Bryce Canyon National Park – Now an International Dark Sky Park

September 18, 2019

Categories: Award Bryce Canyon Events National Parks News Night Skies Top News Utah National Parks

On August 13, 2019, Bryce Canyon National Park received certification as an International Dark Sky Park (IDSP) from the International Dark Sky Association and National Park Service. After over a decade of hard work, this certification comes at an opportune time as the park is celebrating 50 years of night sky outreach and support through their astronomy education programs.

About the Certification
The award-winning International Dark Sky Places Program was founded in 2001 to encourage communities, parks and other areas around the

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Five Backpacking Trails in Bryce Canyon Country

August 6, 2019

Categories: Bryce Canyon Hiking

Backpacking has become a more common pastime in the last few years. Friends have probably shared their backpacking trips across Europe and all over the world, but some of the most adventurous backpacking occurs in the backcountry of Bryce Canyon Country, Utah.

Backpacking refers to long-distance hiking trips lasting one or multiple nights. In the different terrains of the Bryce Canyon region, there are multiple different backpacking trails and experiences with numerous scenic views the mass public doesn’t see.

If backpacking is

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Your guide to journeying through slot canyons, Utah’s hidden wonderlands

July 26, 2019

Categories: Canyoneering Hiking Slot Canyons

Photo Credit: Shannon Hall

It’s like another world. A place where the light and colors can shift at any given time of day. A place where mystical meets reality. And it’s right outside your door. Sculpted by millions of years of erosion and rushing water, the slot canyons of southern Utah are hidden wonderlands that have to be seen to be believed.

To make sure your slot canyon adventure is rewarding and memorable for years to come, here’s our comprehensive guide

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Top Summer Experiences in Bryce Canyon Country, Utah

July 16, 2019

Categories: Anasazi State Park ATV Riding Bryce Canyon Fishing Helicopter Rides Scenic Byway 12 Slot Canyons Stargazing

What do you want to do this summer? If you’re planning a trip to Utah, you can check off some exciting activities from your bucket list in Garfield County. You might have heard about hiking in Bryce Canyon, but what else can you do in the area? A lot—a whole lot!

There are so many fun summer experiences in Utah—and the following eight are just a sample of what you can do. Snap some pictures of your adventures in Utah and

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Explore, learn and protect as you become a Junior Ranger

July 5, 2019

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Ask a child what they want to be when they grow up, and you’ll receive an assortment of answers ranging from astronaut to engineer to artist. Perhaps it’s those idyllic traits that appeal to them: the courage of an astronaut, the inventiveness of an engineer or the creativity of an artist. Park rangers here in Bryce Canyon exhibit the love and curiosity of nature every child needs. With the junior ranger program, you can help them foster respect for the

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Experience the Wild West in Bryce Canyon Country

May 21, 2019

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Giddy up, partners! Bryce Canyon Country has a chuck-wagon’s worth of attractions to enjoy in the summer and make the most of your vacation. Not only is Bryce Canyon Country the perfect place for your summer trip because of the beautiful, red rock landscape, but also because of the authentic Wild West experience available there.

Step back in time as you participate in Western adventures, cowboy cookouts and kick back on a Western ranch when you come to the Bryce Canyon

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Stay in a Bryce Canyon Cabin

April 3, 2019

Categories: Lodging

Remember your first sleep away from home or summer camp? That feeling of freedom, the promise of adventure, the awkward moment when you didn’t know anyone else there. Well, with warmer weather fast approaching, there are new adventures waiting in Bryce Canyon Country.

For those who want a rustic experience while exploring the abundance of national monuments, parks, and forests in the area, but also want to keep all the pleasantries and amenities of a hotel, then a cabin at Bryce

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Bryce Canyon Country ATV tour packages worth the money

March 15, 2019

Categories: Bryce Canyon Grand Staircase Plateaus Uncategorized

From wonderfully dirty to breathtakingly scenic, riding an all-terrain vehicle, or ATV, to explore those rugged parts of Bryce Canyon Country is an experience you don’t want to miss. There are no boring moments on top of an ATV, especially when done with experienced, local guides.

Sure, you can stay in a car and drive the scenic loop through the red rocks formations of Bryce Canyon Country, but it can’t compare to the thrill of riding an ATV through dense forests,

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7 sublime locations to shoot your wedding photos in Bryce Canyon Country

March 1, 2019

Categories: Activities Bryce Events Weddings

Couples come to Bryce Canyon Country for its stunning, one-of-a-kind desert landscape to act as a backdrop for their eternal love. The picture-perfect stage, designed by nature, makes Bryce Canyon Country perfect for memorializing that special day.

There are many beautiful locations to choose from in Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Dixie National Forest and the surrounding communities. Each place has its own particular charm. We found seven awe-inspiring locations in Bryce Canyon Country that will bring the

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The 3-Day “Squeeze” in Bryce Canyon Country

February 12, 2019

Categories: Bryce Canyon Canyoneering Escalante Utah Grand Staircase Red Canyon

Southern Utah presents puzzling rock formations, “hoodoos”, slot canyons, and some of the most colorful landscapes in the United States! Travelers visiting the area will quickly realize that 3 days isn’t nearly enough time to explore the region, but with this “squeeze” itinerary, you can hit some of the area’s highlights.

Food + Lodging

Southern Utah may feel isolated, but the lodging and dining options are limitless. From camping to luxury lodges, and funky yurts in between—there are standards to suit

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