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Top Things to Do Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Utah’s red rock desert and canyon country attractions have so much to offer visitors. One place that should be included in your plans to visit Southern Utah is Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The area is loaded with incredible scenery and provides an endless amount of outdoor fun.

The region features vast tracts of striking landscape and so much opportunity to enjoy it. Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument connects various recreation areas with Bryce Canyon National Park, so visiting both on your tour

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Bryce Canyon National Park – Now an International Dark Sky Park

On August 13, 2019, Bryce Canyon National Park received certification as an International Dark Sky Park (IDSP) from the International Dark Sky Association and National Park Service. After over a decade of hard work, this certification comes at an opportune time as the park is celebrating 50 years of night sky outreach and support through their astronomy education programs.

About the Certification
The award-winning International Dark Sky Places Program was founded in 2001 to encourage communities, parks and other areas around the

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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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Sunrise Point

Bryce Canyon Main Viewpoints

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There are only great views at Bryce Canyon National Park, but did you know that these already spectacular vistas are even better when you’re in the right place at the right time? There are four main viewpoints in Bryce amphitheater.

Sunrise Point:  Start your morning at Sunrise Point for one of the most breathtaking views of Bryce Canyon. The viewing point is just off the scenic road, along the canyon rim, about a mile from the visitor center. Sunrise Point

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Bryce Utah

Bryce Canyon Country – A Multi-day Destination – Part 1

Part One:The next couple of blog posts introduce information on why Bryce Canyon Country is truly a multi-day destination.  

Bryce Canyon National Park in early morning light.

Bryce Canyon National Park is the crown jewel of Garfield County—but there’s so much natural beauty and adventure to experience! With charming towns and easy access to scenic byways, a national monument, national and state parks, alpine lakes and incredible scenery, you’ll want to return again and again. Bryce Canyon National Park Visitors

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Tropic Utah

Tropic, Utah – The Base of Bryce Canyon

Tropic, Utah sits at the base of Bryce Canyon National Park.

Tropic is the largest of three small ranching communities that make up the Bryce Valley area located just outside Bryce Canyon National Park.  This little gem of a town is set amidst some of the most scenic southern Utah landscape imaginable: Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Dixie National Forest, Red Canyon, and of course Bryce Canyon, just to name a few.

Kodachrome Basin State Park is just

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Tour of Utah Cycling Race

Tour of Utah – Bryce Canyon Country

Stage Two of The Tour of Utah cycling event has just passed through Bryce Canyon Country drawing great crowds to watch these professional riders. On Wednesday of this week, the Tour of Utah ran a course from Panguitch, Utah to Torrey, Utah, covering a distance of 131 miles along Utah’s Scenic Byway 12.

Riders depart Panguitch, Utah as they begin stage two of the Tour of Utah

Horseback riders attempted to keep up with the cyclists at one point of

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Utah National Parks Video

Bryce Canyon – Featured in New 60 Sec. Video

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One of the best videos to highlight Utah’s National Parks just got published.

Utah National Parks Video – Click on image below to view.

We thought you’d like to see it.  Come to Bryce Canyon and see what you see in this video.  You will not forget this! Click on the video below to view.  Enlarge the screen, turn up the volume, and enjoy!

View from Rainbow and Yovimpa points area.

Bryce Canyon – Yovimpa & Rainbow Points

Looking north along the Bryce Canyon rim from the southern end of the park.

Many travelers visiting Bryce Canyon National Park never make it to the canyon’s top points. But Rainbow and Yovimpa view are not to be missed! Less than a mile from each other, these stunning vistas are well worth the 17 mile drive to the top! Not only are spectators able to sneak a breathtaking peak at the expanse of the entire National Park, the southern

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