Capitol Reef National Park

Utah

Pets on a leash no longer than 6 feet are allowed in the developed areas of the park: along paved and dirt roadways, in the picnic area, in the orchards when open, and in the campgrounds.

Pets are not permitted on hiking trails, in public buildings, or in the backcountry.

For more information about Capitol Reef National Park see here.

Before You Go Exploring in the USA

For a discussion on state law regarding cats, see here.

Most locations require pets to be on a leash less than 6 feet long. 

Typically pets are not permitted in public buildings.

National Parks

Unlike Australia, pets are welcome in National Parks in America

Cats are welcome:

  • in developed areas

  • on many trails and campgrounds

  • in some lodging facilities

Cats must be restrained, either on a leash (not exceeding 6 feet in length) or caged/crated.

Pets are not permitted:

  • in public buildings

  • public transport

  • designated swimming beaches

National Forests

Cats are allowed in national forests, but must be kept on leash (less than 6 feet in length) while in developed recreation areas and interpretive trails.

Cats are not permitted in swimming areas.