• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

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  • Bryce Point to Peekaboo Connector Trail Closure

    Due to a large rockslide, the connecting trail from Bryce Point to Peekaboo Loop is closed. Trail will be reopened once repairs are made. The Peekaboo Loop is open, but must be accessed from Sunset or Sunrise Point.

  • Backcountry Campsite Closures

    Due to bear activity at select campsites in Bryce Canyon's backcountry, multiple backcountry campsites have been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek, Swamp Canyon, Natural Bridge, Iron Spring, Corral Hollow, Riggs Spring and Yovimpa Pass.

Professor Allister Holmes McFragilis

Professor Allister Holmes McFragilis, allosaurus extraordinaire

Name: Professor Allister Holmes McFragilis
Genus: Allosaurus
Size: 40 feet long, 14 feet high
Age: 50
Gender: male
Weight: 10,000 lb (4,500 kilos)
Diet: Meat
Habitat: Open Countryside
Skills: logic and problem solving
Education: PhD in Geology and PhD in Criminology
Expertise: Recruiting and Team Management
Hobbies: Rock Hunting and Reading

Professor Allister Holmes McFragilis doesn't like his name very much and would prefer to be called Indiana Bones. He is the fearless leader of the GEODETECTIVE crew. Although he has a commanding presence, like most geniuses, he can be rather scatterbrained.

He is on a quest to find the latest geologic facts and bring them to the world no matter where he has to go to discover them.


Did You Know?

USS Shenandoah at sea, USS Bryce Canyon is of the same class ship.

USS Bryce Canyon (AD-36) was named after the park. Commissioned 15 September 1950 at Charleston SC,(22 years after the park was established, to the day), Decommissioned 30 June 1981. A plaque, with a Flag and Ensign last flown over the ship are on display in the Headquarters building. More...