Bryce Canyon Sunset

Small Wildlife - Bryce Canyon Country

Wildlife watchers always hope to catch a glimpse of brag-worthy animals: bears, Rocky Mountain elk, Peregrine falcon. Sure it happens, most people are more likely to cross paths with the many smaller animals that call Bryce Canyon Country home such as cottontail and jack rabbits, porcupines…

Unique Wildlife - Bryce Canyon Country

Bryce Canyon Country's unique and varied landscape is home to a diverse animal population—and viewing these wild animals in their natural habitat can be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Bryce Canyon Country's cliffs and canyons, gorges and high mountain plateaus, alpine juniper and pinyon forests…

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…

Black Bears in Bryce Canyon Region

Most people go their entire lives without seeing a bear in the wild. But if you’ll be camping on Boulder Mountain, chances are you may have some company--even if you aren’t aware of it. According to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, the black bear is currently the only species of bear native…

Mountain Lions in Bryce Canyon Country

Mountain Lions are very prevalent in Utah and around the Bryce Canyon region, but are rarely seen. The mountain lion is the largest member of the cat family in North America. These stealthy wild cats make their homes in the high mountains and rugged deserts of Bryce Canyon Country, but are rarely…

Boulder Mountain Fishing - Creeks & Streams

Boulder Mountain Creeks Fishing in the Boulder Mountain area near the town of Boulder, Utah Boulder Mountain is one of the major high-elevation fishing areas in Utah, second only to the Uintah Mountains in northern Utah. Part of Dixie national Forest, the mountain makes up more than half of…

Bryce Wildlife Adventure Museum

The Bryce Wildlife Adventure Museum gives visitors a chance to truly experience wildlife and natural history. Located just northwest of Bryce Canyon National Park, the museum features more than 800 mounted animals from around the world exhibited in replicas of their natural habitats, as well as a…

Wildlife in Bryce Canyon Country Area

Bryce Canyon National Park and the surrounding forests and canyons are home to a diverse population of wildlife. The park follows the edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau and encompasses three climatic zones, allowing visitors an opportunity to see a wide variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, and…

Bryce Canyon Wildlife Viewing

Bring your binoculars and your camera to view wildlife in Bryce Canyon National Park. The elevations in this Utah National Park range from approximately 7,000 feet to 9,000 feet. Bryce Canyon is home to many types of birds and animals (large and small). The most common large birds to be seen in the…