Bryce This Weekend!

Weekend at Bryce Canyon National Park

wan·der·lust ˈwändərˌləst/noun 1.a strong desire to travel. It is that time of year when the dew stays on the grass blades just a bit longer each morning. The sun starts to hesitate before it peeks over the mountain tops. This is nature’s way of ushering in the fall. The magnificent colors begin to pop as the leaf’s change from green … Read More

Family Fun “Canyon-2-Canyon” & “Movie in the Park”

Bryce Canyon Red Canyon Bike Trail

With the end of summer approaching, Bryce Canyon City is hosting family-friendly events that are free to the public. A Fly-in and Car Show as well as a bike ride for the whole family, all of this entirely 100 percent free. Movie in the Park This particular weekend begins at 8:30 pm, Friday, August 24th with an outdoor “Movie in … Read More

Wanderlust Cowgirl Coffee

Wanderlust Cowgirl Coffeeshop near Bryce Canyon

Wanderlust They say all who wander are not lost. But if the desire to travel is strong, they might call you Wanderlust. In 1983 Wallace Stegner said, “National parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst.” Highway 89, sometimes referred to as National Parks Highway passes … Read More

Recognizing and preventing heat stroke when hiking

Best hikes for the sunset at Bryce Canyon

Luckily, hikers who are knowledgeable about heat exhaustion and heat stroke are less likely to be affected by these issues. By knowing what heat exhaustion and heat stroke are, preventing them from occurring, recognizing their symptoms, and being able to administer the proper treatment, hikers will be much safer during their outdoor excursions. The following information will be invaluable when … Read More

Bryce Canyon Half Marathon

Trail running at Bryce Canyon

Bryce Canyon Half Marathon Whether you run or not, you’ll want to sign up for the Bryce Canyon Half Marathon this year. There are events and activities for all ages. Seasoned runners from around the globe enter the half marathon as well as locals and amateurs at every stage. One of the most prestigious half marathons in the country and … Read More

Bryce Canyon Music Camp

Kids' activities at Bryce Canyon

Register Here! Specializing in Violin, Viola and Cello Celebrating its 8th season, the Bryce Canyon Music Camp (BCMC), specializing in violin, viola, and cello (Suzuki Method) begins on June 4th-8th, 2018. Located next to the beautiful Bryce Canyon National Park. Sign up is happening now. Please read the details below to enroll your child into this tremendous musical program with world-class … Read More

Red-Painted Faces

Colorful hoodoo face at Bryce Canyon

The Paiutes say, Anka-Ku-Was-A-Wits, meaning red-painted faces. The legend of Bryce Canyon’s hoodoos was told in the first half of the 20th century by an elder in the Paiute nation. His name and actual words were recorded by a park ranger with foresight and wisdom to write down his description of the hoodoo legend passed down through dozens of generations. … Read More

Experience Bryce Canyon’s Winterland at 33rd annual Winter Festival

Bryce Canyon Winter fest skiers

President’s Day Weekend Ruby’s Inn will host the 33rd annual Bryce Canyon Winter Festival. The winter festival, which runs Feb. 17-19, offers a variety of free and paid clinics, demos, and tours for the whole family. This year’s festival will bring back the Balloon Glow After Dark, an activity which was introduced at last year’s festival. Deanna Moore, director of … Read More