Bryce Canyon National Park News
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Proposed Air Tour Management Plan for Bryce Canyon National Park
September 3, 2021 | 12:05 pm
The National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are seeking public feedback on a draft Air Tour Management Plan (ATMP) that is being proposed for Bryce Canyon National Park.
Proposed Fee Change at Bryce Canyon National Park
August 6, 2021 | 4:25 pm
Bryce Canyon National Park is requesting public comment on a proposal to increase backcountry camping permit fees beginning in 2022. All other fees will remain the same.
Jim Ireland selected as superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park
July 13, 2021 | 5:02 pm
National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director Mike Reynolds announced the selection of Jim Ireland as superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah. Ireland has almost 30 years of NPS experience and has served as the superintendent of Timpanogos Cave National Monument near Salt Lake City, Utah for almost 10 years. Ireland has most recently served as the acting superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park since April 2021. He will assume the permanent role on July 18, 2021.
2021 Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival Details Released
May 13, 2021 | 5:33 pm
There’s no place quite like Bryce Canyon by day, and no time like a new moon in June to enjoy it by night. The park is pleased to announce that its annual Astronomy Festival will resume this year and is scheduled from Wednesday, June 9th through Saturday, June 12th. As always, the festival is free with park admission, though those familiar with past festivals should anticipate numerous modifications in the interest of public health and safety.
Bryce Canyon Superintendent Linda Mazzu to Retire
April 22, 2021 | 5:55 pm
After almost 39 years of federal service, Linda Mazzu, Superintendent at Bryce Canyon National Park, will retire on April 24th. Mazzu has been the superintendent at the park since March 10, 2017.
2021 Spring Season Begins at Bryce Canyon National Park
March 4, 2021 | 3:10 pm
With Spring Break comes a perennial increase to park visitation. Facilities are beginning to reopen, hours are extending, and modified shuttle service will soon resume to best serve our visitors.
Bryce Canyon National Park to Burn Debris Piles
January 5, 2021 | 1:34 pm
Officials at Bryce Canyon National Park announced today that the burning of debris piles created from fuel reduction treatment projects at Rainbow Point and an area west of the Bryce Lodge known as the Mixing Circle is expected to begin this week. Pile burning will begin first at Rainbow Point, located 17 miles from the park’s Visitor Center at the southern end of the main park road. A one-day closure of the Bristlecone Loop Trail is expected. No other park closures are planned.
Winter Operations at Bryce Canyon National Park
November 18, 2020 | 12:09 pm
The first signs of winter have arrived here at 8,000 feet. As days grow shorter, snowstorms blanket the hoodoos, and temperatures fall below freezing, park and concessionaire operations have begun making seasonal changes.
Missing Person Located at Bryce Canyon National Park
October 23, 2020 | 7:48 pm
Shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday, October 23rd 2020 missing person Mark Langenbach was located by Search and Rescue crews along the Under-the-Rim trail near Yellow Creek. A helicopter crew transported him to the Visitor Center area for a medical assessment and to be reunited with his family.
Missing Person at Bryce Canyon National Park
October 23, 2020 | 9:55 am
Bryce Canyon National Park requests your assistance in locating Mark Langenbach. If you have any information regarding this individual, please contact Garfield County Sheriff at (435) 676-2678.