Spring Season – Bryce Canyon Country


Flowers blooming in a mountain meadow.

With spring in full bloom, many seasoned visitors claim this is the most beautiful time of year to visit Bryce Canyon Country.  Snow often still caps the red rock hoodoos, creating a magical backdrop for spring’s blossoming wildflowers, lush green alpine forests, and the birth of newborn wildlife.

Spring snows remain.

Daytime temperatures typically range from 40 to 70 degrees — but be prepared for any kind of weather! While springtime is

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Weather – Bryce Canyon Country

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Utah weather patterns bring limited amounts of water to fill streams like this that flows down the side of Utah’s Boulder Mountain.

With elevations ranging from about 4,500 to more than 10,000 feet, Bryce Canyon Country is generally considered high desert with a semi-arid climate. The dry climate is created from the rain shadow formed by the Sierra Nevada mountain range to the west that acts as a barrier to the moist air and storms coming from the Pacific.

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Fall Colors – Bryce Canyon Country

Hillsides turn multiple colors in the fall season in Utah's Bryce Canyon region.

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

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Bryce Canyon Region Photography

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

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Seasons – Bryce Canyon

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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

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