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Utah Liquor Laws – Bryce Canyon Region

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It’s no secret that the Beehive State has some more strict drinking laws.  Let’s take a look at the facts.

Dining in Bryce Canyon Country.

Can I drink alcoholic beverages in Utah?  Yes, you can imbibe! Although Utah’s drinking laws are strictly regulated by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC), it’s a lot easier to get a drink than it used to be—even on a Sunday in Bryce Canyon Country.

Proof of Age: Utah’s liquor laws apply to residents and visitors. Like

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Fall Colors in Bryce Canyon Country

Begin planning now to visit Bryce Canyon Country in the fall. 

During the fall season, this region becomes a kaleidoscope of color as quaking aspens, cottonwoods, and majestic oaks display brilliant shades of gold, red, and orange. Although “color season” begins in early to mid-September, seeing peak fall foliage depends on you are in Bryce Canyon Country. Elevations range from 4,000 to over 11,000 feet, so the higher you go the sooner you’ll see leaves changing color. Boulder Mountain and Panguitch Lake

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Visitors – Bryce Canyon Country

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Bryce Canyon’s spectacular red rock landscape beckons visitors from around the world. In fact, Bryce Canyon National Park and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, and Capitol Reef National Park are located right here in Bryce Canyon Country, and were recently listed among the top ten attractions in Utah.

Three women relax on the rim, taking in the views at Bryce Canyon.

About 40% of Bryce Canyon National Park’s visitors come from abroad to experience the colorful majestic red rock hoodoos that

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August Events – Bryce Canyon Country

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There’s always something exciting going on in Bryce Canyon Country. Here’s some of the upcoming events for August, 2014. August 4-10. – The 2014 Garfield County Fair and Rodeo takes place with action-packed with rodeo events, live music, a demolition derby, a car show, livestock shows and more, this is one county fair you don’t want to miss!

Rodeo events in Bryce Canyon Country draw great numbers of spectators.

August 8-9 – High School Rodeo

August 16: Demolition Derby

August 20-23: This event draws

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Bryce Canyon Area ATV Trails

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ATV Riding in Bryce Canyon Country

There are miles and miles of ATV trails throughout Bryce Canyon Country, running through Dixie National Forest and within Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, over impressive terrain with incredible views. Here are three in the Panguitch area to get you started:

 

Yankee Meadows Reservoir

Yankee Meadows Ride

Overview: Yankee Meadows Ride follows the South Shore of Panguitch Lake, leading to Clear Creek Road and the Yankee Reservoir Overlook. This is a great scenic ride, heavily forested with

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Bryce Canyon Back-Country Trails

Insider’s Guide to Bryce Canyon (Part 2)

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Hit the Backcountry Trails: Bryce Canyon National Park’s backcountry trails offer rugged adventure in the midst of unimaginable beauty and solitude. Backcountry hikes include the 22.9-mile Under-the-Rim Trail and the 8.8-mile Rigg Springs Loop trail. Expect serious changes in elevation (from 6,800 feet to 9,115 feet) and know your personal limits. There are first-come campsites along both trails and permits are required for all overnight stays. You can also hike into Bryce Canyon from the nearby town of Tropic. Permits are

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Hiking among hoodoo formations in the Bryce Canyon area.

Insider’s Guide to Bryce Canyon (Part 1)

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Bryce Canyon’s iconic hoodoos and majestic red rock landscape draws more than a million visitors each year. Learn how to make the most of your visit to Bryce Canyon National Park!

Visitor Center

Start your Bryce Canyon National Park trip at the visitor center, located about 1.5 miles inside the main entrance. The visitor center boasts a museum with interpretive displays about Bryce Canyon’s unique geology, Native American and pioneer history, and wildlife. The visitor center is the place to obtain back-country

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Paria Valley – Cannonville, Tropic, Henrieville

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The tiny ranching communities of Cannonville, Henrieville and Tropic make up the area known as Bryce Valley. Surrounding Bryce Canyon National Park, Bryce Valley falls within the borders of both Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and Dixie National Forest, and is part of the Paria River Valley region.

 

A view of Tropic, Utah with the rim of Bryce Canyon in the background.

Collectively, the three towns make up the Bryce Valley but each has its own unique charms. Located along Scenic

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Enjoying water in Bryce Canyon Country

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Here in Bryce Canyon Country’s high desert, water is precious but there are still plenty of spots to enjoy your favorite water activities. From world class fishing in high alpine lakes to waterfalls and white water rapids, come get wet in Bryce Canyon Country.

River Rafting

The Sevier River’s Class II and III rapids offer some of the best river rafting in Utah. Let local guides navigate your party on a wild white water ride down river, backed by incredible scenery and

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Traveling To Bryce Canyon Country

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Beautiful Bryce Canyon National Park is just the beginning of your Bryce Canyon Country adventure. With a national monument, national and state parks, alpine lakes and forests, charming towns and scenic backways, Bryce Canyon Country is more than a vacation—it’s a destination.Now that you know how much there is to do in Bryce Canyon Country, how do you get here? Pick your closest airport, or hop in your car and make the drive, enjoying the spectacular scenery along the way.AIRLINES

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