Bryce Canyon’s Geology Festival

Bryce Canyon’s 8th annual GeoFest is scheduled for July, 2017. Join park rangers for guided hikes, family-friendly geology programs, bus tours with a geologist, evening programs with special guest speakers, as well as exhibits and family oriented activities at the visitor center. Tentative Schedule of Events (subject to change – all events both days except […]

Utah Stargazing: Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival Travelogue

Utah Stargazing: Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival Travelogue By Calla Cofield, Space.com Staff Writer | June 2, 2016 01:51am ET – See more at: http://www.space.com/33057-bryce-canyon-astronomy-festival-travelogue.html#sthash.7lvNJ3N9. Space.com staff writer Calla Cofield is heading to the annual Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival in Utah this week. The park is one of the best skywatching locations in the U.S. Read […]

Bryce Canyon National Park Recieves Top Rating Award

Bryce Canyon National Park Recieves Top Rating Award By NICK HERRMANN • APR 26, 2016 For a record-breaking 18th year in a row, The Michelin Guide has awarded Bryce Canyon a 3-star ranking. The Michelin Guide, a European Guidebook which gives awards to locations around the globe, awarded Bryce Canyon National Park 3 stars, making […]

Photographer’s Guide to Bryce Canyon National Park

PHOTOGRAPHER’S GUIDE TO BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK General Strategies for Photography at Bryce Canyon National Park The vast majority of overlooks at Bryce Canyon face more or less east so in the morning you’re essentially shooting into the sunrise. Yes, there are exceptions at some of the side canyons but generally speaking you’ll greet the […]

Visitor Center – Experience New Exhibits

Visitor Center – Experience New Exhibits Thanks to you, the park has installed brand new exhibits at the Visitor Center. 80% of all entrance station fees stay in the park to help with special projects that connect back to you, the visitor. Just in time for the 2016 National Park Service (NPS) Centennial, the exhibits […]

Dark skies: ‘Half the park is after dark’

Dark skies: ‘Half the park is after dark’ By  John Hollenhorst   |  Posted Apr 25th, 2016 @ 10:20pm THE RURAL WEST — If you live in an urban area — as more than 90 percent of all Utah residents do — you may have never seen the Milky Way. That is, you may never have really seen it in […]

Enjoy Zion and Bryce, don’t fear the crowds

Enjoy Zion and Bryce, don’t fear the crowds  Jud Burkett, jburkett@thespectrum.com 4:02 p.m. MDT April 28, 2016 It’s been all over the news: Record breaking crowds are converging on the national parks in Utah. This year, with all the hype surrounding the 100th birthday of the National Park Service, you would expect the crowds to be even bigger, […]