CRFS is made possible through a partnership between Utah Valley University and Capitol Reef National Park.
Students looking out over valley in Capitol Reef


Our field station is an excellent venue for engaged learning, research, and conservation in the context of the Colorado Plateau.
Red Rocks at night

Our Place

Beyond the paved roads, CRFS sits atop a mesa in the heart of Capitol Reef National Park.
Red rock butte at night with a sky full of stars

Plan Your Trip

Enhance your university-level courses with a trip to CRFS.
Man Taking Photo In the Sunset (panorama panel 1)

Support CRFS

Help fund responsible, respectful, and sustainable stewardship of the natural world through education and research.