After a centennial year that brought over 2.3 million visitors to our 56 square mile park, Bryce Canyon is anticipating what all early indications suggest will be another very busy year and summer season. Preparations to accommodate the area’s growing popularity are currently underway as seasonal facilities reopen, services resume, and hours are extended.
Camp all week, have an overnighter, stay at a hotel like Ruby’s Inn or take a day trip, your options are endless in Southern Utah.
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.
On January 5th, 2017 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.
Four artists have been selected to serve as the Park’s Artists-in-Residence throughout the 2017 season. The artists were selected from a large pool of applicants in partnership with Southern Utah University.
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.