Bryce Canyon National Park News
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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.
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.