• Bryce Canyon Amphitheater

    Bryce Canyon

    National Park Utah

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    Due to bear activity at Bryce Canyon's back-country, the following campsite has been closed until further notice: Sheep Creek

Veteran's Day 2010

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Date: November 9, 2010
Contact: Dan Ng, 435.834.4740

Bryce Canyon National Park will waive
Entrance Fees on Veteran's Day, November 11

In honor of the service and sacrifices of veterans, all National Park Service sites across the country, including Bryce Canyon National Park, will offer free visitor admission on Veteran's Day, Thursday, November 11. The fee waiver applies to entrance fees only and does not include fees for permits or camping.

Visitors should be prepared for winter driving conditions with cool temperatures and possible snow, icy roads and temporary road closures. The park's shuttle operations have closed for the season. The Bryce Canyon Lodge's motel units, restaurant, general store and gift shop are open until noon, November 14th. The park's visitor center is open daily from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

In commemoration of Veteran's Day, Bryce Canyon National Park will present a special evening program entitled "Remember the Fallen." Join guest speakers Alison Libersa (Normandy, France) and Arthur Brookes (Cambridge, England) for a multi-media presentation about D-Day and the American Battlefields and Commission who protects America's fallen overseas. The program will be held at the Bryce Canyon Visitor Center from 7:00-8:00 pm on Thursday, November 11th.

Did You Know?

Temple-like spires can be seen in the main amphitheater at Bryce

March 13, 1919: A Utah Joint Memorial passed legislation which read in part: We urge that the Congress of the United States set aside for the use and enjoyment of the people a suitable area embracing "Bryce's Canyon" as a national monument under the name: "Temple of the Gods National Monument." More...