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Bryce Canyon’s Glorious Hoodoos

Bryce Canyon’s Glorious Hoodoos September 12, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Bryce Canyon, which reaches over 9,000 feet in elevation, is ushering in crisp temps right about now. Seeing the beautifully scattered jumbles of hoodoos in their rich colors framed against a tempestuous sky as the American Southwest’s monsoon season winds to a close is a breathtaking sight you...

Private Horses Still Banned from Bryce Canyon until June 4

Private Horses Still Banned from Bryce Canyon until June 4 May 31, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Have horse, will travel? Not so fast, said Utah’s state veterinarian. Due a recent outbreak of Equine Herpes Virus Type 1 (EHV-1), which is potentially deadly, privately-owned horses are banned from Bryce Canyon National Park until June 4. In the meantime, catch a ride with Canyon Trail Rides,...

10 Reasons to Visit Bryce Canyon National Park

10 Reasons to Visit Bryce Canyon National Park May 20, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Home of hoodoos, fantastic rock formations shaped by water and wind, crisp high altitude air, and adoring visitors, Bryce Canyon National Park is a favorite for many. Here are my 10 favorite reasons to visit Bryce Canyon. Feel free to add your own in the comments! 1. Fairyland Loop. Not as crowded as...

Save the Date: National Park Week is April 16-24

Save the Date: National Park Week is April 16-24 April 8, 2011 | Events, What's New | Read More
National Park Week is April 16-24. In celebration of this, entrance to all national parks is FREE that week! So, if the government hasn’t shut down in the meantime, plan to visit your local national park or subsidiary (monuments, etc.) and get a load of all that gorgeous nature for free. Don’t...

Playing Safe & Smart in Utah’s National Parks

Playing Safe & Smart in Utah’s National Parks March 18, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
It’s another dramatic, tragic headline: two brothers go camping and climbing in Canyonlands National Park for about a week. Two days in, there’s an accident and one brother falls while rappelling from a high cliff ledge. He dies at some point while the other brother, trapped on the ledge,...

Visit Bryce Canyon Before It Changes Forever

Visit Bryce Canyon Before It Changes Forever February 25, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Bryce Canyon National Park is ancient. The funky hoodoos, pinnacles, fins, and other bizarre rock formations that create its natural amphitheater and draw awestruck visitors from around the world began forming millions of years ago. In the great scheme of things, Bryce Canyon changes very, very slowly....

Bryce Canyon Records Most Visitors in 2010

Bryce Canyon Records Most Visitors in 2010 January 23, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
The hoodoo-filled Bryce Canyon got a passel of visitors in 2010: 1,782,333, to be exact. Not too shabby for this lovely, off the beaten path park. Get thee to Bryce Canyon this year and see for yourself why so many people love to love it. Hike Navajo Loop, drive to Fairyland Point and goggle at the views,...

Hike of the Week — Snowshoe Hikes

Hike of the Week — Snowshoe Hikes November 26, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Ooh, it’s cold out! Time for play in the snow. Winter is an excellent time to visit Utah’s national parks, actually. The visitors are few and far between, the critters leave tracks more easily seen, and a deep silence descends on both the front- and backcountry. I’ve taken some glorious...

Hike of the Week — Full Moon Hikes

Hike of the Week — Full Moon Hikes November 19, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Bryce Canyon has some of the darkest night skies in the lower 48 states. It’s no surprise the park also boasts the most-lauded astronomy program in the national park system. But now and then, they think it’s pretty cool to offer up a hike under the bright light of a full moon. As their website...

Veterans Day Fee Free at National Parks

Veterans Day Fee Free at National Parks November 7, 2010 | Events, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
It’s another fee-free day at America’s national parks this Thursday the 11th. In honor of the service men and women who have fought (and still do) for our country, this day is one of several that will offer free entrance to national parks that usually charge fees. Remember, though, that of...
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