5 Must See Locations in Bryce Canyon Country

Winter is finally here, and with the holiday festivities usually comes stress and panic. What better way to escape the hectic drama than to give the gift of amazing memories in Bryce Canyon Country this season? With Bryce Canyon’s “Day Trips for Days,” families and friends can take a break from the holiday craze for a quick day trip to some of Utah’s natural wonders and make memories for a lifetime.

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The Panguitch Lake Fishing Tournament

The Brian Head Fire may have burned down some trees, but it did not burn down the hearts of the locals whose lives were affected by the fire. The residents of Garfield County have bounced back with even more vigor and resolution. The first ever Panguitch Lake Fishing Tournament is one way they show their resilience as they celebrate the reopening of Panguitch Lake.

“It has been a fun and exciting event that has helped spur new

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New Adventures in Bryce Canyon Country

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New attractions in Bryce Canyon Country bring visitors even more recreational adventure!

1. New multi-use regional pathway

Visitors to Bryce Canyon National Park will soon be able to walk, ride, or even cross-country ski their way into the park. The new, multi-use path connects nearly two-dozen miles of bike and walking paths stretching from Bryce Canyon to Red Canyon on Scenic Byway 12.

While the grand opening of the pathway is still being organized, community leaders in Bryce Canyon City have indicated that the pathway will be groomed

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Lace Up the Hiking Boots

Bryce Canyon Country is home to some of the most unique rock formations in the United States. The best way to view this red-rock country is to take your time exploring the trails and hikes that reveal the past and present workings of mother nature.

Popular Hikes

Rim Trail: This easy-going trail hike takes visitors on a 4.7-mile trail through some of the most acclaimed scenic views of Bryce Canyon National Park. Hikers will be guided through the scenic landscapes of Sunset

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Escaping the Ordinary

Discovering the American Frontier

Have you ever thought of sleeping in a Tipi? What about a luxurious Airstream camping trailer? Bryce Canyon Country offers unique ways to escape from the ordinary with one-of-a-kind lodging locations. Make your stay more memorable by booking an outdoor lodging adventure at one of the many nearby picturesque campsites! Exclusive “glamping” or glamour-camping, is available for those seeking time in the outdoors with all the basic comforts of home.

Camping like a Cowboy

The Boulder Mountain Guest Ranch

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The Sun, The Moon & The Stars In Bryce Canyon Country

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Bryce Canyon Country’s rich, red-mineral rock has made it one of the top spots to view jaw-dropping sunrises and sunsets. What’s more, the region has one of the darkest skies in North America, making it a prime destination for moonlit walks and stargazing adventures.

Scenery at Sunrise & Sunset

Sunrise and Sunset Points are two of the most popular hikes inside Bryce Canyon National Park. With crimson rock on every side of the natural amphitheater, these two trails offer some of the

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The Local Secret: Discover Bryce Canyon Country in the Winter

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With accommodations for all types of weather, Bryce Canyon National Park is open all year, with great winter wonderland activities and scenery.

Get the Exclusive Bryce Canyon Experience!

Minimal crowds allow visitors a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience having the park to themselves. Picturesque weather provides many activity opportunities, including snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and horse-drawn sleigh rides.

Sunrise and Sunset

With crimson rock on every side of the Bryce Canyon natural amphitheater, these two points offer some of the best sunrises and sunsets in the

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Choosing a Vacation Destination

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As travelers consider a vacation destination there is a simple list of four questions that can help in the decision making process:1- Will it be memorable experience?2- Is it safe?3- Can I afford it?4- Will those who travel with me enjoy it as much as I do?

Hiking among hoodoo formations in the Bryce Canyon area.

Let’s address each of these as it applies to Bryce Canyon Country:1- Creating MemoriesBryce Canyon Country is one of the most scenically diverse regions of the world.  With

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2015 in Bryce Canyon Country

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Travelers are busily considering their destinations for 2015 vacations (holidays) and the region known as Bryce Canyon Country continues to be one of the top places for visitors to Utah.   Whether you are seeking solace, a family experience, or some real adventure, you’ll easily find it in and around Bryce and Capitol Reef National Parks. With the recently launch of The Might Five campaign by the Utah Office of Tourism, many travelers have come to realize that Utah has five national parks

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Snow Covered Bryce Canyon Utah

Bryce Canyon in Winter

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It’s that time of year when those who love winter, get the best of Bryce Canyon.With elevations that range from 8,000 to 9,000 feet on the Paunsaugunt plateau, snow is an expectation in winter months at Bryce Canyon. With that in mind many shy away from visiting the park during this time of year, but that is one of the key reasons why visiting Bryce Canyon in winter is so spectacular.

Light snow begins to disappear on Byway 12

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