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Scenic 18 Mile Drive

Table top plateau from the scenic 18 mile drive.

Photographed by Dan Mclaughlin 14 January, 2016.


January 13, 2016
Free Entry to Bryce Canyon National Park –January 18th
BRYCE, UT – Bryce Canyon National Park is joining all National Park Service (NPS) sites across the nation in waiving admission fees on Monday, January 18, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr., federal holiday. No matter how you choose to enter the park – by car, RV, ski, or snowshoe – the entrance fee to the park will be waived next Monday for all recreational visits.

September 18, 2015
Winter Operations Commences
Bryce Canyon National Park remains open year around and showcases some of its most striking vistas during the winter months. As snow increases and daytime temperatures decrease, hikers are encouraged to prepare by dressing warmly and hiking with either snowshoes or under-boot traction devices when applicable. Check with the Visitor Center for up-to-date information before beginning any hike. Be Safe and Stay Warm!

September 8, 2015
"Every Kid in a Park" Bryce Canyon National Park Pass
Bryce Canyon National Park is proud to participate in the "Every Kid in a Park" program as part of President Obama's commitment to protect our nation's unique outdoor spaces and ensure that more Americans have the opportunity to visit and enjoy them.

August 19, 2015
Bryce Canyon National Park's Annual Pass: A Great Deal for Local Residents and Repeat Visitors
What many visitors to Bryce Canyon don't realize, however, is that the park also offers a park-specific Annual Pass that waives entrance fees to Bryce Canyon National Park for 12 months from the date of purchase. At $35, the Bryce Canyon Annual Pass is a bargain for local residents and others who visit Bryce Canyon several times a year.


July 17, 2015
6th Annual Geology Festival July 31st & August 1st, 2015
Please join us for two days of fun family activities learning about dinosaurs; the geology of Utah's public lands, & how Bryce Canyon N.P. was formed –why it is not a "real canyon"!


June 24, 2015
Vapur Launches Hydration Program in Partnership w/ Bryce Canyon and Elkay
Vapur , makers of the flexible, reusable and eco-responsible "Anti-Bottle," is pleased to announce the launch of its Hydration Program partnership with Bryce Canyon National Park and Elkay.


May 28, 2015
6th Annual Utah Prairie Dog Day
Superintendent Lisa Eckert invites you to join the park in our sixth annual celebration of the Utah prairie dog, a native species to Utah and the Bryce Canyon area.


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April 23, 2015
Tourism to Local National Parks (Zion, Bryce, Cedar Breaks and Pipe Spring) creates more than $433 Million in Economic Benefits Report shows visitor spending supports nearly 5,000 jobs in local economy.
February 2, 2015
President's Budget Request FY 2016 for National Park Service
President Obama's budget request for fiscal year 2016 –the centennial year of the National Park Service –includes $3 billion for the bureau's critical conservation, preservation, and recreation mission.
November 25, 2014
Shared Use Path for Bryce Canyon National Park.
The National Park Service has published a proposed rule to authorize bicycle use on 6.2 miles of a shared-use pathway in Bryce Canyon National Park.

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