• 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.

PROPANE BOTTLE RECYCLER FOR BRYCE CANYON

Propane Bottle Recycle Unit (Portable)
Propane Bottle Recycler
WWW Industries

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News Release Date: January 26, 2011
Contact: Julie Newland, 435.834.4733

PROPANE BOTTLE RECYCLER FOR BRYCE CANYON

Bryce Canyon National Park has awarded contract P1330110054 to Wayne Wilson, dba WWW Industries, a small business in Billings Montana, for the purchase of a Mobile Propane Bottle Recycler (PBR). The "PBR" will be the fourth of its kind in the National Park system. Others are located at Yellowstone NP, Yosemite NP, and Grand Teton NP. The recycler is a “closed loop” system and no propane gas is released into the environment. In fact, the propane is used to power the machine. The resulting empty bottles are crushed and recycled as scrap metal. The apparatus is efficient to use and able to recycle hundreds of bottles per day.

Bryce Canyon NP will work with local land management partners to maximize the use of the recycler to reduce hazardous waste and waste hauling fees. Since this unit is mobile, Bryce Canyon can also promote its use by sharing the equipment with other parks in the area, such as Zion NP, Capital Reef NP, Southern Utah Group Parks, Glen Canyon NRA and making it a resource for local communities while promoting innovative leadership in recycling in these rural areas.

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Expected delivery date is May, 2011. For further information, please contact: Julie Newland, Contract Specialist, 435-834-4733.

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Main entrance sign with Interpretation staff

Bryce Canyon, first designated Bryce Canyon National Monument on June 8, 1923; reached National Park status on September 15, 1928. More...