After a big snowfall, the safest way to hike is with snowshoes. Take advantage of this opportunity and venture out on these winter devices to get a first-hand look at the ponderosa pines and looming hoodoos of Bryce Canyon. Snowshoeing provides a distinctive view of the unique crystallized landscape. Snowshoeing makes it possible to travel through deep powdery snow that is not otherwise possible with normal hiking shoes.Bryce Canyon offers a Snowshoe Program designed for beginner snowshoers but enjoyed by
We are not the only people who have been fascinated by the beauty of Bryce Canyon Country and Boulder , Utah. Ancient peoples have been coming and going for about 10,000 – 12,000 years. Boulder is filled with fresh streams and lakes, creating a great living environment. Boulder still retains the untouched, serene look which gives visitors a taste of what the Native Americans felt like long ago living on this land. Learning more about these people help us appreciate
For over one hundred years, visitors have been coming to Bryce Canyon National Park to revel in its wonder and beauty. Early travelers and lodgers contributed to Bryce Canyon’s fast-growing popularity, such as Ebenezer Bryce, Bryce Canyon’s namesake, and Ruby Syrett, who built Bryce Canyon’s first tourist lodge. The photos below feature the “then and now” of Bryce Canyon National Park. The juxtaposition of century old and modern photos depicts small and large changes in this world-renowned park.
Visitors Admire Views
Children will receive inner satisfaction and outward recognition as they officially become a Bryce Canyon Junior Park Ranger. As a potential Park Ranger in training, they’ll perform interactive activities to get them excited about nature and preserving the natural wonders in and around Bryce Canyon. The experience not only benefits them, but becomes a fun learning environment for the entire family.
The little rangers have to complete three tasks to receive their Junior Ranger badges and patches:
Dixie National Forest is the largest national forest in Utah, stretching almost two million miles of extraordinary red rock and green forested land. With so many adventures to explore, we’ve provided a list of four great destinations to visit in the expansive Dixie National Forest.
It’s not hard to see why Red Canyon has fascinated people for centuries. The red rock exhibits a brilliant scarlet color against the deep green of the ponderosa pines creating a perfect snapshot image. Red
Garfield County is bursting with amazing hikes and incredible views. But why just hike when you can interact with the earth? Hiking through slot canyons involves both hands and feet to climb over, shimmy through and duck under beautiful red rocks. To help make your Garfield County adventures complete, we have gathered, just for you, a list of four stunning slot canyon trails in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Zebra and Tunnel Slot Canyons
The Zebra Slot Canyon lives up to its name
You read our hiking guide for best practices and tips on getting the most out of your next hike, now it’s time to choose your course! Garfield County is full of gorgeous landscapes, fascinating wildlife and challenging terrain. We’ve pulled together some of the top spots for hiking in the area. Enjoy!
Calf Creek Falls
Hike to a secluded waterfall just upstream from Lower Calf Creek, a true natural gem. Lower Calf Creek Falls is a short, two-mile hike roundtrip, just
This year marks the 100th year of National Park Service.To celebrate, we created this infographic showing the Top 7 states with the most National Parks.
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Discover the Ticaboo Adventure Center
Ticaboo is offering a series of new guided hikes, tours and other excursions out of the new Adventure Center from the Ticaboo Resort. Follow the footsteps of a local legend while exploring Ticaboo Canyon on the Cass Hite Sojourn. Travelers now have the chance to take part in the Sojourn which started taking tours in early June.
Camp in Dixie National Forest
With numerous camping sites throughout Dixie National Forest, you are sure to find the perfect spot.
The most beautiful and breathtaking scenic drives in Utah wind their way through picturesque Garfield County. You won’t find anything quite like the vistas and scenery these beautiful byways have to offer.
Scenic Byway 12— Utah’s All-American Road
Utah’s picturesque Scenic Byway 12 was rated among the top 10 scenic byways in America by Car and Driver Magazine. This unique route winds through slick rock canyons, red rock cliffs, pine forests, alpine mountains, a number of national and state parks and quaint rural towns.