Bryce Canyon Wildlife Viewing

December 2, 2010

Categories: Bryce Canyon National Parks Seasons Wildlife

Bring your binoculars and your camera to view wildlife in Bryce Canyon National Park.

Raven at 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 Bryce Canyon region will be ravens, hawks, eagles, peregrine falcons and occasionally even a California Condor.  Along the rims of

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Slot Canyons in Bryce Canyon Country

November 18, 2010

Categories: Canyoneering Hiking Slot Canyons

Some people just love to squeeze into narrow, dark, and convoluted spaces.   If that descriptions fits you, then the Bryce Canyon region is the right place for some excellent slot canyon exploration.  The term canyoneering is frequently used in this region to describe the act of exploring slot canyons.   Canyoneering can entail a variety of activities, but most often it involves hiking through canyons, and it also may include some rappelling and rock scrambling.  When you are

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New iPod and iPhone App just released

October 21, 2010

Categories: Bryce Canyon Main National Parks

A new ipod – iphone app – application for the region around Bryce Canyon

Great news, if you’re coming to the Bryce Canyon Area for vacation, we have just released a new interactive tour for the iPod and iPhone, the Android app will be coming soon. The best part is its completely free!!! Here’s the link to the ipod – iphone application, get downloading….

Escalante Canyons Arts Festival

September 15, 2010

Categories: Main

Its getting closer to the Annual Escalante Canyons Arts Festival!! It will be held September 24-25, 2010. The Plein Air Competition will be held September 19-23, 2010. Check out www.everettruessdays.org for more information on this wonderful event!

Garfield County Fair

August 17, 2010

Categories: Main

Join us all week for the Garfield County Fair!! Starting Wednesday, August 18th- All Day Carnival- 10:00 am-6:oo pm.. enter exhibits.
Thursday, August 19th-
Carnivall All day
8:00 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. Enter Fruits, Vegetables and Flowers
4:00 p.m. Little Miss Garfield County Princess Contest (Ages 3-12)
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.– Livestock Show Weigh In
7:00 p.m.– Miss Garfield Outstanding Teen Contest (Ages 13-17)
7:00 p.m. Miss Garfield County Queen Contest (ages 17-24)PHS Gym
Friday, August 20th-
All Day

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Escalante Canyons Arts Festival

August 5, 2010

Categories: Main

Escalante presents its Seventh Annual Escalante Canyons Art Festival/Everett Ruess Days on September 24-25, in venues at or near the Escalante City Center, 100 West between Main and 100 North. Registration and painting for the Plein Air Competion will be 9/19-23.
This year’s Featured Local Artist is J. Howard Hutchison, multi-media artist from Escalante. Keynote Speaker for 2010 will be James Aton, English Professor at Southern Utah University, whose topic will be

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1st Annual Bryce ATV Rally

August 3, 2010

Categories: Main

Join us for our 1st Annual Bryce ATV Rally on August 25-28, 2010.  Registration is $25.00 per person.  Register online at www.brycerally.org.  There will be guided tours of several ATV routes or grab a map and go on your own.  There will be a poker run with several prizes and a dinner social Saturday night!! Registration includes a T-Shirt!! For more information call us at 1-800-444-6689.

Bryce Canyon Country- Travel Tips on the Local News

June 24, 2010

Categories: Main

Bryce Canyon Country was featured on the local morning news on June 24, 2010. It was on the road trippin’ segment of the news, showing great places to eat, sleep, play and events in the state of Utah. Follow the link to see all fantastic things aired about Garfield County.
https://www.connect2utah.com/news/trippin

2010 Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally

June 23, 2010

Categories: Main

Please join us Friday, June 25th through Saturday, June 27th for the 11th Annual Panguitch Valley Balloon Rally, Southern Utah’s premier hot air balloon event.  The event is held in Panguithc, Utah which is a designated National Historic Districe.  Thirty-five hot air balloons will be launching each morning at 6:30 a.m. Spectators are welcome to join in the fun by crewing, or helping pilots inflate and launch their hot air balloons.  Starting Friday at noon on Center and Main Streets

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