Back Country Campsite Closed
Due to bear activity at Bryce Canyon's back-country, the following campsite has been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek
The GEODETECTIVE program is here to assist you in teaching earth history and physical earth science. All activities are written to encourage deductive and inductive reasoning through hands-on discovery learning. National Park Service resources are used to reinforce learning.
There are 6 units.
Each unit has multiple activity plans which include:
Professor Allister Holmes McFragilis leads a group of creatures which will guide students toward additional resources which will support each unit.
Students can become official GEODETECTIVE members and receive a member patch.
Discovery Chests are available for five of the units. These chests have materials which support GEODETECTIVE activities.
Did You Know?
Bryce Canyon National Park has three wildlife species listed under the Endangered Species Act: Utah Prairie Dog, California condor, and the Southwestern Willow Flycatcher. It is illegal to take, capture, kill, pursue, hunt, or harm these species or their habitat. More...