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  • Join the Audubon Christmas Bird Count at Bryce Canyon National Park BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK – Nature lovers and birders of all levels of experience will gather Jan. 5, 2017, at Bryce Canyon National Park to participate in the world’s longest running citizen bird census. The National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count, now in its 117th year, is an annual event that brings together volunteers across the ...
  • At Bryce Canyon, a touch of Zeusian majesty in a world of Seussian whimsy By Michael J. Bailey GLOBE STAFF DECEMBER 09, 2016 One in a series of occasional stories marking the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.   BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK — Tall, slender tufted trees squeeze through dark slips of canyons toward the light. Human features turn rocks into surrealistic statues. Boisterous colors abound and surround. It’s as if ...
  • BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK – NAVAJO LOOP & QUEEN’S GARDEN Navajo Loop & Queen’s Garden Trail, Bryce Canyon National Park This trail combo is a great one to start first thing in the morning. Get some great sunrise photography at Sunrise Point. Then do two easy, scenic loops before the crowds start showing up by the busload. See some of the best of Bryce Canyon Trailhead: Sunset ...
  • BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK – PEEKABOO LOOP TRAIL Peekaboo Loop Trail, Bryce Canyon National Park The Peekaboo Loop trail is one of the more difficult day hikes in Bryce Canyon, but if you have the time it is most definitely worth taking the trip deep down into Bryce Amphitheater. You’ll walk under the Wall of Windows, through some tunnels, and past some arches, with ...
  • Map lovers and fans of national parks: Meet your new favorite website Map lovers, you’re about to have your compass roses spun out of control. All the iconic maps handed out at national parks across the country will soon be compiled at one place. The new website, National Park Maps, is the brainchild of Matt Holly, a park ranger who works for the National Park Service’s (NPS) National ...
  • Familiar Bryce Canyon National Park Hoodoo Falls From Grace   NOVEMBER 29, 2016 – ST. GEORGE  NEWS The iconic Sentinel hoodoo which once pierced the sky in Bryce Canyon National Park has fallen from its graceful perch. “Once visible along the Thor’s Hammer side of the Navajo Loop, the Sentinel was one of those hoodoos many stopped to watch with suspense, wondering when it was going to ...
  • Worth their weight in likes: Instagram posts can show the value of Utah landscapes, researchers say By BRIAN MAFFLY Before he leaves this earth, Jimmy Emerson intends to visit every county in the United States — all 3,142 of them. The Georgia veterinarian has already trod on more than 3,000, including Utah’s 29, shooting photos by the thousands as he goes. Among Emerson’s favorite subjects are food, seemingly random street corners, national parks ...
  • Iconic Bryce Canyon gateway tunnels in need of a makeover By LEE DAVIDSON | The Salt Lake Tribune First Published Oct 14 2016 03:21PM • Last Updated Oct 17 2016 02:34 pm Red Canyon » $2.5 million approved for repairs on 2 arches. Scenic State Road 12 passes through two short, redrock arch tunnels in Red Canyon that for 90 years have served as the unofficial gateway to ...
  • Bryce Canyon National Park Getting Ready For Winter Winter will be showing up soon at Bryce Canyon National Park With the season’s first snowflakes having fallen in Utah, the staff at Bryce Canyon National Park is getting their park ready for winter. During the winter season, some facilities and amenities will be closed or have their operating hours reduced. The park visitor center and bookstore ...
  • Historic, Family-owned Ruby’s Inn Celebrates 100 Years BRYCE CANYON CITY, Utah, Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Bryce Canyon’s historic hotel, Ruby’s Inn, is celebrating 100 years of family-owned service to guests of the prominent National Park. In 1916, Rueben, ‘Ruby,’ Syrett brought his family to southern Utah and established a ranch near present day Ruby’s Inn. He soon learned about Bryce Canyon, and ...