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.
Zion National Park is heading into its late fall season. Striking fall colors and beautiful weather make it a great time to visit the park. It is also the time of year that the park shuttle service makes changes to its schedule.
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).
Southern Utah University and Cedar City Welcome Award-Winning Writer and Filmmaker to Commemorate National Park Service Centennial
National Parks are an American idea and nationwide, on August 25, 2016, the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial is being celebrated. Bryce Canyon National Park commemorates the day by hosting a grand re-opening of the newly remodeled Visitor Center museum, followed by a film premiere, “Bryce Canyon Memories.”
The picturesque twisted canyons and deep blue waters of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area make it seem like you have transported to another planet. If you ever manage to draw yourself away from this desert paradise, check out these five other areas to explore.
The solitude of this desert offers some of the darkest and clearest night skies in the country, and is one of the best places to view the Milky Way with the naked eye. Don’t miss out on Lehman Caves, the forgotten treasure of the park. After you’ve drunk in the night skies and deep caves, wander over to these five stunning locations as well.
Visitors from all over the world flock to the Grand Canyon, in order to avoid the crowds, check out these other five parks.
Throughout National Park Week, as we celebrate the ways in which our treasured outdoor spaces enrich our lives and uplift our spirits, the National Park Service will again offer free admission to America's National Parks so more people can explore our country's vast natural beauty.
After exploring the wonder of Bryce Canyon National Park, try checking out these five hidden gems that have all the wonder, without the crowds.