Why are the rocks red? What is a hoodoo? The magic of Bryce Canyon inspires countless questions. Spend a few minutes or a few hours with us as we share fascinating facts about your national park, from "How Hoodoos Happen" to the wonders of the night sky. Ranger programs are free and are a great way to expand your knowledge of Bryce Canyon.
We have something for everyone year-round. Check our Ranger Program board in the park's Visitor Center for current programs, locations, and times. Beginning late spring through October, Ranger Program schedules are available online. You may view or download a representative program schedule by clicking here.
When: Daily - Spring, Summer & Fall
Where: Sunset Point
Duration: 1½ hrs. - 1 mile Roundtrip
Great views, fascinating plant and wildlife stories, a touch of geology and a wealth of cultural history - what more could you ask for? Join a park ranger for an overview of Bryce Canyon as you stroll along the rim of the Main Amphitheater. No reservations are required.
When: Almost Daily - Summer
Where: High Plateaus Institute
Duration: 1 hr.
All of Bryce Canyon's ranger programs are family friendly, but these in particular are fun for kids and parents alike. Rangers present a wide range of programs appealing to a variety of interests. Check at the visitor center for program topic and age requirements. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No reservations required.
When: Varies - See Program Schedule or Visitor Center
Duration: 1 hr.
Evening programs offer an in-depth look at some of the compelling stories and interesting resources that Bryce Canyon National Park protects. Check at the Visitor Center for topics, start times, and locations.
FULL MOON HIKES
When: Varies, Click Photo for More Information
Where: Varies, Check at Visitor Center
Duration: 1 hr. Multimedia Presentation + Stargazing with Telescopes
Join a park ranger for a celebration of Bryce Canyon's unparalleled night skies. Explore the stories of the constellations, track the motions of stars and planets, gaze at distant galaxies, and more! more...
Last updated: February 21, 2019