We have something for everyone year-round. Ranger programs are always free, though some (such as winter snowshoe hikes and full moon hikes) require advance sign-up or are subject to a lottery. Visit our calendar page for current and any special programming beyond the standard programs offered below.
Hoodoo Geology Talks
When: Daily at 11 a.m., year-round
When: Sunday - Wednesday at 8:30 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day
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 or our online Calendar for topics.
Night Sky Telescope Tours
When: ~10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays Memorial Day to Labor Day. On Saturdays when staffing permits from Labor Day to Memorial Day.
Rangers with lasers will point out constellations visible in the night sky and use telescopes to educate visitors about the science and cultural history of astronomy and Bryce canyon's International Dark Sky status.
Full Moon Hikes
When: Year-round, on full moon nights as staffing permits; see link below for dates
When: Labor Day to Memorial Day: 1 p.m., when snowpack and staffing allows (must have at least 14")
When: Summer, days vary
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. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Last updated: July 23, 2022