Hoodoos and forest mixed together
Bryce Canyon, famous for its worldly unique geology, consists of a series of horseshoe-shaped amphitheaters carved from the eastern edge of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. The erosional force of frost-wedging and the dissolving power of rainwater have shaped the colorful limestone rock of the Claron Formation into bizarre shapes, including slot canyons, windows, fins, and spires called "hoodoos".Read More
Astronomy and the Night Sky
Bryce Canyon offers a regular schedule of astronomy programs. Or plan to join us for the 13th annual Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival, June 5 -8, 2013Read More
Help plan your visit by downloading our park newspaper. Available in English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish.Read More
With activities and programs for all ages, plan to join us for Bryce Canyon's 4th annual GeoFest on July 26 and 27, 2013.Read More
Nature & Science
In addition to its spectacular geology, Bryce Canyon is home to many species of birds and mammals, as well as a wide variety of plants.Read More
Early Pioneers - Ebenezer and Mary Bryce
In the 1870s Ebenezer Bryce built a logging road that ended at the red cliffs now known as Bryce Canyon, one small part of the park's human history.Read More
Bryce Canyon is most beautiful in Winter. Come prepared for snow! While daytime highs are usually above freezing, nighttime low can be VERY cold!Read More
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...