Bryce Canyon Sunset

The Grand Staircase - Upper Steps

In our prior post about the Grand Staircase we addressed the steps in the staircase that begin with the Grand Canyon and then move north toward the Vermillion and White Cliffs. In this post we talk about the northern upper steps of these geologic layers. These gray formations are found below the…

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…

Photos of Bryce Canyon Country

Photos are often the first thing that draws us into to learn more about something we are seeing on Internet, and in that regard we wanted to make you aware of the many new photos that are found on the Bryce Canyon Country web-site. Farm fields in Cannonville Utah are in the foreground, and the…

Flora Diversity - Box Death Hollow Wilderness

Box Death Hollow Wilderness Area "The Box" is a canyon located in the western section of Box-Death Hollow Wilderness Area. The canyon was created by Pine Creek, which runs north-south through a steep monocline, and is only accessible from its lower end. The wilderness area is extremely fertile due…

Boulder Mountain / Powell Point

This past week we had a chance to get up on top of Boulder Mountain to check out the fall colors and to drive to the southern end of Boulder Mountain to well known Powell Point. Recent rains in the region made for lush flora and some fun road puddles to negotiate along the way. Boulder Mountain is…

Camping - Escalante & Boulder Utah

Air out your sleeping bag and get ready to spend a night under the stars in Bryce Canyon Country. From established campgrounds to the remote backcountry, there's a spot waiting just for you in the Boulder/Escalante area. At the junction of Scenic Highway 12 and the Burr Trail, Boulder is centrally…

Utah ATV Adventures

Need a little adventure? For a true joy ride, try traversing the rugged back roads of ATV trails in the region around Bryce Canyon. Miles of off road fun awaits adventurers who long to four wheel their way through rugged red rock formations, dense forests, and desert reservoirs. A view of…

Aquarius Plateau

Utah’s Aquarius, Markagunt and Paunsaugunt plateaus are all part of the High Plateaus Section of the Colorado Plateau. Each plateau is defined by varied topography such as the lava fields and forested highlands of the Markagunt, rugged cliffs and dense alpine forests of the Aquarius, and the…

Weather - Bryce Canyon Country

Utah weather patterns bring limited amounts of water to fill streams like this that flows down the side of Utah's Boulder Mountain. With elevations ranging from about 4,500 to more than 10,000 feet, Bryce Canyon Country is generally considered high desert with a semi-arid climate. The dry climate…

Guided Experiences in Bryce Canyon Country

Utah Guided ATV Tours The recreation opportunities are endless in Bryce Canyon Country. But with so many choices, where do you start? A guided adventure can be a great way to experience all that this spectacular region has to offer. Aerial charters and tours are a great way to get a bird’s eye view…