Linda Mazzu has been named superintendent of Bryce Canyon National Park by Intermountain Region Director Sue Masica. Mazzu brings 34 years of federal natural resources experience with her and will report to the park in early March.
Zion National Park’s Scenic Drive at the Lodge has been closed since late Friday January 13th due to a large rock slide.
The mandatory Zion National Park shuttles will run on weekends only through November 20 and also on November 24, 25 and 26, 2016. Both the Springdale Shuttle and Zion Canyon Shuttle lines will be operational to help with the Thanksgiving holiday traffic. All shuttle bus operations will end for the 2016 season on the evening of Saturday, November 26, 2016.
On October 14th, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium more than a century of time will be washed away to reveal the great explorer of the Colorado River and conservationist of the American West, John Wesley Powell.
Southern Utah University is sponsoring a free Outdoor Education Series starting September 15 and running through December 8. The one-hour lecture series will highlight outdoor opportunities from experts in the field. The OES is every other Thursday at 11:30 a.m. in the SUU Sharwan Smith Student Center Living Room (unless otherwise noted).
Partners in the Parks, a national program that began at Southern Utah University, celebrated 10 years of student involvement and service with the National Park Service.
For nearly fifty years the Utah Parks Company brought tourists to the national parks of southwestern Utah and northern Arizona.