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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Astronomy Festival – Great interest this year!

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The 12th Annual Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival was just held May 17-20, 2012.  The big attraction this year was the opportunity to see the sun and the moon align in a rare ‘Ring of Fire’ on Sunday, May 20th.  Free solar eclipse glasses were available at the Bryce Canyon National Park visitor center, park entrance stations, and Bryce Canyon Lodge, and participants were treated to one of the best views of this solar eclipse.

Clear nights skies in the Bryce

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