Morning sun shines on Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.

Outdoor Enthusiast’s Guide to Bryce Canyon

Outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world take time to experience Bryce Canyon National Park. Bryce Canyon has many activities that can give visitors a new view of the area no matter the season.

Popular activities that travelers participate in while visiting include hiking, biking, horseback riding, canyoneering and ATV riding. Below are summaries on each activity that can guide even the greatest outdoor enthusiast on a new adventure.

Hiking

Hiking in Bryce Canyon Country is limitless. Hikes of varying lengths, difficulties and

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Five Dog-Friendly Hikes in Bryce Canyon Country

After a stressful day at work, your dog greets you with a joyful bark and an ecstatic wagging tail. Your dog easily forgives you and never holds a grudge. For these and many other reasons, you naturally want to take your bundle of fur on all your adventures. This can be difficult when most national parks do not allow pets on unpaved and backcountry trails. To help you be able to take your dog on all your escapades,

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Say ‘No’ to Crowds: 5 Reasons to Visit Bryce Canyon Country in the Winter

Visiting Bryce Canyon during the summer months is fun; however, there is nothing like experiencing a Bryce Canyon winter. The world seems to change under the blanket of sparkling, white snow. Not only does the winter decrease the number of visitors, but it also provides many adventures that may not be available during the summer months. These activities range from snowshoeing to cross-country skiing to ice fishing and beyond.

Although the snow brings new activities, hiking through the areas found in

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Want to Experience Bryce Canyon’s Winter Beauty? What You Need to Know About Snowshoeing and Hiking in the Snow

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After a big snowfall, the safest way to hike is with snowshoes. Take advantage of this opportunity and venture out on these winter devices to get a first-hand look at the ponderosa pines and looming hoodoos of Bryce Canyon. Snowshoeing provides a distinctive view of the unique crystallized landscape. Snowshoeing makes it possible to travel through deep powdery snow that is not otherwise possible with normal hiking shoes.Bryce Canyon offers a Snowshoe Program designed for beginner snowshoers but enjoyed by

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5 Summer Adventures in Garfield County

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Discover the Ticaboo Adventure Center

Ticaboo is offering a series of new guided hikes, tours and other excursions out of the new Adventure Center from the Ticaboo Resort. Follow the footsteps of a local legend while exploring Ticaboo Canyon on the Cass Hite Sojourn. Travelers now have the chance to take part in the Sojourn which started taking tours in early June.

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Camp in Dixie National Forest

With numerous camping sites throughout Dixie National Forest, you are sure to find the perfect spot.

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Top 10 Adventures

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Welcome to Utah’s Bryce Canyon Country! At Bryce Canyon Country, July is a time for getting out and exploring the great outdoors. Bryce Canyon is a place for adventure year round—so get ready for some fun with these top 10 activities.

10. Canyoneering

These brilliant red rocks are meant to be explored with canyoneering—the process of hiking, rappelling and rock scrambling. It will be one of the most unique and intriguing experiences of your life!

9. Go Fishing

Discover trout fishing at its best

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Top 10 Scenic Attractions

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Visit the top 10 most scenic places at Utah’s Bryce Canyon Country!

To help you plan the experience of a lifetime, here are the top 10 destinations to experience while visiting this red-rock wonderland.

10. Mossy Cave
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Take the family on a hike through pink cliffs and refreshing water to see this hidden cavern.

9. Panguitch Lake
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Get the fishing pole out and enjoy some of the best fishing and largest rainbow trout in the West.

Casting a fishing line at Panguitch

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The Forces Behind Mother Nature

Discover the Elements that Reshape the Red-Rock Formations Every Year

Did You Know?

Did you know that Bryce Canyon is actually not a canyon at all? Despite the name, Bryce Canyon National Park is an accumulation of towering hoodoo rock formations that create natural amphitheaters. The heart of Bryce Canyon contains the largest population of hoodoos in the world with up-close views of the red rock spires.

Hoodoos are formed when wind, frost and running water create gaps within small cracks and slits

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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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Willis Creek Utah

Secret Hiking Spots

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From time to time we let visitors know about some of our best kept secrets. Here’s a look at three great secret hiking locations. 

Willis Creek Slot Canyon – Utah

Willis Creek Willis Creek flows along the edge of Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, from Bryce Canyon National Park to Sheep Creek. It’s a fairly easy hike along the flat stream bed through the deeply sculpted canyon, where blue skies peek through the overhanging ridges. One of nature’s finest sculptures, Willis

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