News & Events

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, […]

Public Lands Alliance Awards Vapur for Environmental Efforts

March 30th, 2016 – News Release Public Lands Alliance Awards Vapur for Environmental Efforts Oxnard, Calif. (March 30, 2016) – Vapur®, manufacturer of the flexible, reusable Anti-Bottle®, has been awarded the coveted Public Lands Alliance Corporate Stewardship Award for their work on the Bryce Canyon National Park Hydration Program. Vapur was one of two corporations […]

Annual Utah Prairie Dog Day

Bryce Canyon National Park’s 8th Annual Utah Prairie Dog Day will occur during National Park Week, April, 2017 . Park Rangers will visit area schools to engage students about this keystone species, along with other important wildlife connections. Utah prairie dogs are considered a “keystone species” that perform a variety of important ecological functions including […]

Bryce Canyon Annual Astronomy Festival

STARS, PLANETS & THE MILKY WAY Join us for our 17th Annual Astronomy Festival with Bryce Canyon’s Astronomy Rangers and the Salt Lake Astronomical Society. (Keynote speaker to be determined) DAY 1: 10:00am-3:00pm (open house) SOLAR ASTRONOMY @ Bryce Canyon Visitor Center 10:00am-2:00pm (assembly) and 11:00am-3:00pm (launch) MODEL ROCKET BUILDING & LAUNCHING workshop @ Bryce […]

Refill Stations Are Here!

BOTTLES SAVED FROM LANDFILLS: 186,215. Bryce Canyon National Park launched its Hydration Program in 2014 to encourage proper hydration by park visitors and to reduce the environmental impact created by single-use water bottles. Park visitors are encouraged to carry and drink enough water to prevent heat related illness in Bryce’s hot and arid summer environment. […]