Fall is an ideal time to visit Bryce Canyon Country, when colorful foliage and cooler temperatures beckon and the summer crowds dwindle. Autumn’s brilliant reds, oranges, and golds typically peak around mid-October at Bryce Canyon Country’s lower elevations, which are still upwards of 4,000 feet. Fall colors tend to peak earlier at higher elevations like Panguitch Lake and Boulder Mountain, usually around mid-September to
If there’s one thing you don’t want to forget when visiting Bryce Canyon Country, it’s a camera. Photos are the best souvenirs to take home from this scenically diverse region. Driving Scenic Byway 12, called “the most scenic drive in America” by Car and Driver magazine, leads to some of the most visually stunning areas in Utah. From Bryce Canyon National Park’s distinct hoodoos, Boulder Mountain’s alpine lakes, and Escalante’s slickrock canyons to Panguitch’s historic pioneer homes and Grand Staircase
Just as the shifting light and shadows bring something different to Bryce Canyon National Park throughout the course of the day, each season also offers a chance to see Bryce Canyon in a new light. Bryce Canyon National Park is open year-round, and with four distinct and beautiful seasons you’ll be amazed no matter what time of year you choose to visit.
Summer: Bryce Canyon National Park draws nearly two million annual visitors with the majority showing up during the peak
Several communities in Bryce Canyon Country offer close access to Cedar Breaks National Monument. From the town of Panguitch this attraction is just a 45-minute drive along Scenic Byway 143. This route will take you past Panguitch Lake, through forests of pine and ponderosa pines and past expansive fields of lava.
Cedar Breaks National Monument is a smaller version of Bryce Canyon, and
Join Bryce Canyon National Park and witness the Winter Solstice, and a total lunar eclipse!!!
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 Bryce Canyon region will be ravens, hawks, eagles, peregrine falcons and occasionally even a California Condor. Along the rims
Winter turns Bryce Canyon into a serene wonderland.