Bryce Canyon's Geology Festival (GeoFest) is scheduled for Friday, July 14 and Saturday, July 15, 2017. Join park rangers for guided hikes, family-friendly geology programs, bus tours with a geologist, evening programs with special guest speakers, as well as exhibits and family oriented activities at the visitor center.
Obtain free tickets, prior to Bryce Canyon Geology Hike and Mossy Cave Hike at the Bryce Canyon Visitor Center.
Tentative schedule of events and are subject to change.
Bryce Canyon Geology Hikes
8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Friday & Saturday (Group size limited, free ticket required)
Join a geologist for a moderately strenuous 3-mile hike in the amphitheater. Meet at the General Store and bring water.
Mossy Cave Hikes
9 - 10:30 a.m. Friday & Saturday (Group size limited, free ticket required)
1:00 - 2:30 PM Friday & Saturday (Group size limited, free ticket required)
Join a park geologist for an easy 1-mile round-trip hike at Mossy Cave Trail.
**Geology Bus Tours
9 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday (Group size limited, reservations required)
Join a geologist for a 3.5 hr. roadside geology tour of Bryce Canyon
Exhibits, Information & Family Fun
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday & Saturday
Visit booths and participate in family fun activities at the Visitor Center Plaza.
10:00 a.m. & 2 p.m. at Sunset Point Friday & Saturday
5 - 6:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday
Join a geologist for a leisurely 1-mile round-trip along the rim of the Bryce Amphitheater. Meet at Sunset Point.
Friday Evening Program
July 14th, 2017 7:30 - 8:30 p.m., Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium
Join special guest speaker for a one-hour multimedia presentation.
Join Dr. Larry Davis of the Natural History Association for a special geology program - Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Auditorium - 2:00 pm
July 15th, 2017 2:00 pm., Bryce Canyon Visitor Center Auditorium
Join Dr. Larry Davis of the Natural History Association for a special geology program.
**Reservations for the Geology bus Tour may be made by calling (435) 834-5290 or, in person, at the Shuttle Parking & Boarding Area in Bryce Canyon City.