U.S. Highway 89 Bryce Canyon to Grand Canyon
Road damage south of Page, Arizona will impact travel between Bryce Canyon and Grand Canyon National Parks. Click for a travel advisory and link to a map with suggested alternate routes: More »
Sunset Campground Construction
From April-July 2014, three new restroom facilities will be constructed in Sunset Campground. Visitors may experience construction noise and dust, as well as some campsite and restroom closures. 'Sunset Campground' webpage has additional information. More »
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.
Wall Street Section of Navajo Loop Closed
Due to dangerous conditions (falling rock and treacherous, icy switchbacks), the Wall Street section of the Navajo Loop Trail is CLOSED. It will reopen in Spring once freezing temperatures have subsided.
Backcountry Campsite Closures
Due to bear activity at select campsites in Bryce Canyon's backcountry, two backcountry campsites have been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek and Iron Spring.
1. Hydrology Introduction: Gives a brief overview of the hydrologic cycle.
2. Water: Amazing and Phasing: Uses experiments to describe the three phases of water and to demonstrate how these phases change from one to the other.
3. Where did it go? Evaporation?: Uses an experiment to explore evaporation in both freshwater and saltwater.
4. Suck it up, a study of Transpiration: Demonstrates how plants are an important part of the water cycle because they move water from the ground up into the atmosphere.
5. It's all Relative (Humidity): Uses a sling psychrometer (included in Discovery Chest) to measure relative humidity. It also explores how humidity affects local weather.
6. Cloud Formation and Precipitation: Uses a demonstration to make clouds and rain in a box. It also teaches about cloud types and different forms of precipitation.
7. Runoff: Running Through the Watershed: Uses experiments in sand to simulate runoff and demonstrate properties of water on Earth's surface.
8. Ground Water: Water Under Our Feet: Explores the water table and aquifers, and uses an experiment to demonstrate how to find the water table.
9. "The SLV (solid, liquid, vapor) game" : Is perfect for younger students, and uses the five senses to introduce the three phases of water to younger children.
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Did You Know?
Pronghorn, once roaming the plains of North America in numbers second only to Bison, can be found at Bryce Canyon National Park. They are the fastest land mammal on the continent and only the second fastest mammalian runner in the whole world, reaching speeds of up to 60 mph! More...