Activities, Annual Events & Attractions



The Bryce Canyon area offers visitors many ways to view its scenic treasures. Guided ATV tours provided by local outfitters offer adventurers an opportunity to view lesser-known parts of the Bryce Canyon region. Other Bryce Canyon area outfitters conduct guided horseback rides through Dixie National Forest land surrounding Bryce Canyon National Park, including scenic Red Canyon. Another way of viewing the region’s less-traveled scenery is on local mountain bike trails, including Casto Canyon, Thunder Mountain, and around Tropic Reservoir. If you forgot your bike, mountain bike rentals are available at Ruby’s Inn. For a bird’s eye view of Bryce Canyon’s hoodoos, go for a scenic flight on Bryce Canyon Airlines. If you would like to hear interesting narration and enjoy stress-free transportation on your trip through Bryce Canyon, book a bus tour through Bryce Canyon Area Tours and Adventures. If you want to explore the area the simplest way, take a hike on Bryce Canyon National Park’s trails, including the Queen’s Garden Trail, Navajo Trail, Peek-a-boo Loop and Fairyland Loop. In the winter, outdoor enthusiasts will find cross-country skiing and snowshoeing excursions on Bryce Canyon’s trails a rewarding experience.




Activities



ATV Tours


 

Bryce Canyon ATV Tours
Phone: 435-834-5200
Toll Free: 800-432-5383
Ruby's Inn ATVs
Phone: 435-834-5341
Toll Free: 866-866-6616

Horseback Rides


 

Rubys Red Canyon Trail Rides
Horse Riding Information:
866-782-0002
Horse Riding Packages:1-866-866-6616
Red Canyon Horseback Rides
Toll Free: 1-800-89BRYCE
Scenic Rim Trail Rides
Phone: 435-834-5280
Toll Free: 800-679-5859

Mountain Biking

Scenic Flights


 

Mountain Bike Rentals at Ruby's Inn
Phone: 435-834-5232
Toll Free: 866-866-6616

 

Guided Bus Tours

Snow Activities


 

Bryce Canyon Area Tours and Adventures
Phone: 435-834-5351
Toll Free: 866-834-0043
Ruby's Inn Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing
Phone: 435-834-5351
Toll Free: 866-866-6616

 

Attractions



Bryce Canyon Elk Preserve


 

This small refuge provides visitors the opportunity to view Rocky Mountain bull elk up close onboard a wagon, or from the comfort of their own vehicles. The preserve is also home to European Fallow Deer and American buffalo. It allows visitors the chance to feed the deer. Tickets for the preserve are available at the Paunsaugunt Wildlife Museum. C/O Paunsaugunt Wildlife Museum, 1945 W. Hwy. 12, Bryce , UT 84764,
Phone: 435-834-5555

Paunsaugunt Museum Near Bryce Canyon National Park


 

Open April 1 November 15
NEW EXHIBITS FOR 2008! Over 150 new species of animals, a rare collection of over 300 seashells from around the world, and our new special feature a new display of the endangered jaguar. The Paunsaugunt Wildlife Museum is one of the finest museums in the Western United States featuring wildlife from around the world, Indian artifacts, birds of prey, the finest butterfly collection in North America with over 1,400 butterflies, bugs, ocean fish, western antiques, and now you can HAND FEED LIVE FALLOW DEER! Paunsaugunt Museum, 1945 W. Scenic Byway 12, Bryce, UT Telephone (435) 834-5555

 


Annual Events



Bryce Canyon ATV Rally


 

Held annually at the end of August, the Bryce Canyon ATV Rally offers full-day rides through the area's scenic landscapes, plus vendor booths and other events in the afternoons.

Bryce Canyon Resort
13500 E. Hwy. 12
Bryce , UT 84764
Phone: 435-834-5351
Toll Free: 800-834-0043

Bryce Canyon Country Rodeo


 

Held Wednesday through Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day, the rodeo is a showcase of cowboy skills. In addition to watching experienced cowboys, visitors can try their luck at bull riding, steer riding and sheep riding during the rodeo. The rodeo's venue sits across the highway from Ruby's Inn.

Ruby's Inn
1000 S. Hwy. 63
Bryce , UT 84764
Phone: 435-834-5355 ext. 7198
Toll Free: 866-782-0002

Bryce Canyon Rim Run and Walk


 

One of Utah 's most scenic races, the 5-mile Bryce Canyon Rim Run and Walk traverses ponderosa pine forests and offers scenic views of Bryce Canyon . Held annually the Saturday before Labor Day Weekend, the course's average elevation is 7,600 feet.

Ruby's Inn
1000 S. Hwy. 63
Bryce , UT 84764
Phone: 435-834-5341
Toll Free: 866-866-6616

 


 

Bryce Canyon Winter Festival


 

A President's Day Weekend tradition for more than two decades, the Bryce Canyon Winter Festival provides visitors a different perspective of the park's colorful hoodoos and offers a variety of activities, including cross-country ski races, a snow sculpture contest, guided snowshoe tours, photography clinics, children's activities and live entertainment, among others.

Ruby's Inn
1000 S. Hwy. 63
Bryce , UT 84764
Phone: 435-834-5341
Toll Free: 866-866-6616