After a centennial year that brought more than 2.3 million visitors to Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, park officials are anticipating what all early indications suggest will be another very busy year and summer season. Preparations to accommodate the area’s growing popularity are currently underway as seasonal facilities reopen, services resume, and hours are extended.
Bryce Canyon National Park
With all of Washington, D.C.'s political intrigue -- the seeming commercialization of the White House, the administration's mysterious connections to Russia, and President Trump's ability to be both landlord and tenant on a government property -- why is U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz so curious about the planning and forethought that goes into a Twitter tweet? No, the Utah Republican is not sifting through the president's Twitter feed. Rather, his attention was caught by a seemingly innocuous tweet from Bryce Canyon National Park.2017-01-19-jec-to-fritzke-bryce-canyon-np-bears-ears-1.pdf
100 Classic Hikes Utah: National Parks And Monuments, National Wilderness And Recreation Areas, State Parks, Uintas, Wasatch
Utah is one of the largest outdoor playgrounds in the world, with incredible canyon country, lofty mountains, deep forests, and high desert all waiting to be explored. So it's no surprise that Julie Trevelyan took all of this immense landscape into account when she set out to write a hiking guide to the Beehive State.
One of Bryce Canyon National Park's iconic hoodoos is no more, having fallen victim to time and frost wedging.
With the season's first snowflakes having fallen in Utah, the staff at Bryce Canyon National Park is getting their park ready for winter.
This video shows how black carpenter ants have promoted restoration of a healthy forest at Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah after the Bridge Fire in 2009.
When crews built a trail at Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, vegetation was disturbed on either side of the trail during construction. In this video, vegetation crew lead Lucy Ellis discusses replanting native plants in the work zone with the help of volunteers.
A rockfall has closed the Wall Street section of the Navajo Loop at Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah, according to park officials.
As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary, we celebrate ongoing Earth and atmospheric research made possible by conservation efforts.