Bryce Canyon National Park News
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New Music Inspired by Bryce Canyon to Debut at Free Concert
June 16, 2022 | 2:09 pm
Bryce Canyon National Park invites you to enjoy an evening with Grand Valley State University’s New Music Ensemble. A concert featuring an original composition inspired by Bryce Canyon will be held at the North Campground Outdoor Theater on Sunday, July 10th at 7 p.m. This event is free with park admission, open to the public and appropriate for all ages.
Bryce Canyon Announces Changes to Private Horse Ride Rules
May 4, 2022 | 4:48 pm
Effectively immediately, Bryce Canyon National Park announced changes to its private horse use reservation system. This change comes as a result of increasing private horse use and in response to health and safety concerns raised by Garfield County officials about conflicts between concessioner and private horse groups on steep, narrow trails.
Bryce Canyon Summer Construction Schedule Announced
April 15, 2022 | 9:38 am
Hoodoos, potholes and cracking pavement—the power of frost wedging shapes Bryce Canyon National Park in a variety of ways. To help preserve and improve existing pavement, the park is planning a variety of entrance fee-funded projects this summer. Minimal impact to visitor experience is expected for most of these projects, though some traffic delays and detours will occur.
Spring Approaches at Bryce Canyon National Park
March 11, 2022 | 4:57 pm
With visitation levels often two to three times that of February, March marks both the beginning of spring and Bryce Canyon’s peak season. To best serve our visitors, facilities are beginning to reopen, hours are extending, and shuttle service will soon resume. No advance reservations are required to enter the park, but we encourage planning ahead for the best experience.
Bryce Canyon Announces Shuttle Bus Contract Award to Red Canyon Transit, L.L.C.
February 9, 2022 | 1:40 pm
Bryce Canyon National Park announces the award of the contract for the park’s shuttle bus operation to Red Canyon Transit, L.L.C. The contract is in effect from March 25, 2022 through March 24, 2027 with five additional option years.
Bryce Canyon To Burn Hand Piles Next Week
January 6, 2022 | 1:08 pm
Beginning Monday, January 10, park fire managers will begin the burning of 25 hand piles near North Campground. No closures will occur, and smoke should produce only minor localized impacts to air quality.
Campground and Fee Changes coming to Bryce Canyon in 2022
November 26, 2021 | 10:12 am
Planning to camp in Bryce Canyon National Park next year? Today the park announced upcoming changes to campground reservations, backcountry permits, and dump station fees. These changes will go into effect by January 1st, 2022 and are designed to improve park operations and visitor experience.
Join the 2021 Christmas Bird Count at Bryce Canyon National Park
October 27, 2021 | 1:50 pm
On Saturday, December 18th nature lovers and birders of all levels of experience will gather at Bryce Canyon National Park to participate in the world’s longest running citizen bird census. The National Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count, now in its 122nd year, is an annual event that brings together volunteers across the United States, South America, Canada, and distant Pacific islands, to assist scientists in assessing the health of bird populations.
Bryce Canyon selected to host NASA event for James Webb Space Telescope Launch
October 20, 2021 | 1:12 pm
Bryce Canyon National Park has joined almost 500 sites across the country to celebrate the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), NASA’s next great space science observatory. The park will offer a day of public programs to bring the excitement of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) to park visitors.
Autumn Changes at Bryce Canyon National Park
October 1, 2021 | 11:55 am
With summer’s end, cooler overnight temperatures and shifting colors accompany annual changes to park operations. Here are upcoming adjustments to facility operating hours and important dates for park visitor services and concessions operations.