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Sonntag, 22. März 2015, 16:23

Infos zum Bryce Canyon NP

Full Moon Hikes

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You are cordially invited to celebrate Bryce Canyon's thrilling Night Life! Check your calendar and join us for these uniquely-Bryce experiences. During full moons, (1-2 consecutive nights each month), when the mix of shadows and moonlight cause the hoodoos to take on spooky personalities, we offer 1-2 mile-long moonlit hikes. These hikes descend down into the canyon along steep and rocky trails. Due to the nature of this special activity all participants must agree to the following rules.

RULES:
Children under age 6 are not permitted.
Hiking boots or hiking shoes (lug soles) are required for your safety and the safety of the Park Staff and other Participant(s).
Flashlights, headlamps are not allowed. Flash photography may be permitted under key restrictions.
Bring drinking water and a jacket - nightime temperatures can be cold.
Due to steep and rocky trails this activity is not wheelchair accessible.

NOTE: The number of visitors we can accommodate on our Full Moon Hikes is limited for safety reasons. Tickets for the Full Moon Hike will be distributed via lottery on the day of the hike and each person in your family or group must be present (with the hiking shoes/boots they plan to wear!), however, only one person per group needs to hold a winning number. Each person in your family or group should take a number to increase the chance of obtaining a ticket to join the hike. There is a strict limit of EIGHT (8) participants per winning lottery number. The lottery will be held in the Bryce Canyon Lodge Auditorium at precisely 3:00 pm MDT; lottery number distribution will begin at 2:30 p.m. MDT and no tickets will be distributed once the lottery begins - please do not arrive at the Lodge prior to 2:30 pm.


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Montag, 23. März 2015, 03:03

Tolles Angebot, nur würde ich zu bestimmten Jahreszeiten eine Gallone heißen Tee statt Wasser mitnehmen, 21 ° Fahrenheit kann man nicht immer beim Wandern wegschwitzen. (:tongue:)

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Montag, 12. Oktober 2015, 18:27

Könnte ja für irgendwen interessant sein:

Lodging available for 1st time during winter in Bryce Canyon National Park

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For the first time since it was founded, Bryce Canyon National Park will have lodging available inside the park during the winter months.

The National Park Service approved a pilot program that will allow up to 35 motel rooms to remain open throughout the 2015-2016 winter season, according to the Bryce Canyon National Park website. While historic Ruby's Inn and other nearby hotels outside the park typically remain open during the winter months, the Bryce Canyon Lodge and other lodging facilities inside the park have previously been closed from November to March.

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Sonntag, 3. Januar 2016, 17:52

Wer im Frühjahr im Bryce Canyon wandern möchte, sollte sich erkundigen, ob sein Hike möglich ist:

Several trails closed in Bryce Canyon National Park due to dangerous conditions

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Dangerous conditions have forced the closure of several trails in Bryce Canyon National Park.
The Wall Street section of Navajo Loop is closed due to falling rock and treacherous, icy switchbacks, park officials said.
The connecting trail from Bryce Point to Peekaboo Loop is also closed. The Peekaboo Loop is open but must be accessed from Sunset or Sunrise points.
The rim trail between Bryce Point and Inspiration Point is also closed for the season.
The trails will reopen in late spring.

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Sonntag, 10. April 2016, 16:20

Historic Ruby’s Inn turns 100 this year

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The National Park Service has been touting the yearlong celebrations of its centennial this year — but they are not the only ones turning 100 in 2016.
It's a happy 100th as well for Ruby's Inn.
In May 1916, Reuben (Ruby) and Minnie Syrett settled a homestead near Bryce Canyon not knowing the wonders that lay in their own backyard.

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Freitag, 9. Dezember 2016, 18:51

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Mittwoch, 23. August 2017, 18:04

View classic planes, cars against backdrop of Bryce Canyon at annual fly-in

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Southern Utah is going back in time for its fourth annual “Bryce Canyon Fly-in and Car Show.” The show is an opportunity for families, travelers, car enthusiasts and airplane lovers to have an exciting day of adventure in Bryce Canyon Country.
This year’s event will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Bryce Canyon Airport, located at 450 N. Airport Road in Bryce Canyon City.
“So far, the ‘Fly-in and Car Show’ has been successful,” Greg Pollock, Bryce Canyon airport manager, said. “It usually takes five to 10 years before large crowds of people start to come, but a lot of people have come the past two years. One year, we ran out of food because we only expected about 150 people to show up. Luckily, Ruby’s Inn is close and helped us out.”
Registration and check-in for cars and planes starts at 8 a.m. Saturday. At 10 a.m., visitors will be able to attend the airport open house, view the historic warbirds, watch the static plane displays and observe the car show. The warbirds include planes from World War II and the Korean War, and the pilots will be available to answer questions.
Later in the day, from noon to 2 p.m., attendees can purchase a pulled pork lunch to support the Tropic Scout Troop. At 3 p.m., trophies for the car show winners will be awarded. Admission to the Fly-in and Car Show is free to the public.
The event also includes a raffle giveaway and prizes. Prizes include a helicopter tour over Bryce Canyon National Park, camping chairs, camping backpacks and more. Proceeds from the raffle go toward putting on the show.
Pollock said the second year of the event brought 600-800 people.
“We hope the show will not only continue to grow and bring attention to the airport from local areas, but also nationally,” he said. “Our ultimate goal is to have enough people fly in, enter cars and attend the event to help the economy in our area.”
The Bryce Canyon Fly-in and Car Show coincides with the weekend of the National Park Service’s birthday, so those in attendance can receive free admission to Bryce Canyon National Park Friday and then head over to the Fly-in and Car Show Saturday.
More information about the show can be found online- Those interested in registering their car or airplane can find information here.

Event details
What: “Bryce Canyon Fly-in and Car Show.”
When: Saturday, Aug. 26, 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Registration and check-in for cars and planes starts at 8 a.m.
Where: Bryce Canyon Airport, 450 N. Airport Road, Bryce Canyon City.
Cost: Free
Additional information: Admittance to Bryce Canyon National Park will be free Friday, Aug. 25, in celebration of the National Park Service’s birthday.

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Sonntag, 1. April 2018, 18:36

Springtime hours, construction coming to Bryce Canyon

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With its busy season right around the corner, Bryce Canyon National Park is extending it hours and warning visitors of upcoming construction projects.

Things to know about the 2018 season:

Visitor info: The visitor center and bookstore, which open their doors at 8 a.m., will stay open until 6 p.m. starting April 1 and then until 8 p.m. starting April 29. Ranger programs, including daily geology talks and rim walks, as well as popular astronomy programs, are on the schedule. An Astronomy Festival is set for June 13-16, and a Geology Festival from July 27-28.

Shuttle service: On April 13, bus routes begin to the Bryce Amphitheater area of the park. The reservation-only Rainbow Bus Tour showcasing southern park views also starts up the same day. They're free but riders must pay the park's entrance fee. Vehicles longer than 20 feet won't be allowed in amphitheater parking during shuttle hours.

Food: The park's lodge will open March 23 for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Valhalla Pizzeria and the park's coffee shop next door will open May 15 from 6 a.m. to 10 pm. Trail snacks, groceries and showers are available at the General Store at Sunrise Point.

Camping: Starting in June, the park's Sunset and North campgrounds will close for paving, so reservations can only be made through May.

Parking: Other construction projects will briefly affect parking areas near the visitor's center and lodge during the season.

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Freitag, 20. Juli 2018, 18:17

Bryce hosts Canyon 2 Canyon bike ride and Fly-In and Car Show

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Summer is coming to an end. Before it is officially over, travelers can take one last weekend adventure to Bryce Canyon Country for the fifth annual Fly-in and Car Show and the second annual Canyon 2 Canyon bike ride. Both events take place Aug. 25 and kick off the evening of Aug. 24. with an outdoor movie.
The Bryce Canyon Fly-In and Car Show starts at 11 a.m. at the Bryce Canyon Airport, located at 450 N. Airport Road in Bryce. Car check-in is at 10 a.m., with most of the activities taking place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include viewing anywhere from 30 to 50 vintage cars, exploring the airport and seeing warbirds, watching the static plane displays, enjoying music, and indulging in food from various vendors.
The location to register for the Canyon 2 Canyon Bike Ride will be at the grass area next to the Bryce Canyon Shuttle Station, located at 165 S. Main St. at 6:50 a.m. Registration is free and includes a T-shirt, raffle card and prizes. Bike riders can choose to ride from three different starting places: Inspiration Point inside Bryce Canyon, Ruby’s Inn and the top of Red Canyon. Bikes are also available to rent at the Sinclair Station. The show also includes drawings and giveaways. Some of the prizes include a camping package and a car-show package along with items such as camping chairs, lounge chairs, canopies, and a camp chef.
Before the car show starts, visitors can experience the red-rock beauty of southern Utah firsthand while riding a bike at the Canyon 2 Canyon Bike Ride. Hosted by Bryce Canyon City and the Bryce Canyon Natural History Association, the bike event starts in Bryce Canyon National Park at Inspiration Point and goes for 17 miles, ending in Red Canyon.
Ruby’s Inn will provide shuttles with trailers to take riders and their bikes to each of the three starting places and pick up from Red Canyon. The first shuttle leaves at 7:00 a.m. and runs every 20 minutes, until noon when the last shuttle will pick bikers up in Red Canyon. Bikers that start at Inspiration Point need to purchase a park pass, which can be bought at the Bryce Canyon Shuttle Station. The closing ceremonies for the bike ride will be at 12:30 p.m.
“Those who come to the Fly-In and Car Show always seem to love it,” said Tye Ramsay, manager at Bryce Canyon Airport. “The show is the perfect family-friendly event. This year’s show will be even better as we have teamed up with Bryce Canyon City’s Canyon 2 Canyon Bike Ride to provide an entire weekend of fun.”
In the evening, when both events are over, visitors can head over to Ruby’s Inn to enjoy the Car Show and Shine that starts at 7 p.m. and the Balloon Glow that starts at 8:30 p.m. The airport will provide a free shuttle to and from the airport and the hotel. On Aug. 24 before the biking event, Best Western Plus Ruby’s lnn will show a movie on the front lawn.
To learn more about the Fly-In and Car Show and the Canyon 2 Canyon event, visit bryceflyandbike.com.

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Montag, 6. August 2018, 20:03

Highway 12 back open after flooding

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Highway 12 in Garfield County was briefly closed Thursday after heavy rain and flooding in the area.
Utah Department of Transportation responded to clear the road of mud and debris.
County officials said delays are expected, but there is no need for travelers to reroute or reschedule their plans.
Visitors can still make it to Bryce Canyon National Park. The area was deemed safe and the sheriff’s office said it is getting cars through as quickly as it can.

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