Local Area Attractions
Bryce Canyon National Park
Bryce Canyon National Park located fifteen minutes away.Open year round and located on Scenic Highway 12, Bryce Canyon's millions of pink rock hoodoos glow at sunrise and sunset. More than 50 miles of hiking trails wind through the park. Horseback trails, ski and snowshoe routes are also available. For more information, visit Bryce Canyon National Park online.
Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument
Grand Staircase - Escalante National Monument located ten minutes away.Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument is a vast, 1.9 million acre tract of land bordering Bryce Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area Capitol Reef National Park and Dixie National Forest. Less visited than the surrounding area, it offers exciting slot canyons, whimsical arches and stunning scenery. For more information, visit Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument online.
Kodachrome Basin State Park
Kodachrome Basin State Park located ten minutes away.At Kodachrome Basin, you can ride in a stagecoach, ride horseback, mountain bike, hike or enjoy a leisurely picnic. Named by the National Geographic Society for its magnificent colors, the park's unique spires light up at sunrise and sunset. For more information, visit Kodachrome Basin State Park online.
Capitol Reef National Park
Capitol Reef National Park located two hours away.Formerly a hideaway for Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch, today Capitol Reef draws hikers, photographers and history buffs. Discover what Butch found so attractive about Utah's least crowded and most surprising national park. For more information, visit Capitol Reef National Park online.
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
2015 Fee Free Days in Bryce Canyon National Park
Mark your calendar for these fee-free dates in 2015:
Martin Luther King Jr.
President's Day Weekend
Opening Weekend National Park Week
National Park Service 99th Birthday
National Public Lands Day
Utah Prairie Dog Day June 12, 2015
Bryce Canyon National Park's fourth annual Utah Prairie Dog Day will take place Friday, June 12, 2015
"Bryce Canyon National Park is highlighting the incredibly fascinating world of a Utah prairie dog colony, from their social system to complex language. Utah prairie dogs are considered keystone species that perform a variety of important ecological functions including soil aeration which helps plants grow, providing prey and places to live for other animals, and maintaining meadow ecosystems."
2015 Bryce Canyon Astronomy Festival June 17 -20th
Join Bryce Canyon National Park for their 16th Annual Astronomy Festival.
More information at http://www.nps.gov/brca/planyourvisit/astronomyprograms.htm
Annual Bryce Canyon Half-Marathon and 5K - June 10-11, 2015
Stay the night at our campground and be moments away from where all of the activities will take place!
Join 2,000 runners early in the morning for the half-marathon beginning in Bryce Canyon City and ending at the Cannonville town park, just 2 blocks from our campground, or enter the 5K run/walk in Cannonville, UT.
"Half Marathon: 6:00A.M. - Starts in Bryce Canyon City - Ends in Cannonville Park. The 1/2 Marathon starts on Hwy 63, Bryce. Start elev. 7,652 ft - Finish at 5,800 ft. 5K Run/Walk: 6:30A.M. - 5K Run/Walk in Cannonville. If you're not interested in competing for cash, or would simply rather endure a shorter distance, start at 6:30 AM in Cannonville for the 5K Run/Walk. The 5K is an out and back in Cannonville on the road to Kodachrome State Park."
Visit the website:http://http://www.brycecanyonhalfmarathon.com for more information.
Boulder Heritage Festival July 10., 2015
"Boulder, Utah is a unique and beautiful community with a broad cultural diversity and rich history. The Boulder Heritage Festival seeks to educate, cultivate, and celebrate these themes, by providing a forum where contemporary Boulder can enrich itself in connecting with its past." For more information visit their website: http://www.boulderutah.com/heritage/
For more information visit their website: http://www.boulderutah.com/heritage/