COVID-19 Modified Operations

CRFS will re-open on May 1, 2021. Please review our re-opening protocol here.

We are now accepting Fall reservation requests, with an extended deadline of March 21, 2021.

Our UVU office remains closed, but we are available to assist you remotely. Please send us a message from the Directory Page links on our About CRFS page.



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.