Ranger Guided Activities
Why are the rocks red? What is a hoodoo? What is a deer's favorite food? The magic of Bryce Canyon sparks the imagination of its many visitors. Spend a few minutes or a few hours with us as we share fascinating facts about your national park. 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 locations and times. Beginning late spring through October, Ranger Program schedules are produced every two weeks. You may view or download a representative program schedule by clicking the link below.
Click here for a representative Summer Ranger-led Program Schedule. Note: Start times vary with change of seasons. Check at visitor center for most up-to-date program information. All ranger-led programs are free of charge.
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 want? Join a park ranger for an overview of Bryce Canyon as you stroll along the rim of the Bryce Amphitheater. No reservations are required for this activity.
When: Almost Daily - Summer
Where: North Campground Picnic Area
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. Sign up at the visitor center. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
When: Nightly - Summer & Fall
Duration: 1 hr.
Evening programs offer an in-depth look at some of the compelling stories and interesting resources that Bryce Canyon protects. Check at visitor center for topics, start times, and locations.
Full Moon Hikes
When: click on photo to see schedule
Where: Varies, check at Visitor Center for specific information
Duration: 1 hr. multimedia show + stargazing with telescopes
Join a park ranger for a celebration of Bryce Canyon's unparalleled night sky. In this last grand sanctuary of natural darkness you can see stars like few places on Earth! more...